Top 10 Best and Famous Children’s Books in India
Here we are introducing an article about top 10 best children’s books in India. These books are favorite among the children. All are written by popular writers. These works are top leading and provide enjoyment to the children. It enhances the reading and thinking abilities of the children. Most of the characters in these books will capture the heart of the children. If you are searching for a good children’s books in India, check out our list.
1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is known as a children’s picture book, which gained good customer feedback. This book was first published by the World Publishing Company in the year 1969 and later published by Penguin Putnam. Eric Carle, who designed, illustrated as well as written this book. The book tells about the story of a caterpillar’s journey to blooming into a Butterfly. This is considered as one of the most illustrative and informative books for children between the age group of 2 to 5 years. It is available on amazon.in. This book is priced at Rs. 197/- (approx).
2. The Mahabharata (Ages 9+)
The Mahabharata: A Child’s View was written by Samhita Arni at the age of 11. This is her first book, which was published in the year 1996 by Tara Books. The books contain the story of an ancient tale of kingship, war, honor and revenge. The book was translated into several languages and sold over 50,000 titles. The book is apt for the children above 9 years old.
3. Granny’s Sari (All ages)
The Granny’s Sari (All ages) is a one of the best children’s book, which was written by Asha Nehemiah. The books contain 16 pages. This book comes under the category of Picture Book. It was published in the year 2009 by Children’s Book Trust. Besides, the Granny’s Sari is also available in Bengali, Hindi, Marathi. The book tells the story of Granny’s favorite sari.
4. The Drum: A Folktale from India (Story Cove)
Rob Cleveland is known as a professional storyteller, award winning author, who wrote this book. The book comprises the magical Indian story about a poor boy’s dream of having his own drum. At the end of the story, he gets a drum like the one he was dreaming of at the beginning of the story. This story will teach the lesson of the importance of fairness, caring and responsibility.
5. Moin And The Monster
The Moin And The Monster is known as one of the famous children’s book, which was written by Anushka Ravishankar. She is an award winning author of children’s books. It was published by Puffin. The book makes the children laugh heartily on almost every page. This book tells the story of a Moin and the Monster, which provides fun.
6. Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth
The Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth is a book, which was written by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes. The book contains 40 pages. The book retelling of how Ganesha came to help write the epic poem of Hindu literature, the Mahabharata. This is a best selling book, which gained good customer feedback. It is available on amazon.in.
7. Sunu-Sunu Snail: A Storm In The Garden
The Sunu-Sunu Snail: A Storm In The Garden is a children’s book, which was written by Sandhya Rao. This picture book has simple text, with sound words capturing the mood. The name Sunu Sunu and the little snail were captured the mind of kids. Ashok Rajagopalan is the illustrator of this book. It is available in online shopping sites at Rs. 120/- (approx).
8. Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book
The Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book is one of the hilarious children’s book, which was illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia Donaldson is the author of this book. This book is favorite among the children between 3 – 5 years. The book entertains the child in every way. It is available on amazon.in. The Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book is priced at Rs. 260/- (approx).
9. The Runaway Peppercorn
Suchitra Ramadurai is a young and well-known radio and movie personality in Chennai, who wrote the book called “The Runaway Peppercorn”. The book was illustrated by Ashok Rajagopalan. This is an award-winning story of a peppercorn. There are 28 pages contained in this book. It is apt for the children up to 5 years.
10. The Adventures of Toto the Auto
Ruta Vyas is known as an IIM Bangalore graduate with over 18 years of work experience, who wrote the book named as “The Adventures of Toto the Auto”. This book is favorite among the children between the age of 3-6 years. This is a best selling book, which gained good customer feedback. It is available on online shopping sites.