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Listen to Nidhi Chanani on the Children's Book Podcast

From Matthew C. Winner Nidhi Chanani (@nidhiart) shares SHUBH RAATRI DOST/GOOD NIGHT FRIEND, a new board book in which two children say goodnight in both Hindi and Engilsh to all of the animals in their Indian farm home. There’s an intimacy to sharing this moment with the characters in the book, as the sun goes down and as each goodnight offered is accompanied by thankfulness to what gift the object has given the children. Nidhi shares at one moment in our conversation the sentiment that caring for one another can look like sharing with someone or something and noticing when they...

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Six women business owners share their secrets for success

From Intuit Sailaja Joshi shares her secrets for success with Intuit Quickbooks Read More

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See Super Satya on ReFoReMo Day 6

From Reading for Research oday, I share a set of books whose words carry more weight than their combined space on the page. These are lines and phrases whose implications are deep and moving and revealing and affirming. These words, like those you’ll write in your own story, have the power to reach readers, change readers, stay with readers. These words and these stories have stayed with me. Read More

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Indian American authors featured at Multicultural Children’s Book Day

From The American Bazaar Several Indian American authors are part of this global event.  Boston-based, Bharat Babies is a Gold Sponsor for MCBD 2019. Bharat Babies, founded by Sailaja Joshi, aims at filling the gap with board books and illustrated books that tell stories of India’s heritage for young children. Read More

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A Fictional Superhero Inspired by a Real-Life Four-Year-Old

From BU Today When Raakhee Mirchandani is having a bad day, she admits, she’ll pick up her well-worn copy of Harriet the Spy for comfort. But Mirchandani (CGS’01, COM’03), a content development editor at Dow Jones and a former managing editor of the New York Daily News, thought that if she ever wrote her own book, it would be a novel, not a children’s story. All that changed last year when she started searching for a book for her then four-year-old daughter, Satya, who loves to dress up as Wonder Woman and don capes and crowns. When Mirchandani couldn’t find any book featuring...

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