About the Series

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The Little Book Lovers’ picture books are meant for children who are just starting to read. Other similar books are Penguin’s Step in Reading Series and Usborne’s Phonic Readers. Main features of the Little Book Lovers’ Reading series are:

  • The books are FUN to read.
  • They are written in line with early language learning theory.
  • They are 100% Indian, so the context is relatable.

World of Ramu and Ramya

Ramu and Ramya

The award winning Ramu and Ramya books are set in Indian settings. The stories are simple and enjoyable. The words are written in rhythm and rhyme and the words used are easy.

Ramya’s Snack Box

Ramya shares her snacks so generously with her friends, that there are none left for her. Later, at lunch-time she realises that she’s left her lunch box at home! But when you share, it all comes full circle, right?

Happy Place

Ramya is determined to care for her grandmother’s unkempt garden, but gardening is no easy task! Her efforts are always plagued by setbacks. Will Ramya give in to these odds or find a way to overcome them?

Fancy Dress Mess

There’s a fancy dress contest at Ramya’s school. Ramya is very excited! On the day of the event, she realises that she and her friend Aanya are dressed the same. Oops!

Ramya’s Bat

Ramya watches her classmates play cricket and wants to join in. First she needs a bat, but Pa thinks cricket is too difficult for girls. Can she show Pa that she can play just as well as the boys?

Ramu the Hero

Ramu puts on a cape and a mask and becomes a superhero. Ramu imagines various monsters and fights them, and makes a giant mess. Since his mother is sick, Ramu and to clean up. He realises who the real superhero is.

Ramu’s Ride

When Sara offers Ramu a ride on her bicycle, he happily accepts. But when the bike spins out of control, he resolves never to touch one again. How can he learn to ride safely while still having fun?

Single Stories

Tara’s Elephant

On a trip to the zoo, Tara makes friends with a gentle elephant. Tara brings him home, determined to keep him. But the elephant is so big! Can she find the perfect hiding spot?

Frank Goes to the Market

It’s Frank’s first trip to the market and he’s absolutely thrilled. But caught up in the excitement of exploration, he loses sight of his mother! Will he manage to track her down in this crowded marketplace?

Dev Likes to Help

Clumsy, impulsive, and a walking case of Murphy’s Law, Dev’s desire to help always backfires, from one whimsical mishap to the other. But now Mama is mad and he has to make it up to her. Will he?

The Big Bad Bull

Everyone on the farm is afraid of Azgul the bull because he’s a incorrigible bully! Led by Kiki crow, the farm decides to teach him a lesson. Will Azgul’s reign of terror finally come to an end?

Sit Still

No matter how hard she tries, Viji can’t sit still! She fidgets and wriggles, squirms and jiggles. But Viji isn’t a naughty kid. She just has too much energy. Will she ever be accepted for who she is?

I Love You More

Little Jay has the coolest new car-bed, but this means he’ll have to sleep on his own! He’s sure that Ma doesn’t love him any more. Will Ma be able to reassure Jay of how deeply she loves him?

Billy Chews

Little Billy Goat loves chewing things. Perhaps a little too much. But when he chews a stick of bubblegum, he accidentally blows a bubble and finds himself floating over the city. Will Billy make it out of this mess?

Really Simple Stories

Where is Bear’s Shoe?

Lulu bear’s school van is right around the corner, but where is her left shoe? Ah, there it is – up in that tree! Lulu comes up with a plan to retrieve her shoe. Does it work?

Sparky’s Bark

Sparky is an energetic dog. He loves to bark. Whether at a bird or a bee; a ball or a pig on a wall, Sparky’s barks are directed at everyone and everything. But why does Sparky bark so much?

Worms as Pets

A little girl wants a wriggly, squiggly, squishy pet worm, but her worm-phobic Amma can’t stand the adorable little creepy-crawlies. What will the little girl do now? Is there a way for her to get her wish?

Lost at A Party

Sana and her little sister Moti are having lots of fun at a New Year’s Eve party. But suddenly Moti disappears. Now Sana has to follow the trail of clues, and find her sister before Mama realises she’s missing!

Teacher / Parent Resources

The Reading Companion

We’ve put everything you need to know about teaching early reading skills in one large book. It has phonics, word lists, whole language approach activities, etc, etc!

My First Words

As the title suggests, we’ve put together many of the first English words that children pick up in one book and put a picture next to it. Some of the pictures are from the stories of the Little Book Lovers’ series books.

My First Words

Buy Together and Save Money

Make Your Own Value Set

We’ve put together a page where you can choose which book you want from this series and how many of them you want. You can even choose 0 of one and 5 of another! Buy them together, in the mix you want, and save an approximate 30% on the MRP!

Make Your Own Value Set

Get in touch:

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Karishma M is the editor for the Little Book Lovers’ Reading Series. She is super responsive on email and WhatsApp. So drop an email or a text! You could also drop into our full-of-books office in Adyar, Chennai.