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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A Cup of Cha?

40

Written by Pooja Vijay
illustrated by Proiti Roy

Tine and the Faraway Mountain

40

Written by Shikha Tripathi
illustrated by Ogin Nayam

The Night the Moon Went Missing

45

Written by Shreya Yadav
illustrated by Sunaina Coelho

Pishi and Me

45

Written by Timira Gupta
illustrated by Rajiv Eipe

Lazy Mama

40

Written by Vidya Pradhan
illustrated by Rohit Kelkar

Welcome To The Forest

45

Written by Bhavna Menon
illustrated by Kavita Singh Kale

Sringeri Srinivas Cow Must Moo

40

Written by Rohini Nilekani
illustrated by Angie and Upesh

Ready? Yes! Play!

35

Written by Arundhati Nath
illustrated by Priyankar Gupta

A Cup of Cha?

Written by Pooja Vijay
Illustrated by Proiti Roy

40

Tine and the Faraway Mountain

Written by Shikha Tripathi
Illustrated by Ogin Nayam

40

The Night the Moon Went Missing

Written by Shreya Yadav
Illustrated by Sunaina Coelho

45

Pishi and Me

Written by Timira Gupta
Illustrated by Rajiv Eipe

45

Lazy Mama

Written by Vidya Pradhan
Illustrated by Rohit Kelkar

40

Welcome To The Forest

Written by Bhavna Menon
Illustrated by Kavita Singh Kale

45

Sringeri Srinivas Cow Must Moo

Written by Rohini Nilekani
Illustrated by Angie and Upesh

40

Ready? Yes! Play!

Written by Arundhati Nath
Illustrated by Priyankar Gupta

35

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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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