Have you ever wondered about the journey of a book before it reaches you? In this video I take you through the various stages of a book before it reaches book stores and your homes, to entertain and delight you.
Here are 5 tips to ensure that your child will fall in love with stories and look forward to every storytelling session with you!
Happy to share the first look of my new book. Coming soon!
Guddu’s mother wants to take a photo but Guddu simply refuses to smile! Join me for a rollicking storytelling in Marathi, as we try to unlock the reason why Guddu will not smile!
Parents often wonder which language to pick when telling their children stories. Should they use English? Or is it better to narrate stories in their mother tongue?
Parents who don’t read themselves are often worried about how they can get their little ones to read and fall in love with books. With these four simple suggestions you can ensure that your little one is surrounded by books and stories. From there, it’s only a step to seeing your child fall in love with books and become a reader for life.
One red umbrella with many animals crowded under it! What happens next? Listen to me narrate my version of an old tale!
Ask people about the books they read to their children and they will enthusiastically tell you about their favourite books. They will narrate the story, describe the size and format of the book, the kind of paper used and how well produced it is. But ask them who the author and illustrator are and you will find them strangely clueless. Here’s why you should pay attention to those names on the cover of the book you enjoy so much!
As a child, all the stories I listened to came with a moral. Many of the stories I read had morals too, though these were often cleverly smuggled into the story. It was as if the world of adults believed that everything was a not-to-be-missed opportunity to teach children something.
So, should stories for children have morals?