Topics : Primary School Indian Subcontinent Books

Our children's books about India will give children an overview of this country and its history. They're suitable for children studying at KS1 and KS2 level.

  • APWGU 9 years +

    We are Sikhs (Paperback)

    Philip Blake

    Discover all about Sikhism by meeting Akaalsimron, Amrita, Sehaj and Sunny - four Sikhs from around the world. Find out about their gurdwaras, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • APWGS 9 years +

    We are Muslims (Paperback)

    Philip Blake

    Discover all about Islam by meeting Jasmine, Jeffrey, Mohammad and Serish - four Muslims from around the world. Find out about their mosques, how they pray and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • ALQXR 3 years +

    Malala a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal a Brave Boy from Pakistan (Hardback)

    Jeanette Winter

    Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom and education in this inspirational nonfiction picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend school. Both were shot by those who disagreed with them-he in 1995, she in 2012. Iqbal was killed instantly; Malala miraculously survived and continues to speak out around the world. The stories of these two courageous children whose bravery transcended their youth are an inspiration to all.
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  • APZCT 8 years +

    India (Hardback)

    Rosemary Hankin

    Explore the landscape, climate and produce of different regions of India and find out how these influence the food people eat and the meals they prepare. Then learn how to make well-known Indian dishes such as aloo ka paratha, rajma and chicken biryani to share with your family and friends.
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  • APWGT 9 years +

    We are Hindus (Paperback)

    Philip Blake

    Discover all about Hinduism by meeting Abishek, Jasmine, Nimai and Shivanjali - four Hindus from around the world. Find out about their temples, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • APWAA 7 years +

    India (Hardback)

    Anita Ganeri

    Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. JJourney Through India offers a look at the geography, landscape, culture and people of India. From the bustling cities of New Dheli and Mumbai through to the sleepy villages of the. You'll experience a summer monsoon, visit deserts, beautiful beaches. You'll also see the vast Ganges River, extraordinary temples and tropical forests and find out what it is like to live in this colourful and vibrant part of Asia.
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  • APVPX 7 years +

    India (Paperback)

    Annabel Savery

    Going on holiday to India or are you just interested in the country? Then this is the book for you. Discover the amazing city of Mumbai when you arrive and spend some time exploring this huge and densely populated place. Then travel to Agra, Delhi and Amritsar, before heading to the famous Ganges river and out into Bangalore to see how people live and work in different parts of India. Then head to Goa to finish your journey and where you have experienced the food, culture and vibrancy of this amazing country. Told from the viewpoint of a young visitor and packed with interesting tips on where to go and what to see, these bold and colourful books explore countries through a travel diary. Been There! is a series of eight books focussing on some of the most exciting cities on the world. Suitable for children studying countries at KS2 or for children who are just fascinated by other cultures and customs.
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  • AKHJD

    Introducing Asia (Paperback)

    Anita Ganeri

    Where is Mandarin spoken? Where do tigers live? What is the longest river in Asia? This book answers these questions and more as it introduces young readers to the continent of Asia through age-appropriate maps, engaging photographs, and simple text. Topics covered within the book include where the continent is, climate, geography, animals and plants, countries, people and languages, natural resources, cities, and famous places.
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  • AGSTQ 7 years +

    Hands-on History! Ancient India (Hardback)

    Daud Ali

    This title helps you discover the rich heritage of the Indus Valley and the Mughal Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and 340 pictures. You can step back in time to explore India's dramatic history. You can trace the origins of the subcontinent's wide variety of beliefs and festivals, art and culture, and see how they developed over time. It features 15 easy-to-do projects inspired by traditional arts and crafts actively involve the reader in understanding the past - sculpt an Aryan offering cup, tie a sari, make a golden fly whisk, and cook a delicious chickpea curry. It includes fascinating fact boxes that provide extra insights and highlight links with the present. It is packed with over 340 photographs and illustrations, including cross-sections, maps and timelines, this is perfect for school or home use by children aged 8 to 12. This wonderful book delves into the distant past to one of the earliest civilizations on Earth - in the Indus Valley - and continues through to the glittering Mughal empire. There are insights into how emperors, priests and ordinary people lived, what they ate and wore, and how magnificent palaces and awe-inspiring temples came to be built. Practical projects include a Hindu garland of flowers, a beautiful lacquered storage box, a pair of pretty anklets, and a helmet fit for a mighty Mughal warrior, making learning stimulating, exciting and fun.
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  • AGNYC 3 years +

    The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India (Paperback)

    Marcia Williams

    This title is a treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales - "Hitopadesha Tales", "Jataka Tales" and "Panchantra Tales" - the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth. The very best Ancient Indian folktales presented with Marcia Williams' trademark warmth. It offers graphic storybook format that will appeal to readers of all ages and abilities. It is ideal for school children studying India or folktales.
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