An earthquake, a kidnapping, a secret cave, ancient treasure… Quite the Bollywood film, this is turning out to be.

FASTER FENDY, BR Bhagwat, Penguin India, Rs.199

Join Lu Quartet on their adventures in caves and ravines, secret chambers and dark mango groves, and see if you can unravel the twists and turns of the whodunits just as they do.

THE LU QUARTET SUPER SLEUTHS AND OTHER STORIES, Nalini Das, Hachette Books, Rs. 399

You never know what’s going to happen in Pagla Dashu’s world. Life is never dull when he shakes up people and places until everything is topsy-turvy.

THE CRAZY TALES OF PAGLA DASHU AND CO, Sukumar Ray, Hachette, Rs. 295

At once roguish and honourable, superhero and villain, Amar Aiyaar is one of the most colourful characters in traditional storytelling in India.

AMAR AIYAAR KING OF TRICKSTERS, Sulaiman Ahmad, Hachette, Rs. 375

Short stories of young writers from class IV to IX were published in a single book on the following themes, Waiting, Lost, and Secret.

FOR KIDS BY KIDS, Scholastic, Rs. 115