Pratham Books

Affordable, inspiring storybooks for children
in multiple Indian languages.

FEATURED BOOKS

A range of stories to delight children, our genres include fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry.

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Your Body is Yours

50

Written by Yamini Vijayan
illustrated by Aindri C

Asamo, is that You?

55

Written by Canato Jimo and Ogin Nayam
illustrated by Canato Jimo and Ogin Nayam

Ammachi’s Incredible Investigation

55

Written by Vinayak Varma
illustrated by Rajiv Eipe

On the Metro (Big Book)

200

Written by Neha Singh
illustrated by Rai

Rainbow Girls and Rainbow Boys

55

Written by Kamla Bhasin
illustrated by Priya Kuriyan

Sumi Budhi and Sugi (Big Book)

190

Written by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
illustrated by Joanna Mendes

The Grass Seeker

60

Written by Uddalak Gupta
illustrated by Ruhani Kaur

Twice as Tall

85

Written by Rakesh Khanna
illustrated by Jemma Jose

Your Body is Yours

Written by Yamini Vijayan
Illustrated by Aindri C

50

Asamo, is that You?

Written by Canato Jimo and Ogin Nayam
Illustrated by Canato Jimo and Ogin Nayam

55

Ammachi’s Incredible Investigation

Written by Vinayak Varma
Illustrated by Rajiv Eipe

55

On the Metro (Big Book)

Written by Neha Singh
Illustrated by Rai

200

Rainbow Girls and Rainbow Boys

Written by Kamla Bhasin
Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan

55

Sumi Budhi and Sugi (Big Book)

Written by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
Illustrated by Joanna Mendes

190

The Grass Seeker

Written by Uddalak Gupta
Illustrated by Ruhani Kaur

60

Twice as Tall

Written by Rakesh Khanna
Illustrated by Jemma Jose

85

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Buying in bulk?

Corporates, NGOs, Institutional partners - here’s looking at you. If you’re interested in placing an order for 250 books or more, you’ve come to the right place.

Buying in bulk?

Corporates, NGOs, Institutional partners - here’s looking at you. If you’re interested in placing an order for 250 books or more, you’ve come to the right place.

Book Sets

Our extensive selection of books, many of which have won numerous awards, will leave you spoilt for choice. We make it easier for you by grouping them into sets based on who’s using them and for what.

Story Cards

Mini storybooks that narrate a whole fable in just four pages. Used extensively in large scale literacy programmes, this low-cost, short-form, portable format allows us to reach children in the remotest corners.

A great initiative, every book has a lot of meaningful stories and illustrations to offer. They also open our eyes to various issues in our society by subtly conveying them through stories and ensuring they reach children of all ages. Great job by Pratham Books!

- SMITHA NAIR

Pratham Books is our own little rabbit-hole of adventures filled with linguistically stimulating stories that we get to write and translate. As authors and translators, working with the Pratham Books team has always been a crunchy-as-a-pakoda, delightfully fun, and khushi experience for us.

- Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt, authors, translators and bloggers at inkpotplots.com

There is no controversy over the importance of children’s literature in a child’s life. But finding the right kind of literature, appropriate for children according to their interests, culture and reading abilities is still difficult in Indian languages. Pratham Books is one of the very few publishing houses creating quality children’s literature in Indian languages while also trying to address the huge diversity in a child’s world through literature. We wish them well for their remarkable work in the industry. Well done and keep it up!

- Program Manager, Room to Read, India

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