R. K Narayan – Is absolutely famous for his marvellous stories set in a fictional town called Malgudi. Following are some of his popular books for children above seven years of age.

  • Swami and Friends
  • Malgudi ki Kahaniyan
  • The Vendor of Sweets
  • Malgudi School Days
  • Malgudi Adventures
  • A Tiger for Malgudi
  • A Horse Two Goats and Other Stories

And many more.

Subhadra Sen Gupta – She has written more than forty books for children. A nature lover, she loves writing about mystery and adventure. Some of her popular books are –

  • Mahabharata Stories  for ages 6 – 10 years
  • Exploring India: Kings and Queens for ages 8 and above
  • Hampi: Discover The Splendours of Vijayanagar for ages 8 and above
  • Constitution of India for Children. For ages 11 years and up.
  • A Children’s History of India. For ages 8 and above.
  • A Bagful of History for ages 9 years and up.
  • Let’s Go Time Travelling: Life in India Through the Ages for ages 9 years and up.

And many more.

Sudha Murthy – She is the chairperson of Infosys and also teaches engineering. She has written many books for children. Some of her popular books are –

  • Grandma’s Bag of Stories for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • The Magic Drum and Other Favourite Stories for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • How I Taught My Grandmother to Read for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • The Bird with Golden Wings: Stories of Wit and Magic for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • The Daughter from a Wishing Tree: Unusual Tales about Women in Mythology for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • How the Onion Got Its Layers. For ages 5 – 8 years.
  • The Gopi Diaries for ages 8 onwards.
  • The Man From The Egg: Unusual Tales About The Trinity for ages 10 years and up.
  • How the Sea Became Salty for ages 5 – 8 years.

And many more.

Paro Anand – Paro Anand is an award-winning author who mostly writes for children and young adults. Some of her popular books are –

  • Being Gandhi for ages 3 years and up.
  • Nomad’s Land for ages 12 years and up.
  • A Very Naughty Bear! For ages 8 – 12 years.
  • No Guns at My Son’s Funeral for ages 7 years and up.
  • Two for ages 10 years and up.
  • A very Naughty Dragon for ages 8 – 12 years.
  • A Quiet Girl for ages 5 to 7 years.
  • The Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Genius for ages 10 years and up.
  • School Stories for ages 9 – 12 years

And many more.

Ranjit Lal – Ranjit Lal is a journalist and an award-winning writer. He has written around 45 books for children and adults. He loves to write about the conservation of wildlife. Some of his most popular books are –

  • That Summer at Kalagarh for ages 3 – 10 years.
  • The Caterpillar Who Went on a Diet and Other Stories for ages 6 years and up.
  • Our Nana Was a Nutcase for ages 5 years and up.
  • Adventures of Bozo and Chick: Terror at Bedlam House for ages 8 years and up.
  • Bad Moon Rising: The Puffin Book of Mystery Stories for ages 10 years and up.
  • Talk and Shroom: Two Friends, One Dog and A Dangerous Mission for ages 3 years and up.
  • The Trees of Medley Gardens for Ages 10 years and up.
  • The Red Jaguar for ages 10 years and up.
  • Future Friend for ages 8 years and up.

And many more.

Natasha Sharma – She is an award-winning writer who writes for children. Her books have been showcased at different festivals and events globally. Some of her most popular books are –

  • Bonkers! (Hole Books) for ages 6 – 8 years.
  • Shah Jahan and the Ruby Robber for ages 8 – 12 years.
  • The Good Indian Child’s Guide to Eating Mangoes for ages 3 years and up.
  • Squiggle Gets Stuck: All About Muddled Sentences for ages 7 – 11 years.
  • Princess Easy Pleasy for ages 4 – 7 years.
  • Raja Raja and the Swapped Sacks for ages 7 years and up.
  • Rooster Raga for ages 3 years and up.

And many more.

Asha Nehemiah – She is a children’s author and loves to write funny stories for children. Her books have also been translated into different languages. Some of her popular books are –

  • The Grand Chapati Contest for ages 5 – 7 years.
  • The Adventures of Mooli: The Blue-legged Alien for ages 8 to 12 years.
  • The Mystery of the Silk Umbrella for ages 9 to 12 years.
  • Trouble with Magic for ages 5 years and above.
  • The Mystery of the Secret Hair Oil Formula for ages 5 – 8 years.
  • Granny’s Sari for ages 5 – 8 years
  • Zigzag and Other Stories for ages 9 to 12 years.

Arup Kumar Dutta – Is a journalist and an internationally acclaimed writer from Assam. He writes adventure stories for children and young adults.

  • Adventure Stories for ages 11 years and up.
  • Adventure in Kaziranga for ages 11 years and up.

Ruskin Bond –  He doesn’t need any introduction. He is the Jame Bond in children’s literature. His books on nature will magically transport anyone in the lap of hills. He is an award-winning writer who has written many books for children.

  • The Blue Umbrella for ages 5 – 9 years
  • Stories of Wisdom for ages 5 – 9 years.
  • Great Stories for Children for ages 8 years and up.
  • The Essential Collection for Young Readers for ages 8 years and up.
  • The Great Train Journey for ages 8 years and up.
  • The Whistling Schoolboy and Other Stories of School Life for ages 9 – 12 years.
  • Stories of Wisdom for ages 5 – 9 years
  • Getting Granny’s Glasses for ages 5 – 9 years.
  • The Cherry Tree for ages 6 years and up.
  • From the Cradle of Nature for ages 5 – 9 years.

And many more.

 

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