Monthly Archives: April 2014


Meet Rajiv Eipe, Creator of Visual Delights in Children’s Books

It’s always a pleasure to come across Rajiv Eipe’s unique, lively illustrations in children’s books.  If you haven’t yet had the fortune of seeing his work, get your hands on Let’s Go! published by Tulika Books and Dinosaur-Long-as-127-Kids published by Katha….

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S L Faizal’s Experiments with Reading Innovations in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom

It’s not every day that you come across someone like S L Faizal, a librarian who thrives on reading innovations in the school library. From launching the first library blog in India, to promoting information literacy through fun campaigns such…

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‘I Love My Library’ – A Workshop for Librarians this May!

Librarians, beat the heat this summer by participating in HSLS’s popular ‘I Love My Library’ workshop. A dynamic school library deserves an equally dynamic school librarian, one who is constantly looking to evolve. In collaboration with Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan,…

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Add Shades of Green to Your Library on World Earth Day (April 22)

How often do we tell children that their actions can make a difference? On World Earth Day this year, raise awareness around environmental issues. Here are eight awesome ways in which you can inspire your students to be more environmentally-friendly….

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World Earth Day: Read to Protect Our Planet

Do you take your own bag to the supermarket? Have you been recycling? Switch off the lights! Why don’t you cycle to work? It’s that time of the year when we are all reminded of the importance of being environmentally-friendly….

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‘These days, I delight in the hope that I might help children discover how amazing and exciting history is’

Meet Natasha Sharma, the author of Rooster Raga, Bonkers! and Icky! Yucky! Mucky! who possesses a secret spell for making children howl with laughter. In this interview with HSLS, she talks about finding inspiration for stories, using humour as a writing…

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Five Most Effective Ways to Keep Children Out of Your School Library

1. Keep the best books locked away in a cupboard, especially the ones that are likely to make children laugh. Laughter in the library is more dangerous than it appears to be. 2. Choose books for children every single time….

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