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Pashmina, by Nidhi Chanani: Book Review by Yokibu Editorial

Pashmina, by Nidhi Chanani: Book Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: September 27, 2019

The story is about a young teenage Indian girl, Priyanka, living in America, who has never met her father, and yearns to know why she, and her single mother, left India for a life abroad, and about her identity and the Hindu religion…

David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens ...A Review by Yokibu Editorial

David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens …A Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: July 19, 2019

The book, written by Charles Dickens—one of the most beloved and widely acclaimed authors of 19th century English literature—is a story of its titular character, David Copperfield, a young boy in Victorian-era Britain whose life is a roller coaster of dramatic events, oscillating between happy and sad episodes…

Book Review: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Book Review: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Posted on: November 21, 2018

For this week’s review, I felt I would choose, for our parents and young readers, the book 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by French author Jules Verne, whose other science-fiction thriller books—Around the World in 80 Days, Journey to the Mysterious Island…

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells... Review by Yokibu Editorial

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells… Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: October 10, 2018

It was sometime in my teens that I first read “The Invisible Man” by Herbert George “H. G.” Wells, from the hardcover book collection “Great Illustrated Classics”. The very name of the book was enough to kindle the interest of a curious youngster to pick it up and thumb through it…

Bookasura: Bala and the Book-Eating Monster... review by Yokibu Editorial

Bookasura: Bala and the Book-Eating Monster… review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: September 14, 2018

The story of Bhima defeating Bakasura would, not-so-surprisingly, rate among the most retold mythological tales in Indian households… Bookasura is a tale with a fresh and funny take on the beloved mythology of Bakasura, which is sure to be adored by child readers…

Charlotte's Web... book review by Yokibu Editorial

Charlotte’s Web… book review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White—bestselling American author of children’s books—is the tender, yet tenacious tale of a little farm girl named Fern Arable and her barnyard friends—the titular character Charlotte the Spider, a not-so-loveable rogue Templeton the Rat, a disdainful lamb, a talkative goose, and…

Book Review: Malgudi Days... by Yokibu Editorial

Book Review: Malgudi Days… by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Malgudi Days – Have you read this book too? If you have, did you like it? If not, was this review genuine enough to inspire you to read it? Eager to read your comments on this review or of the book itself…

Mrs. Vennila has reviewed

Mrs. Vennila has reviewed “Somewhere over the Rainbow: A Bittersweet Memoir”
Posted on: December 5, 2017

“Somewhere over the Rainbow: A Bittersweet Memoir” – Review by Vennila Chandrasekaran, parent of Alpha Matriculation School, Sembakkam, Chennai.

The First Author Who Impressed Me...

The First Author Who Impressed Me…
Posted on: November 3, 2017

I learnt about the ‘mousy world’ when I read her books.
Her adventures are thrilling, and it impresses me. The characters exist in different forms like cave mouse (a savage), mouse king (soldier in medieval world), space mouse (a creature in other planet) etc.

Battle of the Spheres... Book Review by ​S.D. Jawahar Michael, for his 15-year-old daughter Melita Tessy's book

Battle of the Spheres… Book Review by ​S.D. Jawahar Michael, for his 15-year-old daughter Melita Tessy’s book
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Battle of the Spheres… Book Review by ​
S.D. Jawahar Michael, for his 15-year-old daughter Melita Tessy’s book…

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