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Educational Toys – Why are they important for our kids?

We all know that from an early age, a child’s mind is expanding and hence learning through play can really help in their overall development. Simply by touching and feeling the shape, size and texture of the toy can enhance their memory and help in sensory skills. The act of holding, balancing and placing of […]

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6 Indian celebrity Memoirs to be inspired from

While fiction reading can take you to a magical land with its stories and characters, at times reading autobiographies and memoirs can help you see the reality of life and be inspired as they tell the true tale of struggle and achievement to the readers.  While we all may be in awe of the celebrities […]

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The Literary Bond- Ruskin Bond

Being an Indian, our conversation on books and writings will be incomplete without the mention of Ruskin Bond – Indian Williams Wordsworth. Ruskin Bond’s writing journey spreads over 7 decades but the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardee had his own challenges at being a writer. He now has to his credit over 500 short […]

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4 Steps to writing a Book Review

Book review is an important skill, as unlike any other review where you want to share all the details about the product, for books, you have to make the review appealing for the reader to go and pick up the book and at the same time not give away the story.  Every book review starts […]

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My 3 Favourite Female Writers

There were times when male authors were considered as literary writers from the start while women had to earn the adulation.  But with time and proving their mettle in the literary world, readers are now seeking more and more of female authors who have come out with some award winning, sold out and must read […]