[BHE 474] Neev Titles from India – Early Readers Category (and other book finds)

Myra here.

Last week, I shared the book titles I received as part of the judging committee for this year’s Neev Book Award. Here are the books nominated for the early readers category.

Neev Nominated Titles


(1) Cat Come Back! by Lavanya Karthik and Ayeshe Sadr and Ishaan Dasgupta (Book Depository)

(2) Moodunnit by C. G. Salamander and Aindri C. (Amazon | Book Depository)


(3) My Daddy And The Well by Jerry Pinto and Lavanya Naidu (Amazon | Book Depository)

(4) Who’s There? by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar and Anupama Ajinkya Apte (Amazon | Book Depository)


(5) A Quiet Girl by Paro Anand and Taposhi Ghoshal (Amazon | Book Depository)

(6) Hey Diddle Diddle by Anushka Ravishankar and Priya Kuriyan (Amazon | Book Depository)


(7) Cat’s Diwali by Sarah H. Paul and Urvashi Dubey

(8) Ammu And The Sparrows by Vinitha and Jayesh Sivan


(9) The Big Thoughts Of Little Luv by Karan Johar and Priya Kuriyan (Amazon | Book Depository)

(10) Thatha’s Pumpkin by Lalita Iyer and Proiti Roy


(11) Dear Earth by Avvaiyar and Murali Nagapuzha and translated from the Tamil by Geeta Dharmarajan (Amazon)

(12) Phulkaari Goes Brinjaling! by Sheetal Paul and Ankita Thakur


(13) The Song At The Heart Of The River by Ishani Naidu and Kalyani Ganapathy (Amazon | Book Depository)

(14) The Hungry Little Sky Monster by Rohini Nilekani and Megha Punater (Amazon | Book Depository)


(15) The Grass Seeker by Uddalak Gupta and Ruhani Kaur

(16) When Adil Speaks, Words Dance by Lavanya Karthik (Amazon | Book Depository)


(17) Happy Birthday, World by Ruskin Bond and Maya Ramaswamy (Amazon | Book Depository)

(18) I Hate My Curly Hair by Divya Anand and Rujuta Thakurdesai (Amazon | Book Depository)


(19) Suni Goes To Space by Arthy Muthanna Singh and Mamta Nainy and Aniruddha Mukherjee (Amazon | Book Depository)

(20) Born To Bat by Arthy Muthanna Singh and Mamta Nainy and Partha Sengupta (Amazon | Book Depository)


(21) Zakir And His Tabla by Sandhya Rao and Priya Kuriyan (Amazon | Book Depository)

(22) Poonachi Lost In The Forest by Perumal Murugan and Priya Kuriyan (Amazon | Book Depository)


(23) It’s My Colour! by Nancy Raj

(24) Heroes Without Capes by Dr. D and Tanvi Bhat (Amazon)

Other Book Finds


(25) Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Amazon | Book Depository)

(26) Dear America: Notes Of An Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas (Amazon | Book Depository)

How about you? What were the books that found their way into your bookshelves recently?

June 27, 2021 at 06:30AM Myra Garces-Bacsal