Parag supports publication of original stories and translations for children across the age group of 3-16 years. The main aim is to provide access to good quality story books for children in Indian languages. A wide range and variety of books have been released through various publishers and we are happy to share an array of new stories for different age groups with you.

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A Camel for Kelam

Pabu’s niece Kelam wants a camel for her birthday. So he sets out from Rajasthan for Lanka to look for one. Find out where this journey takes him.
Rs. 55/-

Pratham books Available in Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi & Kannada


A Camel for Kelam
I am a Puppet

I am a Puppet

Who am I? Sometimes I look like an alien. Sometimes I look like a clown. I can dance and I can move. I can live in a glove and in a sock. I have a large family. Come meet me.
Rs. 50/-

Pratham books Available in Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi & Kannada


सुडोको,चुपनचुपाई,भूलभुलैया,अन्तर ढूँढ़ो और पहेलियों के अलावा चकमक में छपे माथापच्ची के कई सवाल… करके देखो।
Rs. 135/-

Eklavya Publishers हिंदी में उपलब्ध


Chidiya ki bhayli

चिड़िया की भायली

चिड़िया और चुहिया ऐसी भाएली थीं जिनमें ज्यादा पटती नहीं थीं, पर एक-दूसरे के बिना रह भी नाजी पाती थीं। ऐसा क्या हैं जो दोनों की दोस्ती बनाए हुए हैं।
Rs 45/-

Eklavya Publishers हिंदी में उपलब्ध

Po Tricks His Foe

Can You Imagine an animal with a tongue almost as long as its body? Why would it need such a long one? The Tongue is just one of several unusual things about the creature called a pangolin. This is a story about Po, a little Pangolin, who sets out late one evening to look for food, only to run into some trouble. What tricks can a pangolin play to get out of trouble? read on and find out!
Rs. 75/-

Kalpavriksh Original- English, Translation- Hindi, Marathi and Kannada


What Makes Me ME

Your family, the shape of your nose, what you love to eat, the words you use, what makes you happy or sad, the keepsakes you collect… Lots of little things come together to make you YOU, and me ME…
Rs. 165/-

Tulika Publishers Available in English

Book of Bhoots

Who whispers your name in the wind on this moonless night? Maybe nothing. Maybe something. Turn the pages of this book, and maybe you’ll hear it. And if you do, there’s no going back.
Rs. 60/-

Pratham books Available in Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi & Kannada


मेरा खच्चर डण्डा है

चार से चौदह वर्ष के बच्चों की स्कूल, नदी, चिड़िया,बारिश,दंगों जैसे ज़िन्दगी के विविद पहलुँओं पर कविताएँ। लम्बी, छोटी, मीठी, तीखी इन रचनाओं में तुम्हें अनेक रंग व स्वाद का एहसास होगा|
Rs. 135/-

एकलव्य हिंदी में उपलब्ध


Srinivasa Ramanujan: Friend of Numbers

A toddler captivated by patterns to a young man matching the best minds in Cambridge. Following his singular fascination with numbers, this book brings to children the story of brilliant mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan!
Rs. 225/-

Tulika Publishers Available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati & Bengali


तीस की मुर्गी बीस में

रोज़मर्रा की ज़िन्दगी के बारे में लिखे बच्चों के किस्से-कहानियाँ, उनके विचार और अनेक चीज़ों पर उनकी टिप्पणियाँ। कहीं आराम से बैठकर पढ़ना, एक बार से मन नहीं भरने वाला।
Rs. 135/-

एकलव्य हिंदी में उपलब्ध


The Nose of all Noses

Zahra’s Dadima has an unusually large nose. It picks up scents that others cannot even imagine. Zahra wants a super nose too. Find out what happens when Dadima and Zahra take a deep sniff of attar and embark on an adventure to train for a super nose.
Rs. 50/-

Pratham books Available in Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi & Kannada


Children’s Publishers and Bookstores

Here is a list of some bookstores and publishers who offer good books for children.

Children’s Publishers

A list of children’s publishers pan India who publish good books for children.

Children’s Bookstores

A list of some bookstores across Indian cities where you can find good quality Indian children’s literature.

Supporting Children’s Publishing

A wide variety of books have been published over the last 12 years in multiple Indian languages and across age groups.

Parag Catalogue

The Parag catalogue provides a sneak peak into the books supported since 2005, their central themes and ideas. The books are categorized according to age groups and genres. However, the categorization is suggestive and their most effective usage lies in the hands of readers/story tellers/educators/parents. Books marked for ages 6+ can be read aloud to young children, while Teachers’ Resource books can be read by teens. Books are listed under one category to avoid duplication. This annotated catalogue lists the books published by the Trusts’ partners, under picture books, poems, young readers, activity Books and teachers’ resource books.

Parag Honour List

For more than a decade Parag has been working to catalyse the children’s literature sector in India. Parag has supported the publication of 700+ titles in 9 Indian languages reaching more than 40 million readers.


Case Studies
Children’s Literature for ALL

Opening up the world of books to children with disabilities is an important pathway to making literature and society more inclusive