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Something to Chew On

Kalpavriksh's new book for young readers, Something to Chew On, talks about the different aspects of the food we eat - where does it come from, its history, and the different stories behind the food we consume.

This 84 page book for young readers is priced at Rs. 150/-

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Secrets of the Jungle

This is an activity book for children, based on the forests of Central India. It is jointly published by Kalpavriksh and Last Wilderness Foundation. It is written by Tanya Majmudar and Sharmila Deo. Its hindi version Jungle ke Rahasya is translated into Hindi by Bhavna Menon and is available with Last Wilderness Foundation

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Circle of Life

 

A fascinating book about the life story of a honey bee and other members of her hive, living in the lush green forests of India.

 


The book is written by Tanya Majmudar and Illustrated by Sushama Durve.

Read the Review on Teacher Plus Oct 2015

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Jeevanache Chakra (in Marathi)

A fascinating book about the life story of a honey bee and other members of her hive, living in the lush green forests of India.


The book was written in English by Tanya Majmudar and Illustrated by Sushama Durve. This Marathi translation is by Siddharth Kelkar.

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Shero to the Rescue

Young Shero lives in Kachchh, a beautiful place in Gujarat, in the West of India. One day she sees some strange people near her home. What are they doing there? When she discovers their plans, she panics. She rallies together many other animals living in the grasslands, wetlands and deserts of Kachchh. What can they do to save their land, their homes? Read on to discover.....

The story has been written by Ashish Kothari

Illustrated by Anusha Menon

Read the Review on Teacher Plus Oct 2015

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Khari Journeys Through Kachchh 

Khari is a little demoiselle crane who is on her first visit to Kachchh. Join her in her adventures as she flies through various habitats of the district, and enjoy doing some puzzles along the way...

The story has been written by Sujatha Padmanabhan and Shruthi Ramakrishna

Illustrated by Kalyani Ganapathy

Read the Review on Teacher Plus Oct 2015

 

 

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Shero e Bachavyu Kutch

Young Shero lives in Kutch, a beautiful place in Gujarat, in the West of India. One day she sees some strange people near her home. What are they doing there? When she discovers their plans, she panics. She rallies together many other animals living in the grasslands, wetlands and desert of Kutch. What can they do to save their land, their homes?

This story is in Gujarati. It was written in English by Ashish Kothari and has been translated into Gujarati by Rupa Majmudar and illustrated by Anusha Menon

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Khaari Kachchhni Musafriye

A simple story that introduces children to the different ecosystems in Kachchh. Written by Sujatha Padmanabhan, and Shruthi Ramakrishna of Khamir, the story has been translated into Gujarati by Rekha Bhimani and illustrated by Kalyani Ganapathy.

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Ghost of the Mountains published in Nepali

Parbot Ko Pret (a Nepali translation of Ghost of the Mountains by Sujatha Padmanabhan) was published by Kalpavriksh, Himalayan Nature (a Kathmandu based NGO), and the Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust. The translation was done by Shri Karan Bahadur Shah. The book was released at the closing ceremony of the 17th Wildlife Week organized by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation and its partner organisations. The chief guest at the function was the Honorable Secretary Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Mr Nabin Ghimire

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ghostofthemountains icon  The Ghost of The Mountains written by Sujatha Padmanabhan, is a story about the residents of Ang, a small village in the Himalayas, Ladakh and their unusual vistor.
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Reviews

 "How do you talk to grown ups, especially angry grownups who know you as a pipsqueak? Rigzin may be only 16 but he does more than just speak. He helps them change their mind and also teaches them important lessons about protecting wild species."

  Reviews by Children:

    • Manasi Desai, School Kid:"I Liked the story because I learnt about...."
    • Tanay & Anvay, School Kid: : Thank you for writing this book."
    • Ahana, School Kid: "I learnt that we should never harm animals...."