Category Archives: Book Mark

Young girl publishes Granny’s Stories

All of 13 years and putting grandma stories together may sound an oxymoron. But, that’s what young Yamini Prashanth has come up with.

Yamini, a student at Vidya mandir, Mylapore is bringing out her second book ‘Best of Granny’s Stories’ this weekend. »

Picture books on celebrated classical musicians

If you enjoy reading Amar Chitra Katha books on great personalities, here are a couple of more to add to your bookshelf.

The life history of two celebrated Carnatic musicians are now available as picture books.

‘M.S. Subbulakshmi – The queen of »

The Mark Of Athena

Title: The Mark Of Athena
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publication date: October 2, 2012
Price: Rs.399
Pages :580

One of the most awaited book for Percy fans, The Mark Of Athena-the third installment in the Heroes Of Olympus series, delivers what »

Vector

Title : Vector
Author : Robin Cook
Publisher : Pan Books
Price : Rs. 195

One of Robin Cook’s  best sellers, the story revolves around a New York Cab driver, a disgruntled Russian immigrant ready to lash out at his adoptive nation »

The Penderwicks

Review by Madhumitha Sriram, Age 10, Chettinad Harishree Vidyalaya, R.A. Puram

Title: Penderwicks

Author: Jaenne Birdsall

Setting: Arundel

Main Character: Jeffrey and the Penderwick sisters

Characters: Jeffrey, Rosalind, Skye, Jane, Batty, Mr.Penderwick, Mr.Dupree, Cagney, Churchie, Yaz, Carla, Katheleen, Harry, Hound, Mr.Framley, »

Skulduggery Pleasant

Book Review by Malavika Ravi, Class 9, PSBB, Nungambakkam

Author – Derek Landy

Stephanie is taken out of her normal world when her uncle is murdered suddenly, leaving her his whole fortune. Her uncle used to write horror fiction, or so »

Artemis Fowl And The Time Paradox

Review by Raman Sathiapalan

Author : Eoin Colfer
Publisher : Puffin
Price : Rs 395
No. of pages : 369

As all Fowl fans know, Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox is the sixth book in the Artemis Fowl series, written by »

Memoirs of a teenage Amnesiac

Review by Sheba Samuel

Author: Gabrielle Zevin
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 271
Price: Rs. 756.
Imagine. You wake up one day and stand in front of the mirror. The reflection looks a bit like you but may be its tall or »

Homer’s Iliad

Author : Ashok Rajagopalan
Publisher : New Horizon Media – Prodigy series
Pages : 80
Price : Rs. 25 »