Toka January Book Pick: Brown Like Dosas, Samosas and Sticky Chikki by Rebecca Manari and Heetal Dattani Joshi

Samaira is a little chocolate colored girl who meets a purple colored lady called Anahi. Anahi wants to change Samaira into a shade of white. How Samaira responds to her forms the rest of the book. And it's pretty marvelous! This is the best book I’ve read this year!

The Toka Box Top South Asian Children's Books of 2018!

To commemorate the best in South Asian Fiction children, we present the Toka Box Top South Asian Children's Books of 2018!

12 Books For Children Who Love History

We give you 12 amazing children's books on Indian history that your child will truly love!

3 Delicious Sankranti and Pongal Sweet Recipes

Pongal, Sankranti, Lohri -- the festival of harvest and of new beginnings is around the corner. We give you 3 lovely sweet dishes to celebrate the occasion!

Book Review: Pooni at the Taj Mahal by Manjula Padmanabhan

Written by Manjula Padmanabhan and published by Tulika, 'Pooni at the Taj Mahal' is about two children who take their cat Pooni to the Taj Mahal. But then Pooni goes missing! Even as Minnie and Sunny join their parents to look for the cat, we can spot Pooni in a corner of the Taj Mahal!

7 Must-Read Books for Pongal and Makar Sankranti

Pongal, Lohri or Makar Sankranti -- this beautiful festival is experienced differently across India but the celebration of harvest and new beginnings is common everywhere. We bring you 7 must-read books on Pongal and Sankranti.

Book Review: Polar Bear by Norbert Rosing

Polar Bear is a beautiful book for preschoolers. It is about Norbert Rosing’s travel to the Arctic Circle. Filled with stunning photographs of the animals, the book is about how Rosing went to the Arctic with his dogs and something amazing happened.

Book Review: Machher Jhol by Richa Jha, Illustrated by Sumanta Dey

With jaw-dropping illustrations and a story that ends with a huge surprise, Machher Jhol brings you all the sights, smells and sounds of Kolkata.

Book Review: Dance of the Wild by Richa Jha, Illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane

Dance of the Wild is a stunning and evocative picture book about a girl, Shilu, who loves to dance naked, much to her grandma's chagrin. But Shilu doesn't see why it's wrong.

Book Review: Suddenly Cow by Sowmya Rajendran, Illustrated by Samidha Gunjal

"It was a boring day," begins Sowmya Rajendran's book, Suddenly Cow. Not for long! The story meanders into a quirky and fabulously funny tale about how a cow wanders into little Anu's day every time she is on the spot in some way!

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