"The rays of hope rising from the void of the dark" - Anagha Rajesh pens an ode to Nature and its limitless power to evoke in us hope, faith and joy in being alive.
Thirteen-year-old Nishtha peers into the future to visualize how life in a new university, in a new campus, among new friends will shape up in 2021. Will the post-pandemic world allow dreams to take wings?
A wistful poem about introspections and dreams, of fears and apprehensions, of courage and challenges and a tango with your thoughts.
'My Unicorn is a Dove' is the debut collection of poems, stories and drawings of Sharanya Banerjee who lives in Texas, USA with her family. Sharanya is almost 10 years old and is in fifth grade now. She won Honorable Mention at the Kappa Theta Writing Project of Lewisville ISD, Texas for her short story entry titled ‘An Adventure to Giggly Land’, which is part of this book. Author, poet and academician Santosh Bakaya writes a foreword for the book which has been released in Amazon India and Amazon Worldwide very recently.
Heroism lies not in strength alone but in the intention to do good and save lives. Enjoy Akash Nag's action packed story of unsung superheroes!
On Anagha's eighteenth birthday, her sister managed to decorate her cake with miniature models of her favourite comic heroes and sheroes. That prompted Anagha to take a trip back in time, into the world of her comic heroes - Luttappi and Kuttusan and Ramu and Shyamu and so many more.
A true hero is one who selflessly protects others from obstacles. Akash Nag narrates the story of a real hero who sacrifices his life to save a life.
From the Dead Jungle to a famous writer's nest and through a deep stream, Harish Choudhury has many an adventure. Akash Nag chronicles his dream.
The much awaited droplets of rain offers a moment of rejuvenation to students struggling with numerical dilemmas in a four-walled classroom.
Enjoy this fun short story by Pranati Bhat, a student of Std V, about the adventures of Advenulya and Advediti in Pinkrain of strawberries. :) This story is part of the Story Lab workshop being conducted by Ramendra Kumar.
Enjoy this fun short story by Ritwik Matta, a student of Std III, about the heroic acts of the bookworm and plump dinosaur Golu. This story is part of the Story Lab workshop being conducted by Ramendra Kumar.
Nature is all powerful, and an antidote to the ill-effects of science and technology. We need to resurrect the pristine glory of nature if we want to survive in this materialistic world. A wistful, touching poem by Anagha Rajesh.
Every room has a story to tell. This wistful poem by Anagha Rajesh, a budding poet from UAE, wonders about a room that has seen many an experience pass by it.
A ghost story written by Abhinav Das, a student of sixth grade in Irving, Texas, USA, as part of a writing workshop on crafting spooky stories with vivid details and a surprising twist in the tale.
LnC presents two poems by eight-and-a-half year-old Sharanya Banerjee reflecting on God, humans and nature.
“You are The Triangle, the choice is yours to make. Will you protect us, immortals and mortals, alike? Do you believe in power?" An enjoyable story by Malavika Nair for the LnC Special Edition of Ghost Stories by Children that came out of Ramendra Kumar's sessions at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) 2019.
A spooky house, a spooky school bus, a spooky school - the kids don't know where to turn and then Thomara comes up! An enjoyable ghost story by Zahra Abbas Manasawala for the LnC Special Edition of Ghost Stories by Children that came out of Ramendra Kumar's sessions at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) 2019.
Explore the magnificent Rajasthan, renowned for its gorgeous forts, havelis and the royal families of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur and also the ghost town of Kuldhara. An enjoyable travelogue, with a touch of the supernatural, by Ridhanishaa for the LnC Special Edition of Ghost Stories by Children that came out of Ramendra Kumar's sessions at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) 2019.
Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) is one of the most popular LitFests in the country. It is held in my alma mater, the iconic Hyderabad Public School. HLF, which focussed on plenary sessions, cultural events, stage talks, poetry recitals et al, also had a slot earmarked for children. Very sweetly titled Nanha Nukkad it comprised a series of events on varied themes. I conducted a workshop called ‘Spinning a Yarn’ devoted to story writing. Presenting a selection of the imaginative stories that emerged!
Tamchi Mingka, a student of Grade VII in Arunachal Pradesh begins his journey into poetry with this cute poem, 'Everything is Good', his first poem ever.
Kid's Travelogue: 7 year old Maitreyee Pujari takes you on a beautiful journey through Switzerland and Paris recounting her delightful and fun experiences.
If the world's population 200 years ago was just 1/7th of the current population, where did all these 6 billion new souls come from? Ishika seeks an answer.
As the FIFA World Cup 2018 fever grips football fans across the world, Ramendra Kumar's novel Against All Odds about a school boy Kartik who never gives up on his dream to play football although he has only one arm, catches the fascination of our young readers. Sixteen year old Ishika writes about the book she found inspiring, not only because of football but also because it is like a story next door!
Kirtana Prakash writes an inspiring poem on what makes her feel so proud about her diverse but united country India.
A fable about a greedy rabbit and one of his misdeeds which taught him a life lesson, written by 8-year-old Srobona.
Renowned author Ramendra Kumar held an engaging and interactive creative writing workshop in St Joseph’s Convent School, Rourkela where students had to write a story and share it with all participants to experience the joy of creation.
A vacation to the exciting San Antonio in Texas left 8-year-old Srobona Banerjee mesmerized. In her travelogue she takes you through the marine life in Sea World, the beautiful Riverwalk, the thrilling natural caverns and more!
This place is truly paradise on Earth. The water is so clear that I can see the lake bed. This lake is situated at a very high altitude of 14,000 feet. Eleven-year-old traveller Rounak Das takes you on a journey with him through Leh and Ladakh.
The Secret Door is an imaginative depiction of a child's mind where a fairy and a goblin king roam around in her fertile dreams with magic wand, casting spells.
So, with broken hearts they ‘freed’ the kitten. They were so unhappy that when their mother came in she saw both of them looking as gloomy as ever.
A beautiful poem on Nature's infinite generosity by an 10-year-old creative writer looks at how Nature keeps giving and yet man keeps destroying it.
The most special and exciting aspect of his good time was meeting Miss Vanchana Nath, daughter of the inexplicably wealthy Naths who owned half of the shopping complexes in the state and much more.
Is she nuts? She lost her son the last day and instead of being at home, she decides to admit her daughter to this same school today!
Talking to Mumma, asking and answering... A little girl's story
It is an absolute joy and pleasure to read Jungle Book and I would recommend it to all those who love adventure and have the spirit for it.
My ghost haunts the one, who caused my early death
The poor elephants could only whimper in pain and tears came out from their closed eyes.
A child's experience of a long, tiring 29 hours train journey, which helped him see the scenic beauty of rural India.
Two very short stories about human interactions with animals, in the wild and in the city.
A little sister's poem about her toddler brother
Lucknow was like a historic city. There were many palaces and old buildings. The most interesting palace was the Imambara.
You are pulled in, by an invisible force, Then you move in a course!
So friends, watch TV from a distance
Water washes over my hand
Creative Writing by Kids: A beautiful poem on the things that you love in this world
I would like to share the unique specialty of Unmukt Chand's “The Sky Is The Limit” which has given me new insights about the importance of the role of mentors and coaches. Unmukt Bhaiyya received a lot of support from his mentors and coaches who invested a lot of time and hard work in shaping and making him achieve success on the cricket pitch.
"New thoughts to nurture, New steps towards future."
"I emptied all the hot water on him. He tried to run but I threw the marbles and he fell with a thud."
Jaipur, the city of the royal Rajputs, enchants you as Archisha takes you on a tour through its majestic forts and palaces.
This cute poem by a child narrates the journey of a cotton plant from seed to clothes.
Be a torch bearer And a pathfinder. Oh! Lord, it’s my prayer.
Soon I'm consumed by an ethereal light, And I am no more the ‘me’ I knew I was.
Shaktimaan is a savior who fights against all evils and tries to restore peace in the society.
Kids poems are cute and innocent. Read this poem about animals and what makes them special.
Learning & Creativity publishes short stories by creative kids. This story is about an adventure in a strange island.
Once upon a time there was a poor child named Heer. He lived in a small town named Mosto.
He could see Sarangi lying on the ground in a pool of blood. He was filled with anger and was about to charge towards the poachers.
Friends are fun to be with!
Christmas Special Story: "We are going to make the largest snowman in the world”
Creative Writing By Kids. A kid's dream about a meeting with the Royal Bengal Tiger.
“The ghost only eats half of the body of small girls...it even changes shape...I had once seen the ghosts shadow and I nearly fainted.”
Feeling obliged to be One of the creations of God
My mother is very beautiful, and is very cheerful.
On the last day of the summer vacations, we went to Nehru Planetarium. The Planetarium had a large, round dome shaped roof.
I would like to make a nest Where I can rest
Glue is actually made from the “gluecose” of the “glueteria” (a type of bacteria). The guy who discovered it was a scientist named Muffinstine.
In my dream I saw that I had made a beautiful Red Fort with marble, cement, etc. The Red Fort was blue in colour and it was so big.
Instead, do what you desire the most so that you can truly be accomplished at something you love...don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue things you love doing and then do them well so that people can’t take their eyes off you.
Be not afraid of dreaming Believe me, life is worth living And so, I too believe I do, I do believe
The stories of Feluda are very interesting and action-packed. This book is a favorite book for teenagers like reading detective and mysterious stories.
If I had an imaginary pet, it would be the smartest thing you have ever met!
The toy train moves down the building to the road so that Superman could help all the people he meets. They see a man shouting for help.
Newspaper reading is a personal interest or hobby but necessary to be read by everyone.
The Advaita Ashram in Mayavati is more than 100 years old. It has a big garden and green hills and valleys all around. Read the travelogue...
People who have to suffer miseries because of corruption are the middle and lower middle class people.