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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

from the imagination of Rowley Jefferson comes an adventure of epic proportions. Join Roland and his best friend, Garg the barbarian, as they leave the safety of their village and embark on a quest to save roland’s mom from the White warlock. Will our heroes survive? find out in rowley jefferson’s awesome friendly adventure ! .

Unlocking the Universe

Unlocking the Universe

Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon - or even on Mars? What would you do if you could travel through space and time? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays by the world's leading scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking himself, plus mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs.

Over Sea, Under Stone: The Dark is Rising sequence (A Puffin Book)

Over Sea, Under Stone: The Dark is Rising sequence (A Puffin Book)

On holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they are staying with their mysterious Great-Uncle Merry. They know immediately that it is special. But it is much more than just a map. It is the start of a quest to find a grail, a source of great power that could contain - or resurrect - the powerful, age-old forces of evil in the world. And the Drews are not the only ones searching for it.

Rs. 268.92

Puffin Classics: Timeless Tales from Marwar

Puffin Classics: Timeless Tales from Marwar

For centuries, Rajasthan has been a gold mine of oral traditions and histories, with Padma Shri Vijaydan Detha being one of the foremost storytellers of all time.

Giving a new lease of life to his writings, Timeless Tales from Marwar is a handpicked collection of folk tales from the everlasting works of Detha's celebrated Batan ri Phulwari meaning 'Garden of Tales'. Collected and written over the span of nearly fifty years, this fourteen-volume assortment of Rajasthani folk stories earned him the moniker-the Shakespeare of Rajasthan.

This selection--retold in Detha's magical narrative style complete with vivid imagery--offers some of the oldest and most popular fables from the Thar Desert region. Discover tales of handsome rajkanwars, evil witches, exploitative thakars, miserly seths, clever insects, benevolent snakes and more. Vishes Kothari's vivid English translation introduces one of the most venerated figures in Rajasthani folk culture to a wider audience. This tribute to Detha's rich legacy is a collector's edition for all ages.

Introduction by Aruna Roy.

Discover India: Wildlife of India

Discover India: Wildlife of India

Mishki and Pushka are can't wait to get going. Daadu Dolma is taking them on a safari to see some of India's famed wildlife.
They're about see rare animals like the Gangetic dolphin, meet endangered species like the Bengal tigers and one-horned rhinoceros, watch some amazing reptiles slither around and spot colourful birds like the fire-tailed myzornis and the Himalayan monal!
With so many mountains, forests, water bodies, swamps and deserts, it's no surprise that India has such amazing wildlife. So get set to join your favourite happy campers and their good old friend, Daadu Dolma and learn all about India's incredible wildlife.
Wildlife of India is part of the Discover India series of books that contain lots of fun facts and engaging activities. Through these books, you will delve into the history, culture, food, festivals, wildlife, monuments of India, and find out what makes this diverse nation such a fascinating place to be.

The Golden Eagle (Feather Tales)

The Golden Eagle (Feather Tales)

WELCOME TO STORK-PUR,
THE PLACE OF NO RETURN

One moonlit night, when Shikar, the squirrel, asks his favourite doves, Lovey and Dovey, to tell him a story, they recount their time at Stork-pur, a mysterious bird commune. A place no bird would ever want to visit. On a secret mission, the doves are taken hostage by a villainous stork whose dark plan is to rule the bird-world. Danger lurks in every corner of the caves the doves are imprisoned in, and they wonder whom they can trust? The talkative green pigeon, the mesmerizing whistling thrush or the magnificent golden eagle?

The feather-raising adventure ends finally in a story the doves dub as 'the story of all stories'--one that deeply affects Shikar and alters his notions of himself, his past and his origins.

Return to the Rose Garden to read about the enthralling capers of your favourite feathered friends and bird-squirrel, as they swap stories of daring and wonder.

The Constitution of India for Children

The Constitution of India for Children

Every 26th January, people gather on New Delhi's Rajpath amidst a colourful jamboree of fluttering flags, marching soldiers and dancing children. What is celebrated on this day is at the heart of our democracy-the magnificent Constitution of India.

The document didn't only lay down the law but united India with a vision that took two years, eleven months and seventeen days to realise. Subhadra Sen Gupta captures the many momentous occasions in Indian history that led to its making in The Constitution of India for Children. Populated with facts and dotted with cheerful illustrations, this book provides answers to innumerable questions asked over the years.

Which language is our Constitution written in?
Were women a part of the team that drafted the Constitution?
Why do political parties have symbols next to their names?
What is the official language of India?

An essential handbook for every student and denizen of India, here is a compendium of knowledge that serves as an insightful introduction to the most important document of Independent India.

Discover India: Monuments of India

Discover India: Monuments of India

Who built Fatehpur Sikri to be the capital of his empire? What is the thousand-year-old temple in Thanjavur called? Where would you find Thembang Fortified Village and who lives there? Who painted the murals at Ajanta and Ellora? Discover the answers to all these questions and more with Mishki and Pushka. Join them as Daadu Dolma takes them--and you!--on a whirlwind tour of some of India's most beautiful and awe-inspiring monuments. From pre-historic cave paintings to rock carvings, ancient temples to unconquerable forts to Mughal tombs, India has something for everyone.

Frostheart

Frostheart

Way out in the furthest part of the known world, a tiny stronghold exists all on its own, cut off from the rest of human-kin by monsters that lurk beneath the snow sea. There, a little boy called Ash waits for the return of his parents, singing a forbidden lullaby to remind him of them... And doing his best to avoid his very, very grumpy Yeti guardian, Tobu. But life is about to get a whole lot more crazy-adventurous for Ash. When a brave rescue attempt reveals he has amazing magical powers, he's whisked aboard the frostheart, a sleigh packed full of daring explorers who could use his help. But can they help him find his family...?.

Listen to the Whispers

Listen to the Whispers

You are more than you think you are.
More than a girl or a boy. More than your name.
More than the number of years you have lived.

This beautifully realized picture book on living mindfully offers answers to questions such as Who am I? and Why am I here? With intricate illustrations and easy-to-follow text, take your young ones on a journey to unleash the potential hidden within and teach them to never stop reaching for the stars. As they run with the tigers and dance with the wolves in Listen to the Whispers, let them explore the majesty of the earth and recognize how magnificent they are!

Tankful of Thankful

Tankful of Thankful

'For the magic to work, I had to learn to say "thank you" instead of "choo-choo" and really mean it.'

Baby train has always wanted to travel the world. When he finds out that a magic fuel called Gratitude can take him far, he can't wait to get started! Grazie, Mahalo, Dankie, he says as he learns how people thank each other around the world, Merci, Arigato, Dhanyawaad. As he fills his tank with this magic fuel, he finds himself growing stronger and living his dream.

Tankful of Thankful toots the magic of thanking each other in different languages-for the small things, for the grand things, for all things. Read this picture book out loud to your children, and start a beautiful conversation about living gratefully.

Spot's First Christmas (lift-the-flap)

Spot's First Christmas (lift-the-flap)

Spot is helping mum prepare the house for Christmas day - he helps wrap presents, decorates the tree and learns all about Carol singing! Toddlers will love learning all about Christmas with spot. With fun flaps to train fine motor skills and an adventure to encourage curiosity and exploration, this story is great for early learning and play. This is a reissue of the classic spot story, now in a smart cased-board format with sturdy, toddler-tough flaps. If you loved this, try Where's spot?, spot's Easter surprise and spot's birthday party for more lift-the-flap fun!.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (Book 14) (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 14)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (Book 14) (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 14)

*The BRAND NEW laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated bestselling Wimpy Kid book!*

Big changes are in store for Greg Heffley and his family. They are making home improvements!

But with unwelcome critters, toxic mould and the walls coming down, soon Greg discovers renovations aren't all they are cracked up to be.

When the dust finally settles, will the Heffleys be able to stay . . . or will they need to get out of town?

ABOUT DIARY OF A WIMPY KID:

· 50% words, 50% cartoons, 100% hilarious!
· Hilarious stories that all readers can't wait to get their hands on
· Laughter guaranteed
· 200 million copies sold worldwide

'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent

*Don't miss Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid­­, to read Greg's best friend Rowley's side of the story! *

The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

She is the best-kept Christmas secret of all,' whispered Santa Claus. 'Which is surprising, because Christmas itself would not exist without her. She is older than time itself, yet still as young as tomorrow. She is known only as the winter witch.' one year has passed since William trundle's incredible adventure with the most extraordinary dinosaur: the Christmasaurus. Now, William is swept back to the magical North pole, where he meets the mysterious, icy winter witch - whose power to control time allows Santa Claus to make the long journey all around the world every Christmas Eve. And when they learn that the fate of Christmas itself hangs in the balance, William and the Christmasaurus must work with the winter witch to protect it... Full of magic and music, humour and heart, and a friendship like no other, the Christmasaurus and the winter witch is the most enchanting Christmas read for the whole family.

Rs. 467.22

Amma, Take me to Shirdi

Amma, Take me to Shirdi

Join Amma and her boys as they travel to Shirdi, home to one of India's most celebrated saints-Sai Baba. Hear the story of one of the most loved and revered mystics. Walk around the neem tree that gave him shelter. Relish a few moments in Dwarka Mai, the dilapidated mosque that became his home. Visit Dhuni Mai, the ever-burning fire Sai Baba had lit, and receive his blessings. Hear stories of the countless miracles he performed as you pay respects at the Shri Samadhi Temple, where he rests.
Feel Sai Baba's all-pervasive presence, blessings and grace as you soak in the spirit of this sanctum. Listen to his teachings of Shraddha and Saburi and his beliefs of 'Allah Malik' and 'Sabka Malik Ek'. Let Amma take you on a journey to witness the life of this unique saint who taught by example, compassion and kindness and who, for a century, has been drawing millions of adoring devotees every year.
Told through interesting stories with captivating illustrations, this book brings alive an important place of worship in an engaging and non-preachy way.

Roald Dahl's The Twelve Days of Christmas

Roald Dahl's The Twelve Days of Christmas

On the third day of Christmas, My true love gave to me.... Three naughty muggle-wumps two smelly twits and Matilda in the library! With whipple-scrumptious recipes for festive feasting, tricksy pranks to get you on the naughty list, amazing chrimbo activities and br>
Jolly jokes guaranteed to make Santa ho-ho-ho, the world's favourite storyteller brings you everything you need for a very Merry Christmas!.

Darkless

Darkless

On a night when the moon shone and the little specks of light danced on the ceiling, Ani lay awake. 'It's dark,' he said.
Everything has turned dark in Ani's life. Dobby, Nani, friends - he has them all by his side. But he pulls away from them.
Will Ani ever find his way out of the darkness?

Crack the Code

Crack the Code

CRACK THE CODE: Maths Mysteries for All Ages is packed with clever conundrums and ciphers for anyone interested in critical thinking, logical reasoning and mathematics, of course. Whether you are 11 or 41, you're going to love solving the 25 mysteries in this book that combine simple cryptology and arithmetic with some quick, out-of-the-box thinking. Use these innovative puzzle-based activities and stories to build problem-solving skills, remember maths concepts and practise mental maths in a way that's effective and, most importantly, interesting.
Mathematics just became more fun!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (Book 13)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (Book 13)

*It's the 13th hilarious book in Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!*

'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent

When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighbourhood transforms into a wintry battlefield.

Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights.

And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighbourhood meltdown.

When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?

'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun

With millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers.

Discover India: Festivals of India

Discover India: Festivals of India

India is a mix of many cultures and people, which means there are literally hundreds of reasons to celebrate! Have you ever wondered what Onam is all about? Why people eat hot cross buns at Easter? Are Pongal, Lohri and Sankranti all the same festival? Why do people fast during Ramzan? Get ready to find the answers to all of these questions and dive into the stories behind these festivals and many others.

The Witches (Dahl Fiction)

The Witches (Dahl Fiction)

THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl is the story of a detestable breed of Witches. BEWARE. Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look like ordinary women. But they are not ordinary. They are always plotting and scheming with murderous, bloodthirsty thoughts - and they hate children. The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear. Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her, but if their plan fails the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what . . . ? Now you can listen to THE WITCHES and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

Let's Do This Together: Maths Stories to Solve

Let's Do This Together: Maths Stories to Solve

How much? How many? How far? How small?

Maths helps make sense of the world around us. How many mangoes are needed to make a jar of pickle? How many toes do the monsters under the bed have? How many days till the new moon?

Let's Do This Together is filled with stories that cleverly weave everyday maths problems into the narrative so children can easily solve them with the help of a parent, teacher or friend.

As they start with sums that are easy-peasy, move to mostly easy and then to ones that are not that easy, the book helps them build their self-confidence and number proficiency.

Mukesh Starts a Zoo

Mukesh Starts a Zoo

What else can we have in the zoo?' asked Teju. 'We need more than a lizard.' When Mukesh decides to start a zoo with the help of his friend Teju, little does he know it's no child's play. He and his friends work hard at finding animals, and making them enclosures in their zoo. With a house lizard, a parrot that chants prayers, a dog with yellow eyes, and the washerman's donkey as their star attractions, how could they possibly fail! But when visitors are escorted around the zoo, there is complete pandemonium, ensuing in some rather comical results. Does Mukesh succeed in his dream of becoming a star zookeeper? Peppered with endearing characters and delightful artworks, this story brings alive one of Ruskin Bond's most unforgettable tales.

The Return of the Warrior (Young Samurai book 9) (Young Samurai 9)

The Return of the Warrior (Young Samurai book 9) (Young Samurai 9)

A new instalment and stand alone adventure charting series protagonist Jack fletcher's return to pre-Civil war England. His quest: to find his missing sister, with the help of some familiar faces...

Rs. 218.27

Books published by Puffin at best prices | Best of Puffin (375 books)

Books published by Puffin at best prices | Best of Puffin (375 books) Price
Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Rs. 449.0
Unlocking the Universe Rs. 401.0
Over Sea, Under Stone: The Dark is Rising sequence (A Puffin Book) Rs. 268.92
Puffin Classics: Timeless Tales from Marwar Rs. 195.0
Discover India: Wildlife of India Rs. 143.0
The Golden Eagle (Feather Tales) Rs. 160.0
The Constitution of India for Children Rs. 269.0
Discover India: Monuments of India Rs. 179.0
Frostheart Rs. 273.0
Listen to the Whispers Rs. 230.0
Tankful of Thankful Rs. 230.0
Spot's First Christmas (lift-the-flap) Rs. 188.0
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (Book 14) (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 14) Rs. 399.0
The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch Rs. 467.22
Amma, Take me to Shirdi Rs. 280.0
Roald Dahl's The Twelve Days of Christmas Rs. 160.0
Darkless Rs. 160.0
Crack the Code Rs. 160.0
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (Book 13) Rs. 149.0
Discover India: Festivals of India Rs. 109.0
The Witches (Dahl Fiction) Rs. 255.0
Let's Do This Together: Maths Stories to Solve Rs. 125.0
Mukesh Starts a Zoo Rs. 125.0
The Return of the Warrior (Young Samurai book 9) (Young Samurai 9) Rs. 218.27

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