A historical fantasy, first published in 1905, it is set in two different periods of English history. The ten stories in this book are told to two children by people magically plucked out of history by Puck, from Midsummer Night's Dream. Each story begins and ends with a poem that relates to the story.
PUCK OF POOK'S HILL by Rudyard Kipling, Mind Melodies, Rs. 160
Another diary of Amos Lee. Now he is in his last year in junior school and is taking part in the newly launched Tween Idol Contest. He has a twitter account so that people can vote for him. But then his arch enemy Michael is doing the same thing!
THE DIARY OF AMOS LEE by Adeline Foo, Hachette, Rs 195
For more than a century brave people across the world have taken a stand against violence and oppression. Their actions have toppled governments, challenged unjust laws and rebuilt societies. This is the power of nonviolent resistance. This is the legacy of Gandhiji.
From individuals such as Muhammad Ali, whose refusal to be drafted helped galvanize American resistance to war, to movements such as Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared, whose courageous vigils for their missing children contributed to the fall of the military government responsible for the kidnappings, this book profiles some of the major figures of nonviolent resistance from around the world.
AFTER GANDHI, Brave Torchbearers of Nonviolent Resistance by Anne Sibley O'Brien and Perry Edmond O'Brien, Hachette, Rs. 350.
Keywords: children's books