Hook book series : Shoo crow and Boy Bear

Hook Book: Shoo, Crow!
Kavitha Punniyamurthi

A funny story set in Tamil Nadu, about how two young boys manage save the crops from the crows!

•Part of the Hook Book series for beginner readers, with short text and lavish illustrations

•The stories are age appropriate and set in different parts of India, with exercises to teach language skills in an unobtrusive way

•A funny, punchy story by Kavitha Punniyamurthiand fun-filled illustrations by Priya Kuriyanshows how unlikely things can turn out to be problem-solvers

 About the book

The crows of Rajipuram are too clever for Velu and Akif to handle. But then comes Puchu Mama and his amazing harmonica…

The Hook Book series of short simple stories for beginning readers come with fun stories set in different parts of India, gorgeous illustrations and short exercises to enhance the reading experience.

About the author

Kavitha Punniyamurthi is an award-winning children’s writer and editor. Her picture book When Bholu Came Back was awarded the South Asia Book Award (Highly Commended Book). When she is not having existential conversations with the crows on her terrace, Kavitha spends her time creating goofy characters and writing funny stories. Croak, Building a Building and Look Up are some of her other books for children.
 

Hook Book: Boy Bear Adithi Rao

A tender and touching story that emphasizes the dilemmas of animal rights and human needs, set among the streets bears of Mumbai

•Part of the Hook Book series for beginner readers, with short text and lavish illustrations

•The stories are age appropriate and set in different parts of India, with exercises to teach language skills in an unobtrusive way

•Poetic text by Adithi Rao and gorgeous illustrations by Aaryama Somayaji make it possible to transform a complex story into one which kids will understand and identify

About the book

Boy and Bear have grown up together on the streets of Mumbai. Baba is a madari. But now that Baba is gone, how are Boy and Bear to survive?

The Hook Book series of short simple stories for beginning readers come with fun stories set in different parts of India, gorgeous illustrations and short exercises to enhance the reading experience.

About the author

Adithi writes books, film scripts and plays. Her YA novel, Candid Tales: India on a Motorcycle, made it to the Parag Honour List 2021. Her short stories and feature articles have appeared in American literary journals, and in anthologies by leading Indian publishing houses.

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