children's literature

Views / Why grown-ups should reimmerse themselves in children's literature

Children's literature is purposefully crafted for a segment of society without political or economic clout—individuals devoid of wealth, suffrage, or command over the levers of finance and governance.

Witness of a horse theft

The trader decides not to return home. He sends a message to his wife: "Do not worry about me. I am going to the capital of Kishkindha with Devraj horse. I will return with a sack full of money in 15 days."

Memories of Eid and ‘Dipu Number Two’

One of my most vivid memories growing up was discovering the joys of reading during one train journey to Rajshahi, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal's novel of childhood adventures

Navigating cancel culture in the literary world

Cancel culture is best treated as a collective decision to minimise the cultural influence a person and their work have moving forward.

OPINION / Are you what you read?

Few experiences in life can prepare us to be more sensitive, more inclusive, and generally kinder human beings than reading.

A new children’s book depicts the warmth and diversity of Ramadan

Five chapters, each centred around key values of Islam, narrated by young Falak

ESSAY / Everything is illuminated, but something is lost

All of it–the material right for my level, the books a bit too adult for me at the time, the texts where I could only guess at the brilliance but would have to shelve until I could revisit them a couple of decades later for better comprehension–all of it has led me to become myself: For better or for worse. 

AI-generated book receives criticism on the internet

Tthe story of a little girl named Alice and a robot named Sparkle who explore the frontiers of science and technology together.

Guba Books organises Stories in the Park!

The event saw the launching of children's books in both English and Bangla, namely Ami Bokul, Sun Moon Secret and Where are the Chonchols? 

August 25, 2023
August 25, 2023

Why grown-ups should reimmerse themselves in children's literature

Children's literature is purposefully crafted for a segment of society without political or economic clout—individuals devoid of wealth, suffrage, or command over the levers of finance and governance.

June 30, 2023
June 30, 2023

Witness of a horse theft

The trader decides not to return home. He sends a message to his wife: "Do not worry about me. I am going to the capital of Kishkindha with Devraj horse. I will return with a sack full of money in 15 days."

April 24, 2023
April 24, 2023

Memories of Eid and ‘Dipu Number Two’

One of my most vivid memories growing up was discovering the joys of reading during one train journey to Rajshahi, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal's novel of childhood adventures

April 15, 2023
April 15, 2023

Navigating cancel culture in the literary world

Cancel culture is best treated as a collective decision to minimise the cultural influence a person and their work have moving forward.

April 8, 2023
April 8, 2023

Are you what you read?

Few experiences in life can prepare us to be more sensitive, more inclusive, and generally kinder human beings than reading.

April 2, 2023
April 2, 2023

A new children’s book depicts the warmth and diversity of Ramadan

Five chapters, each centred around key values of Islam, narrated by young Falak

February 11, 2023
February 11, 2023

Everything is illuminated, but something is lost

All of it–the material right for my level, the books a bit too adult for me at the time, the texts where I could only guess at the brilliance but would have to shelve until I could revisit them a couple of decades later for better comprehension–all of it has led me to become myself: For better or for worse. 

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

AI-generated book receives criticism on the internet

Tthe story of a little girl named Alice and a robot named Sparkle who explore the frontiers of science and technology together.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Guba Books organises Stories in the Park!

The event saw the launching of children's books in both English and Bangla, namely Ami Bokul, Sun Moon Secret and Where are the Chonchols? 

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Children’s author Ali Imam no more

Ali Imam, the author of more than 600 books, breathed his last on Monday evening in the Bangladesh Medical College Hospital in the capital’s Dhanmondi area.

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