Summer Reads for Younger Kids

There is no better way of spending a hot summer afternoon than reading a compelling book. Here are some suggestions!

Children’s reading levels vary widely, so these age groups are indicative only. Please read the first pages/chapter of a book on our website to check if it is suitable for your child.



These hOle books are perfect–whether it is making magic potions, adjusting to a new school, husting for monsters, taking on a tiger or a bully!
To read: visit your nearest bookstore or go online:
Maya Saves the Day:
Trouble with Magic:
The Vampire Boy:
The Monster Hunters:
Big Bully and M-me:



hOle books and fart stories from grandparents are perfect reading for a summer afternoon. Whether it is making a useful plan, cooking, hanging with the gang or with imaginary friends, or testing one’s superpowers–these books are full of summer fun.
To read, visit your local bookshop or order online:
Petu Pumpkin Tiffin Thief:
Petu Pumpkin Tooth Trouble:
The Shy Supergirl:
Maya in a Mess:
Timmi in Tangles:
Peanut Has a Plan:
Lucky Girl:
Phiss Phuss Boom:


Monsters, more monsters, superdogs and detectives–the best stories possible, and plenty to laugh at, draw and sing!
To read: visit your local bookstore or order online:
Moin and the Monster:
Moin the Monster Songster:
The Stupendous Timetelling Superdog:
Missing: A Magnificent Superdog:
Something FIshy:
Monster Garden:


Historical mysteries and amazing stories and poems of animals make for a good summer! Whether you are giggling at RajaRaja’s knock-knock jokes or sighing over M. Krishnan’s gorgeous watercolours, or biting your nails about the fate of the little tiger cub, it all makes for a good summer!

To read: visit your local bookstore or order online:
Book of Beasts:
Tiger Boy:
Akbar and the Tricky Traitor:
Ashoka and the Muddled Messages:
Razia and the Presky Presents:
Raja Raja and the Swapped Sacks:

Peanut summer.jpg
And for a summer holiday read about summer holidays, read Yashodhara Lal’s Peanut Has a Plan.

It is the boredom of the summer holidays with her twin brothers that drives young Peanut to come up with exciting plans–which may sometimes lead to disaster …

Yashodhara Lal Sharma‘s charming story–based broadly on her own kids Peanut, Papad and Pickle–is sure to make the summer holidays exciting. The charming illustrations by Shreya Sen add to the fun.

To read, visit your local bookstore or buy online:


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