Friday, September 14, 2012
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Parents looking for attractive picture eBooks based on Indian mythology or a gripping adventure book for their elementary school kid will find Umachi Books refreshing. (Image from the facebook fan page below)
The Umachi picture book stories are about 24 pages which will just about hold a kid's attention. Currently there are 15 titles with stories that would make a good bed-time reading for parents with children.
The eBooks are available as PDF on Infibeam's website. Infibeam is the largest online book retailer in India. You may purchase the Kindle or iPad versions from Amazon or the iTunes store. Infibeam will carry the paperback versions as well in the near future.
Umachi Books is a brand of contemporary picture and chapter books for kids. The picture books focus on interesting stories from Indian mythology, supplemented by eye-catching images. These are meant to be for children between the ages of 3 and 7.
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Umachi releases its first adventure/mystery fiction book, "Super SAVERs to the Rescue", for kids between the ages 7-12. Here is the link http://www.amazon.com/SAVERs-Rescue-Umachi-Adventures-ebook/dp/B008ZVRFUY/
This is a story of five kids from a multicultural background, who call themselves the Super SAVERs. The kids receive a mysterious email followed by clues which lead them to India. The events of the story build up suspense and finally the kids manage to save the Bengal Tiger from getting extinct.
The story is unique because apart from being entertaining, it makes kids aware of the current affairs in the world. This first book talks about endangered species and the Bengal Tiger. The book also talks about interesting things like Chess, Scrabble etc. Kids are exposed to the culture of different parts of the world. The first book talks about India. The other books in the series will be based on different countries.