Lucknow: Raghu wanted toys, then Veera wanted story books, here both of them got their wish fulfilled’ – said Mahima, the mother of both. Unnao’s school manager Roshan said that the charts and many quality materials for the new school were found here in the fair. These words are of those people who came here for the purpose of shopping in the ongoing Lucknow Book Fair in Children’s Museum Lawn Charbagh. The fair has plenty of creative content for kids, along with copious children’s literature and fun toys.
Sudhamurthy’s story book, Ruskin Bond, Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, World Short and Ghost Stories are available at Rishi Publications’ stall. Encyclopedia of Science, Tenaliram, Panchatantra, Children’s stories of Premchand are available. Story books, comics for children and teenagers, besides children’s picture books were liked by the people at the stall of the National Book Trust. The stall of Vani Prakashan has books of stories by Phanishwarnath Renu, Rabindranath Tagore, Premchand, Vijay Dandetha.
Yashika’s stall also has story and activity books for children for Rs 20 to 30. Apart from books by Sylton, Goosebumps, Sudhamurthy, Ruskin Bond, RK Narayan, Encyclopedia and other reading material, entertainment toys are present. Book stalls of Scholars Home also have books on drawing and painting including Math, English, Science Olympiad, Story Book, Encyclopedia, Box Seat, Table Map, Coloring Book, Grammar, Activity Book.
Ritesh Book Agency’s stall also houses Story and Coloring Books, Science Encyclopedia, GK Series including Harry Potter, Chetan Bhagat, Shakespeare, K Novels and Atlas-Globe. Instructional books for children and adolescents, Subodh literature, Vigyan Sahityamala, illustrated children’s literature, instructive books of Gijubhai are being liked very much at the stall of Sasta Sahitya Mandal.
The Institute’s bi-monthly Balvani magazine, Premchand’s story, inspirational story, biographies of great men, children’s literature are present at the stall of Hindi Sansthan. Apart from children’s stories, novels etc. are present at the book stall of Manish Book Agency. So the stalls of Genius Books have a long line of washable books for kids. Children’s story books for English, Math, Hindi, Science, Maths, alphabet charts and other learning materials are available.
Watergames, black boards, marker boards, globes, puzzles, alphabet puzzles, attractive five-D wall paintings, magic slates, fancy pens, pencil-erasers are delighted at the educational children’s activity stalls. Vaishnavi Books stall has a range of Fixen, Non-Fixen Novel for teens and youth. In which there are books by other authors including James Clear, Jay Shetty, Khalid Hussain, John Green, Shivkheda, Arundhati Roy. Educational Scientific Aid has microscopes, mini microscopes, binoculars, magnifying glasses, telescopes and other science tools and game materials. Oswal Publishers has syllabus and competitive books for CBSE, ICSC class 9th to 12th students.
Laxminarayan Book has other books including Panchatantra, Akbar-Birbal, Jataka Kathas, Mulla Naseeruddin, Sheikh Chilli, Tenaliram, Hatimtai, Hitopadesh, Alif-Laila, Vikram-Vetal among others. Similarly, there are many children’s books on coloring, drawing activity and novels for teenagers on Children’s Mahabharata-Ramayana of Publications Department, Padmabook Agency. Children’s Activity, Akbar-Birbal, Ruskin Bond, RK Narayan, Shakespeare’s popular children’s literature presented in fascinating style at the stall of Bookland Books.