Akshita Kothari, 17, Jodhpur
Akshita is an ardent believer of the ' never say never ' mantra. Her works are the weapons of pen and paper, of words and ink, through which she fights the trysts of her own head and heart. The purpose of her earthly sojourn is to observe, to learn, to love and to live. She is a student of St. Patrick's Vidya Bhawan Senior Secondary School
Anwesha Nag, 10, Bangalore
Anwesha loves reading books, travelling and art. She has her own travel journal on the places she visits. She is a student of The Samhita Academy school
Laksha Khanna, 13, Kolkata
Laksha is passionate about writing from an early age. She is also fond of dramatics. She enjoys being on the stage and performing for an audience. She is a student of Sushila Birla Girls School, Kolkata
Krrish Mehra, 8, Kolkata
Krrish is a fun-loving and playful boy. He loves music, playing, and dancing with his little sister. He also likes playing sports like tennis, cricket, carrom, etc. He loves to travel and is an excited and observant traveler. Krrish is a student of La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata.
Anushka Pandit, 14, Delhi
Anushka is an enthusiastic writer and loves to express herself through poetry, story or essay. She is a student of Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School.
Varnika Rungta, 9, Kolkata
Varnika's passion is to read stories and write articles. She is a student of Sushila Birla Girls’ School.
Bhavya Doshi, 8, Kolkata
Bhavya is a fun-loving child, fully energized with naughtiness and craziness. He loves making friends and gossips. His passion is cricket and cycling. Bhavya goes to Sri Sri Academy, Kolkata.
Twara Pranav Choksi, 12, Surat
Twara is a loving and caring girl. She loves reading books, painting and writing. She also loves her younger sister a lot. Twara is a student of Fountainhead school, Surat.
Somrita Bhattacharjya, 9, Sydney
Somrita loves reading mystery books, playing tennis, writing diary/poems and left is her dominant hand. She is a student of Riverbank Public School, Sydney.
Omeraa Shriwardhankar, 5, Mumbai
Omeraa loves art is always appreciated for her artwork. She loves to read too. She wants to give her best in whatever she does.She is a student of Ava Bai Petit Girls High school.
Neil Mittal, 13, Surat
Neil has lately developed an utmost interest in reading books and writing stories. He is an extremely dedicated and sincere learner and has a lot of curiosity to learn new things.
Swastik Kumar, 13, Jaipur
Swastik loves to listen to music and read books. He is a student of Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh School, Jaipur.
Anooja Nair, 12, Sharjah
Anooja was very attracted to rhythm and poetry from her early childhood and believes that she a natural flair for writing poetry. She started writing very early and in this venture, she was supported by her teachers and also her parents. Her poems are published in many magazines. Her other talents are anchoring, singing, dancing, dubbing, and acting. She has got many chances to perform dance and music for various channels and radios. She is a tv anchor for the past 6 years. She is a student at Emirates National School.
Sanaaya Sureka, 10, Kolkata
Sanaaya is a student of La Martinere School, Kolkata. She loves to read and her favourite series is Harry Potter. She is very passionate about writing.
Toshan G Rao, 5, Mysore
Toshan loves collecting all the weapons of mythology characters and collecting various avenger characters
Gitesh Garg, 7, Noida
Gitesh Garg has been creative-possessing good observation skills since childhood. Besides, studying the regular syllabus of his grade, he is very keen on exploring the surrounding environment. He is a child who loves to cull out topics from day-to-day conversations and objects of importance.
Hanu Vardhan, Chennai
Hanu Vardhan is a student of N.S.N school. He loves playing cricket and football. He loves eating fruits and veggies. The inspiration of his life are his parents, his teachers and god. He wants to explore the whole world and the universe.
Devina Haralalka, 10, Singapore
I a passionate gymnast and I also enjoy playing chess. Other than that, I like playing board games and spending time with family.
Vatsal Jain, 13, Delhi
Vatsal is an erudite learner and a passionate writer. He loves to explore and indulge in new genres of reading and writing. He loves to read and even more to write. His hobbies are reading, studying, playing, and cycling. He is a student of The Heritage School, Rohini, New Delhi.
D Vetharithika, 6, Kadampuliyur
Vetharithika is a student of SPDS Jayanti Vidyapeedam Kadampuliyur, who loves reading books and listening to stories. She also loves art and craft.
Varisha Rehman, 15, Delhi
Varisha loves to write poetry, quotes, short stories. She is a student of Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School. Her lovely poem was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Rishit Sethia, 9, Kolkata
Rishit Sethia is a cheerful, innocent, intelligent and a kind soul who loves to socialize and make new friends. His hobbies are playing cricket, drawing and reading. He believes that we must work hard in a smart way in order to achieve success!He is a student of La Martiniere boys school
Dia Nanavati, 8, Ahmedabad
Dia is an extremely happy, bubbly, loving, and imaginative person. She’s always been very active and also accommodating. She caught the reading bug a little over 2 years ago, while she always had been an imaginative person even before that; constantly daydreaming and drawing about fairies, angels and unicorns, and all things cute. She is a student of Anandniketan Satellite.
Vetrivel K, 9, Chennai
Vetrivel loves to read storybooks and play chess.
Naksh Jain, 6, Hyderabad
Naksh loves reading storybooks, playing cricket and football. He is a student of Delhi Public School, Khajaguda branch
Aashvi Rajani,13, Ahmedabad
Aashvi loves to read books, and also likes to write blogs. She also loves the experience of penning down her thoughts and weaving a story out of them.She is a student of Anand Niketan Satellite. Aashvi's stunning story was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Sansthita Auddy, 8, Kolkata
Sansthita studies in Welland Gouldsmith School. She is imaginative and loves writing. She also loves drawing and sings well. She reads story-books in her leisure.
Meher Gandhi, 12, Vadodara
Meher is an avid reader, she also loves to play Keyboard, likes to swim and dance. Meher goes to Navrachana International School.
Shashwathi V, 10, Bangalore
Shashwathi is a student of CMR NPS school . She likes to draw, paint, play and dressing up. Her wonderful essay was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Shaurya Shah, 9, Vadodara
Shaurya is an observant kid. He is always eager to learn. He loves to listen to stories and songs. He likes all games but he enjoys cricket the most.Shaurya is a student of Billabong High International School.
Arissa Talesara, 7, Bangalore
Arissa is a girl with a strong mind, beautiful curls and a gentle heart. She is a student of Vidyashilp Academy. She loves painting, craft, skating and utilises every minute of the day creatively. Her latest obsessions are the hula hoops and rhyming words.
Aashi Agarwal, 9, Kolkata
Aashi enjoys reading books and spends her time writing down her thoughts. She is a student of Loreto House, Kolkata
S.D.Chethana, 7, Chennai
Chethana is a very enthusiastic girl who loves to make more friends. She loves reading books especially those with adventures. She also is a good story narrator and loves painting and crafts. She is a student of NSN Memorial School.
Aparna Rajesh, 11, Sharjah
Nandini Maheshwari, 9, Delhi
Nandini is an explorer and a chirpy, spunky girl full of energy and enthusiasm. She has a lot of hobbies, drawing, painting, baking, reading, DIY crafts but the one that calms her down is ballet dancing. She loves fairies, animals, birds, dinosaurs and even monsters. She is a google of thoughts and innovative ideas and can give you a fix for anything that fixes you. Nandini’s life mantra is ‘Just Enjoy the Present’. Her vision is to enlighten the world with happiness with her innocent smile. She is a student at Air Force Bal Bharti School .
Shay Agarwal, 8, Kolkata
Shay is a cricket-lover and is interested in dance. His favourite subject is Science and wants to become a Scientist. He also wants to invent technologically advanced pens. He loves his family who teaches him how to stand up on his feet and be creative.
Ditya J Nair, 11, Bangalore
Ditya has a keen interest in books, music, and travel. She is an avid reader, enjoys playing her guitar and writes her experiences on her own blog. She is a student at The Samhita Academy.
Hridi Talati, 10, Vadodara
Hridi is a serious and studious girl. Her hobbies are reading and writing. She loves her family and friends and believes that everything always turns out alright in the end. Hridi's thoughtful essay was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Pratham H Shenoy,10,Mysore
Pratham loves birds and animals and wishes that everyone was kinder towards them. He also loves art, sports and creating science projects with his grandfather. He requests everyone to be kind towards birds and animals. Also keep some water for them in the summer when its very hot. Pratham is a student of EPS Mysore
Priyansh is an extremely sincere learner. He is enthusiastic about reading and has lately developed an interest in writing. He is highly determined towards his work and responsibilities.
D. Adrian, 10, Chennai
Adrian is a lover of music and plays keyboard . He is a die hard fan of MS Dhoni and loves to play cricket. He is very pious & has a helping tendency within him. Apart from this, he loves to read books in his free time.
V. Jai Sankaranand,13, Chennai
V. Jai Sankaranand is very interested in drawing from childhood days.In addition to this, he also likes doing science projects like making an air cooler with plastic bottle and ice cubes, emergency power bank to charge phone by using a HW battery.His project videos have been posted on his school's Facebook page and Instagram too. He is a student of NSN MEMORIAL SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL.
Satva Shah,6, Vadodara
Satva is a very joyful kid. He enjoys reading and painting. His other hobbies are cycling and swimming. He is a student of Billabong High International School, Vadodara.
N.Sai Deeptha, 14, Chennai
Sai Deeptha is in 9th grade in N.S.N Memorial School. She loves reading books and not being able to buy more books is really depressing for her.
Diya Sheth,9, Ahmedabad
Diya loves to read books in her free time, She is passionate about reading, writing, keyboard playing and acting. Acting is her main passion. she has already worked in a Gujarati short film, having her own you-tube channel. Whatever activity she does, she does with her full potential and interest, whether it be studies, drama, keyboard, singing or even just written work. She is a student of Lalji Mehrotra Lions School. Diya's adorable poem was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Jessica Rachel,9, Chennai
Jessica is a student of NSN Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Shrutika R,8, Chennai
Shrutika is a 8 years old girl from Chennai, studying in class 3. She is interested in reading books and enjoys writing short stories. Her other hobbies are painting and singing. She also enjoys playing games with her sister. She helps others and manage her study independently. Once she grows up, she wants to become a teacher.
Aadi Jain,5, Kolkata
Aadi loves his country and will make it proud. He is a student of The Heritage School in Kolkata
Nandini Jhunjhunwala,13, Kolkata
Nandini Jhunjhunwala studies in Modern High School For Girls. She is an aspiring athlete and i am a passionate baker.
Ahaan Munind Shah,9,Ahmedabad
‘Ahaan is a sweet, loving, gentle boy . But he doesn’t fit into a neat little box’ . He is crazy smart and has a strong sense of fairness and justice! He is extremely curious about the world and asks a lot of questions. He loves travelling, wildlife and animals. His favourite place in the world is Kenya and dreams of owning a wild life camp there. He is taking formal training in Tabla since past 3 years and also passed two exams (all India) so far with first class marks.’
Ira Ratnaparkhi,12,Hong Kong
Ira Ratnaparkhi is a young artist who lives in Hong Kong. Ira recently attended the folk art workshops by MeMeraki and has not only created some wonderful artwork but also expressed his feelings as an artist. Bookosmia congratulates this budding artist and is proud to publish her work.
Ritisha Baidyaray, 13, UK
Ritisha Baidyaray is an academic and foundation scholar of KEHS Birmingham. She was UK National Junior Language Challenge Champion. She is a MENSA member with maximum possible IQ score of 162. She is in the highest grades of violin, viola, piano and singing. Ritisha's submission to Bookosmia was republished in Countercurrents.org and received much global appreciation! https://countercurrents.org/author/ritisha-baidyaray/
Himika Chopra, 6, Delhi
Himika studies in class 2. She has lot of love for reading and drawing.
Aadya Mishra Rao, 7, Bangalore
Aadya loves everything-from art to lego to craft to quizzing. Her big passion is books and she indiscriminately devours any book she can lay her hands on. Anything around space, fossils or dinosaurs make her eyes twinkle. She takes her role as Jiji (elder sister) to her 2-year old sister quite seriously, and having each other has made the lockdown easier. Aadya is a student of Ekya School, JP Nagar.
Vedika Sriram, 9, Bangalore
Vedika loves singing and dancing and apart from that she also enjoys dressing up and make up :) She is a student of Ekya School, BTM
Arnav Prasanna,9, Bangalore
Arnav eats, breathes and talks Formula 1. He also likes to read and play cricket. He is a student of NPS CMR Arnav's adorable story in Bookosmia was selected to be republished by the Singapore based international journal, Borderless in a special section by kids called 'Sara's Selection.' Bookosmia congratulates this young write for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Paridhi Gupta, 12, Surat
Paridhi is an avid reader and a zestful writer. Most of the time she is seen with a book in one hand and a pen in the other. With big dreams in her eyes and the passion to do something big, Paridhi is on her journey of fulfilling her aspirations
Eric Johan,9, Chennai
Eric Johan is a smart enthusiastic 9 year old kid doing his 4th grade in Alpha International School. He is passionate towards listening and learning English. He reads different kind of books. His hobbies are playing piano and building domino blocks. Eric is learning creative writing at Phonics Power. Eric's amazing story was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Krishay Gupta,5, Kolkata
He’s a child who likes making stories on his own with lots of interest. He’s fond of reading, every night needs to read before bed. He loves playing the whole day.
Devam Agarwal is a student in Grade 2 in Bhilwara. He learns creative writing at Not Just Tales.
Parva likes playing sports and reading books. He finds joy in solving math problems and in writing. A responsible and positive child, Parva wishes to write and publish books for children and adults when he grows up.
Vihaan is passionate about writing stories and poems. He is currently writing a sci fiction series also. He loves studying Maths and Science. He sings and dance also.
Ayraa Shriwardhankar,8, Mumbai
Ayraa is 7 year old. She loves to hoola hoop and skate. She loves to read too. Ayraa is a student of Ava Bai Petit Girls High School. Ayraa's beautiful poem was selected to be republished by the Borderless Journal,a Singapore based International Journal. Bookosmia congratulates this young write for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Sachi Patel is a student of class 10 in Navrachana School, Vadodara. She is immensely passionate about reading new books and delving into a whole new world that it has to offer and also creating my own, by writing some of her original poems and essays. She is also a fun-loving and an extrovert person who loves to explore new ventures and learn more today than she did yesterday. She personally sees every sunrise, symbolic of her desires in life because that’s what assures her that it’s never too late to do something. She loves to seek adventure in everyday life, knowing that it comes with both success and failure. Yet she knows that falling might be scary but landing isn’t, because she believes that at the very end everything is going to be all right and if it isn’t then she has simply not reached the end and this is what keeps her going.
Joann Soares,9, Ahmedabad
Joann is a creative and fun loving girl. She likes listening to and narrating stories. She also likes to dance and play with her younger sister. She believes in magic and wishes she has magical powers someday.
Gauri Mittal,15, Delhi
Gauri finds inspiration from her room's window, which has taught her to look before the horizon and experience a life before the eye instead of looking beyond and building hopeless ideas. Her mind is a waterfall of ideas and ink pot has some processing problems. So while you may not get a neat and clean paragraph but those thoughts will still apply. Her inspiration for writing came when she attended Worlds Scholar's Cup and received the 7th position among 5000 people. In her essay she talks about the battle of the heart and mind, where as enemies they can cause destruction. But because destruction has this obligation to leave space for creation, hence even the heart and mind have to walk hand in hand at the right time:)
Syoona M Parekh,8, Hyderabad
Syoona is a happy go lucky, nature lover and explorer who loves to be called a WANDERER.
See Navika's creative Tangram accompanying an adorable story below.
Neharika Harikrishnan,8, Chennai
Neharika is an empathetic and sweet girl, she loves reading books and is very imaginative. She is very passionate about reading and loves narrating stories. She has lots of dreams about her future and wanted to be a successful scientist,doctor and teacher :-) Neharika is a student of Phonics Power, Chennai
Kyna is 7 years old and super creative at her age. She loves drawing, painting and reading. She is very emotional and loves being around all her family members. Her thoughts amaze others at times. Due to Corona she is unable to go her school, Vidya Shilp Academy.She is missing school immensely, so she penned down her feelings. She also painted her school.
Logesh, 10, Chennai
Logesh is a Grade 5 student at GGN International school. He stands out of crowd when it comes to drawing and creativity. He is passionate in bringing his scientific ideas to life, that includes his recent toy car operating on DC motor. He loves to play cricket & football. He enjoys cycling. He is a student at Phonics Power, Chennai
Aayush Bhattacharjee,8, Bangalore
Aayush is fond of reading books and likes to pen down his thoughts on the same by writing. For any given topic, he is always keen to put forward his own thoughts based on his knowledge and experience in the form of writing. Apart from that he likes to play badminton, snake and ladder etc. He is a fun loving child. Aayush is a student of Orchids International School, Bangalore
Aashesha Gupta, 11, Gurgaon
Aashesha runs on super energy, shuttling between school, dance and art classes. Accomplished at athletics and taekwondo, her passion for arts gives her a well rounded personality. Bookosmia congratulates MeMeraki for nurturing her talents as part of their art workshops. Memeraki is on a movement to revive traditional arts of India.
Ryan Advik.B,6, Mumbai
Loves to read books about science, space and engineering. Loves collecting books for his little library.
Vibhaa Ishwar,6, Mysore
Vibhaa's hobbies are drawing, colouring, crafts, reading, imagining stories.
Vachi Aggarwal,8, Jaipur
Vachi is an international chess player.She has played various chess tournaments at commonwealth etc. She has a you tube channel on 'How to enhance your vocabulary.' Vachi's adorable story was selected to be republished by the Borderless Journal,a Singapore based international journal. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Nitya Jain, 13, Ahmedabad
Nitya is a voracious reader and has always been fascinated by writing poems. She holds an acute interest in mathematics. She is passionate about drawing and has taken part in many art competitions. Nitya has also won many elocution contest. She can solve 10 types of Rubik's cubes and had conducted a cube workshop too. She is a student of Nirma Vidyavihar school.
Arvee Gohil,10, Ahmedabad
Arvee is a bubbly and high on energy extrovert. She is a visual learner and uses her experiences loves to cook up stories and also narrate them. She enjoys each bit of theatre, be it dancing, singing, delivering dialogues with expression or acting. Arvee is madly in love with the camera lens and loves to shoot videos of her own. She is very inclined to create her own You Tube channel.
M. Tejaasree, 10, Chennai
Tejaasree is interested in drawing, singing and reading story books. She got the first prize in National Level Abacus Championship in the year 2019. With the help of Phonics Power, she is very strong in vocabulary and in English grammar.She is very much interested in creating new ideas and out of the box thinking. She always gives respect to the elders. In each and every field including academics, she is poised to perform well.
Upamanyu Bhattacharya, 7, Kolkata
He is fond of playing football. He loves to solve Rubik's Cube and read story books in his leisure time, Playing with hot wheel cars is something that he enjoys the most. He has a huge collection of hot wheels toy car.
Ayaansh Gupta, 9, Delhi
Ayaansh Gupta is curious and energetic. His mom sees a budding artist and programmer in him . Lockdown gave him a chance to pen his thoughts.He is an avid follower of Avenger series.
Krishna Jadeja, 12, Ahmedabad
Krishna Jadeja has always loved to read and make stories of daring and brave characters, while also writing emotional and meaningful stories. She was waiting for an opportunity to show her talent of writing, aside from school.
Shanmughapriya, 8, Chennai
Shanmughapriya is studying in 3rd std N.S.N Memorial, Chitlapakkam. She is interested in innovative thinking and creativity with the help of Phonics Power. She is very strong in vocabulary. She always does her work very sincerely and gives due respect to the elders and loves her family very much.
Garvit Jain, 8 Surat
Garvit is highly fond of learning new words. An avid reader who never fails to impress others by his knowledge and understanding of English as a subject. Garvit loves to read and write stories. One of the most sincere and enthusiastic child
Rhea Lamba, 13, Hong Kong
13 year old Rhea is a budding artist who lives in Hong Kong. She recently attended the folk art workshops by MeMeraki and has not only created some wonderful artwork, but also expressed her feelings as an artist.
S. Aneesh Krithik, 8, Chennai
S. Aneesh Krithik studies in grade 3 in Chennai. He is a student of Phonics Power, Chennai.
Kushagra is 12 years old. He is a avid reader and loves to read a lot of books. He is a topper of his class. Usually very quiet. Loves nature and keeps himself updated with science and technology. Kushagra is a student of of Don Bosco School, Liluah - Howrah
Kanishka is a grade 4 student of Kendriya Vidhyalaya School, Tambaram (Chennai). She is a Phonics Power student. She loves reading story books. She has interest in classical dance and singing too.
Naitik Jain,10, Surat
Apart from being a proficient Tennis player and a Potterhead, Naitik has lately been developing his interest in writing stories. He loves creating a world full of imagination and enchantment. Reading books is one of his hobbies. With big dreams in his eyes and passion to do something great with his life, he never fails to put his best foot forward in all areas of his life.
Parnika Jain, 12, Jaipur
Parnika is a fun loving, happy go lucky girl who loves to enjoy life to the fullest. She is a student of Neerja Modi School in Jaipur
Pranshi Soni,9, Ahmedabad
Pranshi is a very hard working and understanding girl. Always ready to learn from her mistakes by keeping a positive attitude. Pranshi loves to dance and has been learning Kathak for 3 years. Also a very good painter, she has been learning for 1 year. Pranshi finishes all her work on her own. She takes care of her brother very well. She is a student of Eklavya Education Foundation, Ahmedabad
Adhithi Sivakumar,8, Chennai
Adhithi Sivakumar is a multitalented bright little girl who loves to read and write stories. She is a good artist too who can express her views through wonderful drawings. Adhithi is excellent at her academics and teachers pet. She loves to sing and has been learning to play the keyboard as well . Adhithi is the best big sister and the most wonderful gift to her parents.
Aagam Jain, 5, Kolkata
Aagam is a student of The Heritage School, Kolkata. He loves to play with his friends. He enjoys skating and loves reading the most.
Prisha Moitra, 9, Kolkata
Prisha Moitra is a grade-3 student of Indus Valley World School, Kolkata who aspires to become an artist when she grows up. At school she aims to be an all round performer and has been awarded for the same in the past two consecutive school years. She has won several accolades in extra curricular activities like story telling and writing, elocution, spell bee, ramp camp etc. Literature and Science are two of her favourite subjects and of all the things she enjoys doing, performing arts is on the top of the charts. In her free time she reads books, plays chess and goes for long walks with her family. Her favourite authors are Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling and her only wish is to get Harry Potter's invisibility cloak through some miracle so that she can read books and play with Lego blocks way past her bedtime.
Aarshiya Agarwal,8, Kolkata
Aarshiya enjoys swimming ,skipping , dancing ,singing, making new friends and playing with her little brother . Her favourite subjects are art & craft and mathematics.
Riddhima Suryavanshi,13, Ahmedabad
Riddhima is a curious, creative and active girl, fond of reading story books. She loves to participate in singing and dancing events.
Aadhya Gupta, 10, Mumbai
Aadhya believes in bravery and positivity.She is a very good singer,athlete,baker and an actress. She loves dogs, especially puppies.
Dheryaa Mehta,11, Surat
Dheryaa is an introvert yet a highly intellectual girl. She has always been sincere with her efforts and extremely dedicated to whatever she does. She adores reading books.
Sampoorna Laxni R, 10, Chennai
Sampoorna is a 10-year-old from Chennai. She is an enthusiastic learner. She loves to read Adventure, mystery, and comic type of storybooks. She has a great interest in public speaking, art, and craftworks. She can easily make people love her narrative and expressive stories. She takes self initiatives and looks for new avenues to get involved in.
Shivpriya Bhargava, 8, Gurgaon
Shivpriya is very energetic, inquisitive and an alert child. She loves dancing, singing, reading books. She is learning Indian classical dance,Kathak from the last 2 years, other than learning piano and western vocal. Her favourite subjects are Maths, Science and English.
Reeva Gajjar, 6, Ahmedabad
Reeva is a very observant and creative child. She takes her own time to adjust to new environments, but once comfortable she enjoys herself well. She is creative and likes to do things in her own way. Always wants to complete the task at hand only then would she get up.
Riya Bharwad, 9, Ahmedabad
Riya is a friendly and cheerful 9 year young girl. She is always bubbling with enthusiasm and loves to play tennis and drama. During the lock down , Riya started learning coding and she loves to spend her time coding for the BBC Mircrobit. She also loves listening to audio stories. She is a very sporty person who loves playing sports all the time!
Advitha H S, 8, Shimoga
Advitha is a grade 3 student of St. Joseph Akshardham .Her hobbies are dancing, drawing and pencil sketching, reading and singing.
Adwaith Menon, 11, Chennai11, Chennai
Adwaith S Menon is 11 years old and a student in Grade-6 at NSN Memorial School, Chennai. He is an avid reader and has developed a love for writing short stories as well. His other interests include sports and playing video games.
Bhavya Raman, 11, Belmont
Bhavya likes to play tennis, make crafts, and dance. She is energetic, optimistic, and likes to see the glass half full. Bhavya is very imaginative and loves using that to write poems and stories. She is a student of The Girls Middle School
Urja Dhirwani, 16, Ahmedabad
Urja is a 16 year old student of biology, currently studying in class 12 in Asia English School, Ahmedabad . She loves to write and learn literature.
Abhay Agarwal, 10, Bangalore
Abhay is a lively & cheerful boy who is an avid reader and loves to read fiction books. He has a flare for writing poems & stories. Abhay also loves to paint landscapes and draw famous characters. Badminton is his favourite sport !!
Ruhan Madaan,8, Delhi
Ruhan is a quick learner and a keen observer, An avid SPACE explorer aspiring to become a SPACE scientist. Dancing comes naturally to him. He can anytime jump on to watch "Harry Potter" series and enjoy listening to music.Count on me by Bruno Mars is his favorite. This lockdown allowed him the time for self introspection and now a new passion... a Bard is in the making :)
Tanmay, 16, Ahmedabad
A grade 12 student, Tanmay has varied interests ranging from reading books to playing drums, travelling and sports. The uncommon and unconventional have always intrigued Tanmay and this is reflected in the choices he makes for the theme of his poems.
Y. Jeyan, 8, Hyderabad
Jeyan is a very inquisitive, enthusiastic and academically excellent child. He loves to read story books. He is a voracious reader. He has a passion for writing. He has won a Gold medal in IEO - International English Olympiad and a silver medal in IGKO - International GK Olympiad. He loves to participate in dramatics, quiz and oratorical competitions. He is a student of Delhi Public School, Nacharam.
Rakshit Balaji,9, Chennai
Rakshit is a very curious and kind child. He loves to read and write stories. He likes to explore the Lego world to the fullest. He creates different Lego blocks out of his own creation.He is extremely passionate about the celestial world. He would love to write more stories in the future and share it with you.
E. Yaazhini,8, Chennai
Yaazhini is eight years old from Chennai who is a student of Phonics power. She loves reading books, drawing, dancing and playing with her sister. She is passionate about languages, especially English.
Ananya Jayakrishnan,10, Kochi
Ananya is an ardent fan of Harry Potter books and loves reading a lot. When she was a baby, she loved to hear lot of stories from her father. Now when her little baby sister is around, both of them love to scream and laugh while playing st home. She is a foodie and loves the cakes and payasam that her mother prepares. She also loves to see cartoons. Ananya's adorable write up was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Gabriel Fernandes, 9, Ahmedabad
Gabriel is an energetic, enthusiastic and creative child. He loves to write poems with rhyming words and loves to read story books and also gets ideas for creating his own stories with a twist. He loves to play with Lego blocks, piano on his keyboard and enjoys drawing. That is all about the Little Artist!
Shikha Dholakia,11, Vadodara
Shikha Dholakia is an eleven year old intelligent and an enthusiastic kid who loves reading,singing and even has keen interest in making YouTube videos under her channel name GurlieGurl. She studies in Anand Vidya Vihar School from the Sanskari Nagari of Gujarat, Vadodara. She is an ardent reader and has creative artistic skills.
Merushri Jasani,12, Ahmedabad
Merushri is a bright and talented girl. She loves reading books and finds joy in writing stories. Merushri admits that dancing is her first priority and she enjoys playing with dogs. She is a student of Mount Carmel High School, Ahmedabad.
Rishaan Harsha, 6, Mysore
Rishaan's hobbies are cycling, playing Badminton and painting. He also writes wonderful stories at such a young age.
Aashna Agarwal,11, Kolkata
Hitansh is a 6th grade student at The Heritage School. He loves to read stories as much as he likes to write them. He find space very intriguing and is perplexed by the vastness of the universe. He loves to eat chocolate. Some of his other hobbies are playing basketball and listening to music. Hitansh's amusing poem was selected to be republished by the Borderless Journal,a Singapore based International Journal. Bookosmia congratulates this young write for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Pragathi Raymond, 9, Coimbatore
Pragathi loves reading and writing stories. She has read about 80-85 books from different authors like Jacqueline Wilson,Enid Blyton, Geronimo, Tom Gates etc. She wishes to become an author when I grow up. Her school's name is Kovai Vidhyashram. They encourage her to write stories and even give medals for writing stories.
Sanvi Salian, 9, Mumbai
Sanvi is 9 years old and a happy go lucky girl. She loves reading,singing,dancing,writing stories and is always eager to learn new things.
Aarya Vardhan Agarwala,11, Kolkata
Aarya is a a reading fanatic and very picky eater. He feels like he could play sports and never get tired with it, but he knows he can do extremely well in studies too. Aarya's thrilling story was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Shifa Zahra Touseef, 8, Lucknow
Shifa Zahra Touseef is 8 years old. She lives in Lucknow and studies in Staford in grade -3. She is a great fan of Roald Dahl and JK Rowling. She is very good at Madhubani arts and she loves to play with her little brother and tells him bed time stories. She is multilingual she can speak Kashmiri, Hindi and English. She has a Reading Journal in which she writes summaries of the books she reads. Shifa's amusing poem was selected to be republished by the Borderless Journal,a Singapore based International Journal. Bookosmia congratulates this young write for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
R.Sankruthyayan, 12,Muscat, Oman
Sankruthyayan is 12 years old and studies in 7th grade in Indian School Sohar, Muscat, Oman. Apart from reading books, he has interest in art and music.
Aayat Lal, 7 years, London
7 year old Aayat lives in London and is crazy about singing. She recently discovered her love for art after attending the online classes run by MeMeraki and now she keeps asking her mom to give her “which art form is this?” quiz every night.
Taneesha Sheth,13, Singapore
Taneesha Sheth resides in Singapore. She studies in 8th grade in Singapore American School. Apart from art, reading, writing, and playing various sports such as basketball and badminton, she loves taking part in social activities.
Kavya Joshi, 5, Mumbai
Kavya is fond of listening to stories. She loves drawing, coloring, art & craft. She enjoys playing with her barbie dolls.
Batul Sarela, 10, Surat
Batul is a highly intellectual girl, who has lately built interest in reading. She is very fond of writing stories. Though being a little shy, she is inquisitive and observant girl always curious to learn new things.
Aadhya Tak, 13, Ahmedabad
Aadhya is a student who aspires to become a designer. She has always been inspired to write for a cause or to inspire others to write,so that the world can be a better place.
Khushee Desai,9, San Jose, California
9 year old Khushee is a young artist who lives in San Jose. She recently attended the folk art workshops by MeMeraki and has not only created some wonderful artwork but also expressed her feelings as an artist.
Jaanvi, 7, London
7 year old Jaanvi is a young artist who lives in London. She recently attended the folk art workshops by MeMeraki and has not only created some wonderful artwork but also expressed her feelings as an artist beautifully.
Divisha Agarwala,7, Kolkata
Divisha loves to skate and swim. She loves making new friends and spending time with them. Divisha loves her parents. They always support her to become better.
Kiyan Mahajan, 5, Dallas
5 year old Kiyan is a young artist who lives in Dallas. Kiyan recently attended the folk art workshops by MeMeraki and has not only created some wonderful artwork but also expressed his feelings as an artist.
Ishita Aggarwal, 16, Jaipur
Ishita is an author of her self composed poems. Books named is POETREE - ISHITA AGGARWAL .She is an entrepreneur who has started a social organisation in the name of YATTA .
Jatin Bajaj, 13, Surat
I am on a mission of making a knowledge based society and and I try doing something new everyday and make people laugh and try to give and take some knowledge everyday because I think being illiterate should not be in our dictionary! School-Scholar English Academy, Surat
Aadi Jain, 5, Kolkata
Aadi is a cute smart boy who loves god and his school.He loves few activities like gardening, reading stories, cooking, sketing, painting ,cycling , reading globe .
Aadita Gupta, 10, Mumbai
Aadita is 10 years old and is in the 5 th grade. She loves to write small stories and loves to do art and craft. She has won many competitions of art and dance. She is also very good in gymnastics
Ayaan Sonthalia, 9, Kolkata
Ayaan is an intelligent and smart boy. He is soft -hearted and loves animals. He is helpful and friendly. He is inquistive and gets lost in his own world. His favorite sport is cricket and he plays chess too .
Krisha, 11, Mumbai
A young enthusiastic power packed energetic girl who loves to explore and do new things.This is the first time she has tried her hand at writing and loved the imagination she has shown in this story
Dhwani Agrawal, 13, Surat
Dhwani is a chirpy and zestful girl who loves to pen down her thoughts. She is extremely fond of writing stories. Reading has always fascinated her.
Ninaad Deswandikar is fifteen years old and studies in Germany. His family lives in Bangalore, where he was brought up. He is in 8th grade in a German school. He plays football in Germany and that is his passion. He also loves baking and meeting his friends whenever free.
Raksha, 10, Chennai
Raksha is a quite child who has a tremendous observation. She is an avid reader of story books. She loves to play games. When she is in sports, she overcomes her timidness and be an extrovert. If given a task, she is very sincere in accomplishing it. Irrespective of victory or defeat she will be very serious to complete the task. She is a sportive girl who treats success and failure almost in a same manner.
Atmadeep Chakraborty, 11, Kolkata
Atmadeep is a creative child with a unique line of thinking. He is a J.K Rowling fan and loves reading Harry Potter . He is fond of music and plays the guitar and the keyboard. Atmadeep enjoys travelling in trains and collecting information about railways is his passion. He also enjoys roller skating with his friends.
Koushiki Nag,9, Kolkata
Koushiki Nag is 9 years old and studies in Calcutta Girl's High School in class IV. She loves writing stories and poems. Koushiki's wonderfully written story was republished by Singapore based international journal, Borderless under Sara's monthly selection for July'20. Bookosmia congratulates Koushiki on becoming an internationally published writer at such a young age.
Arham Patni, 6, Kolkata
Arham is a big fan of Harry Potter, Avengers and is currently reading Ruskin Bond. He loves playing Lego. He has an artistic view of various things and is an imaginary boy. He is a student of La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata
Darshali Agarwal, 7, Bhilwara
Darshali Agarwal is a 7year old girl with an ever smiling face. She is an extrovert, active, cute and a good girl. She's a chirping bird of her family.She love to do new activities. She love to read and listen to bed time stories. She's very creative in her imagination . She really love Mangoes. She studies in Grade 2 in Witty International School, Bhilwara (Rajasthan). Darshali's amusing poem was selected to be republished by the Borderless Journal,a Singapore based International Journal. Bookosmia congratulates this young write for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Kanishka Jain,10, Mumbai
Kanishka Jain is 10 years old and studies in D.G. Khetan school, Mumbai. Her story is about her Little Readers Nook online class and her love for her educator. Kanishka is a very kind hearted , a little shy but brilliant and a very soft person. She likes painting travelling and solving RUBICS cubes. Kanishka has good inborn artistic skills and may persue her future in the field of art.
Seeyona Guha,9, Hyderabad
Seeyona is in 4th grade. She love all her 'C's -crafting, colouring, coding and cartoons. She loves to play badminton and football. She also likes reading about mysteries and history. She is still deciding if she wants to be a detective or an archaeologist. She will let us know when she has come to a decision.
Avinav Tiwari,11, Vadodara
Avinav Tiwari is a student of Podar World School, Sherkhi aged 14. He is an avid reader who likes many genres. He is also interested in robotics and mechanics and have participated in many related competitions.
Anjana Sundar,11, Charlotte North Carolina
Anjana is a rising sixth grader at Providence Day School in Charlotte , North Carolina. She is an avid reader and is interested in singing (carnatic music) and playing the violin.
Aashritha Surya Prakash, 10, Bangalore
Aashritha Surya Prakash is a 4 grade student studying in Vidya Niketan School,Hebbal. Apart from reading and writing, she loves DIY crafts and classical dancing. During this period of lockdown she started taking creative writing classes which she is thoroughly enjoying.
Pratichi Satpathy,10, Bhubhaneshwar
Naishaa Bansal, 8, Mumbai
Naishaa Bansal is 8 years old and is a student of Class 3 at AVM Juhu. She is an avid reader, likes to write poems, is learning ballet and loves to play with her big brother. During lockdown she has been observing things around her very keenly and written about them.
Hiba Fathima, 6, Mysore
Hiba's hobbies are martial arts, mimicry, drawing, reading.
Ritika, 10, Chennai
Ritika is an avid reader while her passion lies in writing. She has a natural creative talent and likes to write short stories & poems. A student of Phonics Power, she loves to teach English lessons to her younger sister. Her favorite book is Famous Five and favorite author is Enid Blyton. She aspires to become an author too.
Yashvi Jalan, 12, Kolkata
Yashvi loves reading mysterious and fantasy books and always try to improve my creative writing skills. Her favourite subjects are Biology and Mathematics. She is a student of Sushila Birla Girls school.
Ananya Bulani,16, Ahmedabad
Ananya Bulani from Ahmedabad, has recently given her 10th boards and eagerly waiting for the results to get admission in another school. She likes reading books,articles and attending MUNs. She loves writing very much because she think it's easy to confess to paper than to people.
Tashu Jain, 9, Surat
A chirpy and happy go lucky person best describes Tashu is. She has great enthusiasm and is very energetic. She enjoys and adores reading. Writing great stories has always been her interest.
Kanishka Lohia, 8, Mumbai
Kanishka studies in Oberoi International Shool. She is 8 years old and really likes small children.She isnt much into reading but is always interested in learning new things.She loves to dance and sing,she also is very creative and enjoys doing craft.She wants to learn how to skateboard. Kanishka's story "Baking my first cake", evokes your senses and how beautifully she has penned down her ideas seems like story writing is a PIECE OF CAKE for her
Shriyadit, 11, Mumbai
Shriyadit is studying in grade 6 in Shri Balaji International School, Mumbai. He loves playing with toy cars and watching Avengers' movies. AB Devilliers is his favourite cricketer. He also enjoys reading books.He wants to become an IAS officer when he grows up. Shriyadit used the idiom "raining cats and dogs"and added colour to his story.What vibrant imagination! encouraging the reader to conjure a visual image in their head.
Diya Shah, 13, Kolkata
Diya has been writing since the age of 9. It was a discovery when she accidentally wrote an essay for her school magazine. She started reading and writing to improvise her skills. She attended a workshop on poetry writing which made her write little poems with ease. She always believes in being a learner always and endeavors in improving each piece written by her always.
Mehul Maheshwari, 7, Gurgaon
He is 7 years old and studying in 3rd standard in Delhi Public school. He loves to exercise and play cricket. If elders tell him something, he tries to do things even if he doesn't like them . He loves to play with his cousin and friends. Since the beginning he loves to go to school.
Riva Agarwal,14, Kolkata
Riva is a Grade 8 student of Calcutta International School. She feels she is not the best at poems- her stories are better. Except this poem. "It’s one of the best I have ever written. I have put in a lot of hard work writing this. Go on, give it a read! I hope you like it," she says.
Aadyot Sengupta, 11, Bangalore
Aadyot is interested in varied topics from baking with his mom helping her out throughout the day.He keeps himself engaged with artistic skills he does good sketches and shading. He is interested to learn new topics like how to collaborate and make videos, how to solve Rubik’s cube, making Lego, performing yoga.He plays tennis, swimming and cricket. He loves to solve puzzles and he is a foodie too he keeps motivating his mom to try out new dishes and baking.
Saaketh K S, 11, Bangalore
Saaketh likes swimming, playing with cars and reading books
Agastya is eight years old and studies at Brightlands School in Dehradun. He is an avid reader and enjoys Harry Potter, Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton and Ruskin Bond, among others. He is a Hindustani vocalist in training and enjoys the outdoors very much.
Parthvi Singh, 14, Kiccha
Parthvi Singh is 14 years old. I love reading and writing. In the upcoming future I want to write some fascinating poems and stories.
Aradhya Gupta, 9, Gurgaon
Aradhya is a fun loving and creative girl. She enjoys reading and her favourite author is Roald Dahl. She has also written a few short stories and poems recently. She has also done online story telling sessions, made posters to create awareness about Covid 19. She loves painting,art & craft, dancing and gymnastics.
Kanishka Lohia, 8, Mumbai
Kanishka studies in Oberoi international school.She is 8 years old and really likes small children.She isnt much into reading but is always interested in learning new things.She loves to dance and sing,she also is very creative and enjoys doing craft.She wants to learn how to skateboard. Kanishka's story "Baking my first cake", evokes your senses and how beautifully she has penned down her ideas, seems like story writing is indeed a PIECE OF CAKE for her
Jiya Agarwal, 11, Surat
A girl who never fails to give her best in whatever she does. An avid reader, Jiya is a power house of sincere efforts and dedication. An independent girl at a very young age, Jiya aspires to do something unconventional and impactful.
Arav Prasad, 11, Bangalore
Meet Arav from Bangalore who is the Google of cricket. He studies in the 6th grade & dreams to be the captain of the Indian cricket team. These days he is trying his hands on baking cooking.
Akshaj Sanwal, 8, Noida
Akshaj is a keen learner and is all driven by his curiosity. He wonders many dreams in his eyes and aspires to be an multi-field achiever.
Aaradhya Didwania,8, Kolkata
Aaradhya is currently studying in class 3 in Calcutta International School Society and he is passionate about collecting and reading books. He loves to play play board games with family and friends
Avni is a sweet child with a very cute smile, almost always on her face. She is caring and friendly and loves to share her toys with her cousins. She has a wide variety of hobbies including dancing, drawing, writing. Outdoor free play is her all time favorite. She wants to be a movie director when she grows up, but that is something that keeps changing on a weekly basis. She is also learning Kathak.
Arzoo Khullar, 13, Gurgaon
Arzoo likes dancing, singing and art.
Krishav Jain, 8, Delhi
Krishav lives in Delhi. He studies in class III, in Delhi Public School. He likes to play football, cricket, badminton and squash. Maths is his favourite subject followed by science. He likes listening to western music.
Mayuri Sriram, 6, Bangalore
Mayuri is 6 years old. She loves to draw, colour and pen down her thoughts. She loves to read books, sing and dance and share jokes with her friends. She lives in Bangalore and Studies in National Public School (NPS, Kormangala).
Smrithi Sathyanarayanan,12, Bangalore
RIght from two years old, Smrithi has proved that music is one of her strengths. Same for pencil sketching recently. Being the creative kind, the theatre was also in her interest and she has performed in a few plays in the past years.Recently she made a Carnatic music video. She is caring and always helpful and been recognized as a School committee member and was a health minister last academic year.
Anushka Jain,14, Delhi
Anushka is a 14 year old from Heritage School in Delhi.
Vihaan, 8, Bangalore
Vihaan loves reading Geronimo Stilton, Enid Blyton books and loves to write stories specially as series. He has completed two such book series involving characters with different adventures. He plays keyboard during his leisure, songs of his choice specially. His eight year old boy loves to read story books, write stories involving a lot of creativity by adding sketches of his own to it. He also maintains a blog of his own by posting his stuff often.
Riddhima Gurnani, 9, Gurgaon
Riddhima Gurnani is a student in The Shri Ram school Aravili. I am an animal lover and have 2 beautiful looking dogs at home. I love IT & Yoga and want to become an IT Proffesional!
Mark Gonsalves, 6, Ahmedabad
Mark is fun loving and curious six year old studying in Mahatma Gandhi International School, Ahmedabad. He has a natural liking for language and loves to read books. When he’s not reading, Mark spends his time playing the keyboard and trying his hand at baking. This curious child who loves traveling is exploring his poem and story building skills during his stay at home in addition to honing some life skills.
Prakhar Rathi, 13, Surat
Prakhar is a keen learner and enjoys what he does. A boy with many talents defines him to the best. With a dream of doing something big, he is on the journey of bringing a change in the society.
Mridul Rishi,13, Chennai
Mridul is a 13 year old from Chennai. He is a sports fanatic and a voracious reader, an unusual combination. He is a friendly guy who is quiet witty and can make you laugh in seconds, even when you are sad. Mridul is a quick learner he knows five languages and adapts to any situation easily.
Karthik, 12, Bangalore
Karthik is studying in Grade 7 and is passionate about science, mainly Paleontology and Marine Biology. He also does coding in Computers and wants to make these his career. He loves reading science fictions and science books. He also write stories and has a great taste in cooking. Karthik is interested in astrology and astronomy and even Indian mythology taught by his grandfather. He also wants to make our ancient Vedic inventions made in our country, popular all over the world.
Kush D Manek, 11, Kolkata
Kush studies in South City International school. He is a gold medalist in International Karate Championship. He has qualified for the IIHM state level competition (Junior). Kush is also a mid-fielder in his school football team. He has been an anchor and a winner for his inter-house elocution competition in his school.
Mehr Kapoor,11, Kolkata
Mehr Kapoor is an 11-year bookworm who loves to read. She also has her blog where she gives book reviews and book suggestions for lost book lovers wondering what to read next! Mehr's moving essay was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Aditya Salian,14, Mumbai
Aditya is 14 years old. His hobbies are playing sports and gaming.This is quite strange because he like being active and at the same time doesnt like to be active. His other weird hobby is googling, so he basically searches up things a lot, that I doesn’t get.
Miraya Bisaria, 7, Gurgaon
Miraya is very fond of drawing, painting and writing. She has written a story and made all illustrations using her own imagination. Miraya's lovely story was republished in Sara's monthly selection for July'20, by our international partner Borderless Journal, based out of Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates Miraya on becoming an internationally published writer at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/07/14/saras-selections-july-2020/
Poorvi, 13, Chennai
Poorvi is studying in VI Std. Mahindra World School, Chennai. Her hobbies include reading books, swimming and riding bicycle. She does some craft work and painting during free time. She also helps her mother to support in cooking. Poorvi's ambition is to become scientist and she is preparing for the journey.
Ayaansh Patni, 7, Kolkata
Ayaansh is a bright, 7 years old child born in Kolkata and studying in La Martiniere For Boys Kolkata in class 2. He loves to read books . Lately he finished reading a book by Enid Blyton named Benny and the Giants.He has strong elocution skills. He is a big fan of Harry Potter. He is fond of playing chess, carom and football.
Aashrita Keni,12, Bangalore
Aashrita is a 12 year old from Bangalore. She is a student of Vidya Niketan School.Aashrita is a well-mannered and responsible child.She loves to read Sudha Murthy books. She loves dancing, singing and drawing.
Sanvi Ranga,6, Mysore
Sanvi loves reading and re-reading storybooks with her mamma. This is her second story that she’s come up all by herself. She is inspired to be a writer like her grandmom. Her favorite author is Julia Donaldson. She loves fairies, dinosaurs, building tiny cars and planes with her dad, baking with mom and most of all just playing with her friends that she misses the most now :)
Adya Nathany,14, Kolkata
Adya Nathany is a self motivated teenager . Her latest endeavour is 'Be the Exception' by which she wants to raise funds for The Covid and Amphan disasters . A keen writer she often pens down her feelings in the form of poems and anecdotes .
Hiya Shah,13, Anand
Hiya Kamalnayan Shah is studying in std 8 Anandalaya Anand. She loves reading books since she was 7. She is a great fan of Geronimo Stilton,Rick Riordin, Roald Dahl, J K Rowling, Enid Blyton,Marisa Meyer and many more. She loves animals. She is a kind hearted girl. She has participated in Spelling Bee and has qualified upto national level.
Shaina Agarwal, 11, Surat
Shaina is an avid reader. A JK Rowling or Roald Dahl in hand would sum up her ideal summer afternoon. She is curious to know as much as she can and has got ample of questions to ask. A highly intellectual girl with utmost determination of doing something big defines her the best.
Varnika Agarwal, 11, Delhi
Varnika is passionate about writing. She finds that writing gives her abundant supply of happiness and relaxation. Varnika's endearing story was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/08/21/saras-selections-august-2020/
Madhurima P,10, Trichy
Madhurima is a friendly girl who is gregarious, loves to make friends, to read a lot, loves to bake and is passionate about animals.
Rehan Narang,10, Surat
A boy with a golden heart is Rehan for people around him. Apart from being a Cricket lover, Rehan loves to explore the world of reading and writing stories. A cheerful and caring child who never fails to positively impact whosoever he meets.
Siddharth Mundra,9, Kolkata
Siddharth is 9 yrs of age.His current favourite hobbies are reading Harry Potter books and watching the recent English Premier League football matches which have resumed after the post covid crisis.
Prabhgeet Kaur,10, Kolkata
Prabhgeet is an enthusiastic reader and is a keen writer to pen down her thoughts in the form of poetry and stories. She aims to be a successful writer in her life.
Pratyusha, 12, Mumbai
I am very Cheerful, energetic, cool girl who always tried to Keep herself happy and spread happiness among other. I like to do paint, write poems, stories, dance, play guitar to keep myself busy and occupied during lockdown.
S.V. Hariharan, 8, Chennai
8 year old Hariharan is a student at NSN Memorial School, Chennai
Kiaan Raj Nathan, 7, Delhi
Kiaan is a big fan of dinosaurs and animals of the prehistoric . His hobbies are reading, playing, chess and drawing. The Enchanted Forest has been his favourite book so far.
Neha Mahesh, 12, Chennai
Neha Mahesh, is a 12 year old, studying in Class 8 at the PSBB Millennium School, Chennai. Stories and poems have fascinated her since she was very young. She believes that words can make magic, and great stories can change the world. She loves everything to do with books, movies, music, and art.
Navika Jain, 8, Kolkata
Navika Jain is an 8 year old in class 3 in Modern High School for Girls in Kolkata. Her hobbies are dancing , gymnastics and swimming. She enjoys her studies and Maths is her favorite subject. She misses school during this lockdown period.
Bhumi Garg, 14, Delhi
Bhumi is a wonderful orator, acted in quite a few of her school theatre projects, loves to write, a hula hoop dancer and yes loves to play guitar and keyboard. This quarantine she utilised her initial non school days to become a perfect cook too and now getting her hands on baking as well.
Avika, 9, Delhi
Avika is a story writing enthusiast and loves to read books across different subjects.
Shreyan Agrawal, 10, Surat
A zestful and charismatic individual Shreyan is. Always high on energy, Shreyan adores to write poems. His sincere nature and dedication enables him to achieve goals of his life with cinch.
Divij Haralalka,13, Singapore
Swara Bhandari ,7, Kolkata
Swara Bhandari is seven years old girl, living in Kolkata. She is a student of Modern High School for Girls. Her favourite subject is Mathematics. She enjoys reading English short stories and books. She has started learning about Harry Potter too. She likes doing Aerobics, Skating and Dancing and playing Basketball.
Nethra is a 13 year old girl studying in Class 8 at NSN MATRIC HR SEC SCHOOL, Chromepet, Chennai. She loves to read and write short stories and horror stories. She has a wonderful collections of horror and adventure books. She is a state player in lawn tennis and is crazy about the champion “SERENA WILLIAMS“. She participated in various oratorical and story writing competitions at school level and has won many prizes and her hobbies are listening to music and making craft.
Pooja loves reading interesting books. She also enjoys writing unique stories and to review books. She wants to be a scientist when she grows up. Pooja would like to travel all around the world to hear from folks of all countries and continents. She loves being creative and also shows a lot of interest in history. She feels that a good story can change anyone into a good person. Hope you enjoy reading her story.
Jasmine Dey,9, Kolkata
Jasmine is a jolly soul and loves to play Badminton. Currently she is Under 9 State level (West Bengal) Badminton Champion. Besides her regular studies she loves to write stories and poems, read different types of books, create various types of crafts and last but not the least....singing and dancing (received 2nd Prize in Loknritya held by Tridhara Sammilani, Kolkata) . She also represents her school in different inter school sports and received prizes/medals.
Omisha is an 8 year old from Bangalore. These are some things she likes to do; reading, writing etc. Sometimes, she watched TV or draws in her notebook when she gets bored. She also reads books, her favorite book is ‘The Blue Umbrella' by Ruskin Bond.That is everything she thinks you need to know about her.
Raahini Bajaj, 13, Delhi
Raahini likes to read books and enjoys writing as well. She is described by others as kind and benevolent .
Thara Srikanth,12, Chennai
Thara Srikanth attends eighth grade in Chennai. She loves reading, music, movies, food, and dreaming. Though fantasy is her favourite genre in books and movies, she also likes a good mystery story - particularly Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. She is not sure what she will be when she grows up, but she is definitely working to be a good writer.
Sahana Shriram, 12, Bangalore
Sahana, who is in class VII, is a people's person. She loves to read books, listen to music, and watch movies, and cooking and baking shows. When not doing any of these, she likes to play with her friends.
Yug Jain,12, Surat
A multi-talented boy with the best of attributes in himself makes Yug leave a positive impact on every person he meets. Yug never refrains from accepting challenges and he with his efforts and utmost determination ensures to give his best in whatever comes his way. He inspires every one around him with his hardwork, sincerity, dedication, honesty and passion to do wonders in life. Yug through his hard work tries to achieve new goals. Reading and writing has always been his field of interest.
Adritti Gattani, 7, Bhilwara
Adritti is calm, composed and an apple of every teachers eye. It is an absolute delight for her parents to have her around. She is diligent, loves to tell, create and listen to stories. An amazing listener, she has all the qualities which her parents and teachers are proud of.
Anika Kalyani,8, Kolkata
Anika Kalyani is 8 years old and lives in Kolkata. She studies in Grade 4, La Martiniere for Girls school. Her interests are reading books, dance, basketball and writing stories. She also collects magnets and marbles. She wants to become a scientist when she grows up.
Rohan Santhosh, 10, Bangalore
Rohan is a happy-go-lucky 9 year old who dabbles in poetry, doodling, chess and the keyboard. He is missing his friends during this lockdown and has penned his thoughts through this short poem. Rohan's poem was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Agneesh Raj Banerjee, 8, Kolkata
8 year old Agneesh goes to La Martiniere for Boys School in Kolkata. He loves to look into his atlas and see the maps of various countries. He wants to go to Russia some day. Agneesh loves reading books and his favourite authors are Enid Blyton and Ruskin Bond.
Anvi Sankhyan, 7, Delhi
Anvi is gentle and kind hearted. She loves to listen to stories. She never wastes water while bathing. She loves watering plants everyday. Always keeps her room neat and clean. Playing with her 6 month old brother is her favorite pastime.
Navoneer Bhattacharyya, 8, Kolkata
Navoneer Bhattacharyya studies in class III. He lives in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is very fond of writing and his writing regularly get published in the school magazine. He loves to write detective stories a lot. His hobby is reading books and his favourite authors are Ruskin Bond, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Jerome K Jerome, Roald Dahl, Suzzane Weyn, J. K. Rowling, Satyajit Ray (Feluda), Herge (Tintin) etc. He can spend his whole day reading books. He is very fond of history, science and mythology. Navoneer is a student of Birla High School (Junior). His wonderful story was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/saras-selections-september-2020/
Samaya Vaikkam, 12, New Jersey
Samaya Vaikkam is 12 years old, doing her sixth grade in John Adams Middle School - Edison, New Jersey. She enjoys reading, writing poems/stories, singing songs (classical and western) and playing piano. She is aspiring to be in the field of art and music when she grows up or anywhere else where she can apply her creativity skills!!
Gargi Patel, 13, Kolkata
Gargi is an avid reader who enjoys reading fictional stories like the Harry Potter and the Percy Jackson series. She also participate and enjoy classical dance (Odissi).
Prisha Bhatt, 13, Kolkata
Samaira Agarwal, 14, Kolkata
Samaira Agarwal is a 14 years old from Kolkata. She is a sketch artist and writing is her passion.
Sahana N, 12, Chennai
Sahana is a 12 years old student in Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, Chennai. She enjoys reading books by Enid Blyton, Sudha Murthy, R.L. Stine and J.K. Rowling. She also enjoys cartooning, baking and singing. Her dream is to become a doctor and baking will always be her favourite hobby.
Atharv Tiwari, 6, Nagpur
Atharv studies in class 1. He is very curious to learn new things and has ample of questions to ask. He loves reading, is a good story teller and is good at curricular activities.
Aryan Abhinaya,8, Bangalore
Aryan is a keen learner and enjoys Everyday Science and Mathematics. He enjoys listening to music, colouring and is fond of cars. He enjoys listening to bedtime stories from his grandfather and looks forward to it every night.
Anagha Chaturvedi,11, Delhi
Anagha likes to read, write,cook, paint, sing, dance, she likes to try new things-Anything that inspires her creative side. Her favourite authors are Katrina Kahler and Enid Blyton. She like to read adventure or school based stories and also about mythological epics.
Vidya Poddar, 12, Kolkata
Vidya Poddar is a shy kind of a girl and doesn’t talk much to others but a lot to herself. She likes to stay alone with nature most of the times staring at clouds, rains, sunsets and sunrises. She loves cooking and dancing and is very passionate about both.
Amaya Rupramka, 5, Kolkata
Amaya Rupramka from The Heritage School, Kolkata is a multi talented little girl who loves to talk, draw and read books. Apart from this, she enjoys singing, dancing and skating. A little heart made of pure gold, she cares about everyone around her. A power house of energy and creativity. Amaya's lovely story was republished in Sara's monthly selection for July'20, by our international partner Borderless Journal, based out of Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates Amaya on becoming an internationally published writer at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/07/14/saras-selections-july-2020/
Utsang, 13, Mumbai
Utsang is full of energy and loves to enjoy every moment with his friends and family. Sometimes an actor, sometimes a drummer, sometimes a painter, a footballer, a swimmer, an athelete; he dares to be different.
Hareesh is an awesome kid with great tolerance.He is adaptable, brave, adventurous, and naughty. He loves dancing, cycling, drawing, and playing with Lego bricks.A foodie, he has started reading recipes. Hareesh has gravitated towards computer programming and electronics recently (watching tutorials on YouTube).
Arav is a class 9 studying in La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata. He likes writing stories and poems and also developing games and artificial intelligence.
Esha Sury, 16, Colorado USA
At the age of sixteen, Esha Sury tries to saturate herself in the world around her, documenting her experiences through works of both poetry and prose. She is a strong advocate for youth literacy awareness; a paramount issue in this era of digitalization, where an unfortunate reality could be that society may gradually lose touch with the power of language and authentic thinking. Although still in the developmental stages of her life, Esha feels strongly about language and hopes to pursue a career studying computational or cognitive linguistics. She hopes writing will be the raft that convoys her through the tides of the unpredictable but exciting future.
Tuhina Nambiar, 6, Mumbai
She is a carefree girl to loves whatever comes her way. She loves Lego, Chess,Sudoku, Rubik cube and loves creating stories and illustrations... She loves life whichever way it comes to her, always happy and smiling. Tuhina's lovely poem was republished in Sara's monthly selection for July'20, by our international partner Borderless Journal, based out of Singapore. We congratulate Tuhina on becoming an internationally published and read writer at such a young age.
Shreeya Sawhney, 12, Delhi
Shreeya is a grade 8 student of The Heritage School ,Rohini (Delhi).She loves reading fantasy and mystery thrillers, specifically Dan Brown. She is passionate about learning the cultures of the world, which has led her to learn french language. She also bakes for her family and surprises everyone with her delectable desserts from around the world.She finds peace in writing down her thoughts as poems and stories.
Rehan Sheikh, 12, Kolkata
Rehan is studying in standard 7 and he has been writing since childhood. Recently he has won the Elan Middle School writing contest. His works are being published in Storyweaver, Elan, and Thinkly.
Shivam Periwal, 15, Kolkata
Shivam is a passionate writer and tries to achieve new goals through hard work and dedication. His hobby is to write stories and small meaningful paragraphs. Loved by all friends, he also tries to meet new people and get to know about their interests and hobbies as well as try to adapt their good habits. Shivam studies in La Martiniere for Boys [class 10], Kolkata. Shivam thinks that the greatest power known to humankind is unity and nothing else, and also that Earth is not just known as the only survivable planet or the blue planet, rather it is known by its people. Without it, Earth will just be a piece of rock floating through space. After all, peace is what every man, women and children are running after. Shivam's thoughtful essay on racism was selected to be republished by the international Borderless Journal, based in Singapore. Bookosmia congratulates this young writer for being internationally published at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/09/15/racism-is-not-only-an-american-problem/?fbclid=IwAR1bGUZ91GHDEEXyLdhPmxx6zK-0jPB0XTbWUnGoaHPaVvRA_0gE350MJ6k
Manyyata Chatterjee,7, Mumbai
Manyyata,who is in Grade 3 of Ryan International School, Kandivali is a fun loving and cheerful child.She loves to spend time with her family and friends.She is also a good orator and has won the Second Prize in the zonal story telling competition.She also loves to travel and is in love with the sea.But she enjoys to pen down her thoughts in her free time the most.She is also a great foodie and loves all things yummy and spicy. Manyyata has a very strong message to Corona ..She says,"Corona you might be strong and powerful but our spirits are more stronger than you.Our countries might be divided by boundaries but our intentions are not divided.Very soon we will inject you with our vaccine and dare not come back again..."
Dhriti Keni,10, Chennai
Dhriti Keni is a 10 year old from Chennai. She has great enthusiasm and is very energetic.she demonstrates a solid understanding of scientific concepts of her grade level.she enjoys reading books ,her favourite authors include Ronald Dahl,Enid Blyton ,Sudha Murthy ,Carole Wilkinson.She loves mystery and adventure books.her favourite sport is skating.
Prachi Sharma, 16, Jodhpur
Prachi Sharma from Jodhpur, Rajasthan is an aspiring I.A.S. and presently volunteering as a learning mate with Experthive Educators Pvt. Ltd to pursue her passion towards teaching . She loves to do poetry and drawing sketches . She draws inspirations from the poems of W.B. Yeats and Robert Frost .
D Sanjith, 9, Chennai
Sanjith is 9 years old from Chennai studying in Grade 5.He loves cycling. He is keen in playing Drums and has completed Level 2 from Trinity College London. He is interested in reading books related to space and celestial events. He likes participating in Competitions and his hobbies are Drawing and Painting. He aspires to become a Scientist.
Mira Sharat, 8, Bangalore
I am Mira Sharat, aged 8 years, studying in Class 3 and living in Bangalore. I like to read books and listen to jokes. My favourite authors are Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl. When I am not reading, I love to cycle and to do hula hoops.
Nirav Prakash, 8, Kolkata
8 year old Nirav is a happy go lucky child. He is an observant child who uses his daily events around him and creates wonderful stories out of them. He loves to read books as well as newspaper. He likes adventure travel and takes lot of photos. A collector of transformers robots and likes to watch Marvels Avenger and Disney’s cartoons. He loves to play football and cricket with his friends and never misses his Karate class.
Siyona Bakshi,10, Gurgaon
Siyona enjoys listening to music and reading books. Her list of favourite authors include Sudha Murthy, Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl. Inspired by them, she loves to pen down her thoughts in the form of short stories and dreams to publish them in a book someday.She is a great orator and loves to connect with her friends. Siyona loves to dance and is learning Kathak.
Ira Shenoi, 6, Munich, Germany
Ira stays in Munich, Germany with her parents who are from Mysore, India. Ira likes dancing, swimming, free painting and, telling and reading stories. Ira loves underwater world, mermaids and unicorns.
Aniruddh Ladha, 10, Bhilwara(Rajasthan)
10 years old Aniruddh lives in Bhilwara(Rajsthan). He is a good cricketer while also being fond of reading and writing stories and poems. Great at a singer and playing synthesizers, he has won various awards. He has many friends and loves to visit new places.
Aarna, 9, Surat
Aarna likes writing stories and reading. She also likes singing and listening to music.
Mira Sharat, 8, Bangalore
Mira Sharat is an 8 year old kid studying in Class 3 of Ekya School, living in Bangalore. She likes to read books and listen to jokes. Her favourite authors are Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl. When not reading, she loves to cycle and do hula hoops.
Aaisha jhunjhunwala,8, Kolkata
Aaisha is a fun loving, friendly girl . She is fond of craft , reading and singing. She plays golf and tennis and has a keen interest in sports . Recently she has developed an Interest in creative writing.word munchers.
Krishti Khandelwal, 11, Delhi
Krishti is brilliant in astronomy and astrophysics, you can discuss amazing concept of physics with her, however when at coffee table or with a glass of her favorite mocktail, she loves to pen down her thoughts into words.....
Abhipsa Mohanty, 15, Bhubaneswar
Abhipsa Mohanty is a 15 year old studying in DAV PUBLIC SCHOOL, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She is a painter, writer and loves to pen down my thoughts. She is optimistic and love to take risks so as to explore more. Abhipsa's lovely poem "May we never take for granted' was republished in Sara's monthly selection for July'20, by our international partner Borderless Journal, based out of Singapore. We congratulate Abhipsa on becoming an internationally published writer at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/07/14/saras-selections-july-2020/
Arhaan Swaika, 11, Kolkata
11 year old Arhaan from Kolkata has amazed us with this very creative take on what all is needed to be a success in life.
Palak, 13, Vadodara
Palak Chowdhury, in class 8, just turned a teenager and like all young adults, loves to feed on her imagination. Her love for books from a very young age has never given her time to get bored and she's only looking for more to read. From science fiction and magical books to books of facts which make her curious, her interest is wide. A football and table tennis player, Palak also enjoys playing the guitar. But most of all she enjoys her world of solitude with books, music, movies and herself!
Aditya Dasgupta, 12, Delhi
Aditya is a 12 year old in Delhi. He likes to play outdoor sports like cricket and football. He is very warm hearted and loves to make friends. Aditya's spooky story was republished in Sara's monthly selection for July'20, by our international partner Borderless Journal, based out of Singapore. We congratulate Aditya on becoming an internationally published writer at such a young age. https://borderlessjournal.com/2020/07/14/saras-selections-july-2020/
Sarthak, 7, Gurgaon
Sarthak is a fun-loving child and is an ardent Avengers fan. He has an inclination towards sports and enjoys playing cricket and skating.
Mithil Gada,13, Baroda
Mithil Gada is class 8 student who is an avid reader and likes to sketch in his free time. He loves the sea and is a certified scuba diver. He enjoys playing soccer and basketball and he excels in orating and dramatics .
Rudra Aggarwal, 8, Delhi
A young storyteller and an avid reader, Rudra is an 8 year old boy. He's an animal lover, defender and a zoophilist. Currently he is working on a project to create awareness about stop killing animals.
Ruja Vadher, 14, Anand
Ruja Vadher is a14 year old girl studying in eighth grade at Anandalaya. She is fond of singing, dancing and loves reading books so much that there would hardly be any day where she wouldn't be seen reading something. She is am transported to a completely different and beautiful world. She has a zest for writing and dream of becoming an author one day. Ruja cherishes public speaking.
Ansh, 8, Ghaziabad
Ansh is an avid artist, fond of drawing, paper quilling, calligraphy, crafts, reading, writing and singing. He is also an environmentalist and a plant lover. Ansh likes to play with blocks and solve crosswords and puzzles and he loves to experiment with anything that he can lay his hands on. A very curious and loving child.
Nidhi, 10, Jaipur
Nidhi is a fun loving chirpy girl. Loves football.Reading and creative writing are her favorite pastimes.
Sanasha Gupta, 9, Kolkata
Sanasha studies in Class 4 at Loreto House School, Kolkata. She is fun loving and likes mixing with friends. Her extra curricular activities include swimming, badminton, she also plays the guitar. Sanasha loves reading and painting.
Kiana Philow Saldanha, 10, Chennai
Kiana Philow Saldanha, 10 Years old, studying in class 6, from Chennai. She has recently published her first eBook in Kindle recently named "The Mysterious Eight and their Hope Diamond Adventure".
Aadya Kheria, 8, Kolkata
Aadya is a happy-go-lucky fun loving girl who enjoys reading and singing. She says Mathematics is her favourite subject however likes to indulge in writing often. She loves playing the synthesizer and really misses meeting her friends in this covid lockdown.
Sanyukta Lokhande, 16, Vadodara
Sanyukta is a class 12th science student who loves eating and listening to folk-pop music. Fond of adventures and exploring new things, Sanyukta is a state level badminton player. She aims to be a neurosurgeon. Sanyukta has her own NGO named UDAAN . It works for women welfare, basically to create awareness among people against rape and acid attacks.
Suhani Kothari, 13, Kolkata
Suhani is a 13 year old, class 9 student. She really enjoys public speaking and creative writing. Although this lockdown has been difficult, Suhani is really grateful that she got a lot of free time to improve her writing skills.
Satwik Tawri, 14, Kolkata
Satwik is a book lover and he likes the English language. Also, He is passionate about cooking and reading
Navya Gupta, 14, Delhi
Navya lives in Delhi and is a 14 year old student of Heritage School, Rohini.
Bhavana, 10, Chennai
Bhavana is a ten-year-old calm and quiet girl from Chennai. She is a student of Phonics Power. She likes to read storybooks and to play with her brother. Her favourite author is Julia Donaldson and favourite book is 'The Gruffalo'. Though she talks less, she is quite thoughtful about nature. She is good at Bharatanatyam and loves writing poems. Bhavana aspires to become a scientist.
Vivaaan Bagaria,8, Kolkata
Vivaaan is fond of lego , puzzles and cars . Junk food is what he dislikes and just loves normal house food . One of the favourites among his friends. Adorable, affectionate and kind hearted few of his traits .
See Sharanya's creative Tangram accompanying an adorable story below.
See Reyansh's creative Tangram accompanying an adorable story below.
Mahiraa Thakur, 13, Delhi
Mahiraa is a 13 year old learner who loves to read, write and express. She likes to sketch, paint and listen to music. A gregarious girl who loves to talk and make friends.
Saurish Chawla, 9, Gurgaon
Saurish Chawla from Gurgaon dreams to be an "Arijit Singh' some day !! Singing and playing instruments is his passion. He enjoys playing Guitar and Ukulele. Cricket is his favourite sport and he often, secretly, mimic child artists :)
Kanishkaa Shah, 11, Vadodara
Kanishkaa is a student of Grade 6, studying in Cygnus World School, Vadodara. She loves reading, writing, cycling, swimming, sketching and baking.
Ishaan Poddar, 12, Kolkata
Ishaan loves playing chess, table tennis and reading.
Ishaan Khemka, 9, Kolkata
Ishaan is 9 years old and studies in La Martiniere for Boys. His hobbies are swimming, cricket, reading and playing video games
Anyssa Shah, 8, Mumbai
Anyssa is an 8 year old from Mumbai, student of Aditya Birla World Academy. She is very creative and always is ready to pen down a few lines running in her mind. She is an ardent reader and at the age of 5, she was jury at the Peek-A-Book event.
Ruhan Malhan,5, Ranchi
None of Ruhans stories are complete without lion or tiger as the protagonist. 😃 See his creative Tangram accompanying an adorable story below.
Avni Kamath, 8, Bengaluru
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Takshvi Singh, 7,Kolkata
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Prachi Kothari,7, Kolkata
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Aaiza Fahad, 10, Bareilly
Aiza is fond of reading,baking, dancing, table tennis and taking selfies and yes talking non-stop tops the list.
Lavishka Bajoria, 7, Kolkata
Lavishka love drawing and colouring. Dancing is her favourite hobby. She also helps her mother at times. Lavishka studies in La Martiniere for girls, Kolkata
Devbrat, 16, Vadodara
Devbrat lives in Vadodara and aspires to be an entrepreneur some day and will make a difference to this world.
Nivedita Chawda, 16, Vadodara
Nivedita is a class 12 student of humanities, lover of sunsets, folk-pop music, dried flowers and the sea; counts happiness in the number of donuts eaten and paintings made. She is a multi faceted teenager active in all school events with a strong academic record. She was selected by TED-Ed to attend a student conference in the TED headquarters New York for her talk 'When I Stopped Competing For Marks'. Feminist to the core, she thrives in chaos and finds beauty in the imperfect.
Mitansh Kapoor, 6, Kolkata
Mitansh Kapoor is a 6 years old child, studying in class 1. He is a student of South City International School, Kolkata. He loves to take part in almost every activity and loves to cook. Slowly he is exploring the magic of numbers and alphabet. He loves adventure.He wants to become a scientist.
Malavika, 14, Gurgaon
Malavika loves dancing and playing the piano. She loves to travel and make new friends. Malavika is 14 years old, studying in grade 8. She enjoys reading thriller novels. Malavika aspires to be a scientist.
Anya, 11, Bangalore
Anya loves books, dancing, her Kindle and her phone. Some of her hobbies are playing tennis, reading,chatting with her friends, reading, watching TV, reading, dancing and reading!! She enjoys doing nail art, writing blogs and listening to music. She also likes giving advice to anyone who asks her opinion..... And she absolutely loves taking selfies!!
Harshika Agarwal, 8, Kolkata
Harshika Agarwal is 7 years studying in class III at La Martinere For Girls, Kolkata. She is learning creative writing at Word Munchers. She is very creative and keeps herself occupied. She has different out look towards life and can associate things with colours. Learning to draw and put her imagination on paper is her creativity since she was young. Swimming and book reading is her passion. Reading Gerinimo Stiltion , Enid Blyton , Dinosaur Encyclopedia , facts books etc is her passion. She is a very cheerful girl in all respect.
Ritayan is 13 years old and studiesm in class 9 in Rayagada, Odisha. He is an avid reader of books, especially adventure and mystery ones by Enid Blyton, my favorite author. He likes writing and hearing stories and music. He is a great fan of Messi and loves playing cricket, badminton and football.
Atreyo Bhattacharya, 8, Kolkata
Atreyo enjoys quizzing and playing violin.He is also good at painting,sketching, and participates actively in roller skating.He loves swimming and solving puzzles. He is a student of The Heritage School, Kolkata.
Ishta Chepuri,6, Hyderabad
Ishta Chepuri is 6 yrs old and lives in Hyderabad. She loves music, an avid reader and enjoys drawing. She has recently started penning down her imaginary stories and has her own publishing company called "Rapi"😅 See her creative Tangram accompanying an adorable story below.
Amyra Patodia,5, Ranchi
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Advik Ajmani,4, Ranchi
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Aarit Jain,7, Ranchi
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Raaisha Todi,6, Mumbai
Raaisha Todi is a student of Grade 2 in BSS ,Powai. She is very creative and a keen observer,She likes to read books,play games and solve puzzles. Raaisha is in the habit of reading books usually at bed time and tries to summarize a story with a different end. She wants to become an artist. See Raaisha's creative Tangram, accompanying an adorable story below.
Divit's creative Tangram and an adorable story is below.
Aahana Khemka,7, Mumbai
Aahana Khemka is a Grade 2 student of Vibgyor High, Malad East Mumbai. Read her adorable Tangram Story below.
Zyna Dhillon, 13, Amristar
Zyna is an avid reader. A book by JK Rowling or Anthony Doerr in hand would sum up her ideal summer afternoon. She loves writing in her free time ( whenever she is not reading!). Playing basketball with her sister is another fun part of her 'Lockdown Diaries'!
Samaira Chugh, 10, Gurgaon
Samaira is a wonderful artist.Basketball is her favourite sport .She is a girl full of fun and spends some of her time playing piano to soothe herself .She loves to hangout with her friends and shopping is the most awaited destination on weekends,
Kasvi, 13, Rohini
Kasvi is a 13 year old student of The Heritage Shool,Rohini . She is a bookworm but also loves dancing to different tunes. We love it when she says that she is neither very clever nor very gifted. Only very, very curious. Writing holds a very special place in her heart and she has also been in quite a few theater plays.
Ahaana Kandoi, 13, Kolkata
Ahaana is 13 year old from Kolkata studying in grade 8 of Modern High School For Girls.Writing has always been her passion. She also takes interest in art and reading. She always looks on the bright side something she is doing in this ongoing situation too. Although the world is in a devastating state, she is looking at this quarantine as an opportunity to express myself through creative hobbies. Her poem-" Grandmother's Tale" is a flash forward where an old woman who was a young girl at the time of the outbreak narrates her experience to her grand kids while focusing on the bright side.
Aarav, 12, Gurgaon
Aarav is a 12 year old from Gurgaon, studying in grade 6 at Pathways School Gurgaon. Aarav is fond of reading mythological books. His favourite have been both Ramayan & Mahabharata. His favourite characters are Meghnath & Bheem & admires them for their strength & appearance. Aarav likes to indulge in sports & his an active player in Squash. His past time includes painting, playing drums & doing origami.
Vansh is a passionate boy with his personality deeply rooted in Science and Logical reasoning. An avid reader, writer and orator, with an inclination towards theatrical and performing arts that includes Guitar as well as Tabla. An ardent Anime and pop culture fan, he loves to sketch his favorite characters in his pass time.
Mehak Batra, 14, Gurgaon
During COVID 19 lockdown, Mehak got the chance to explore the depths of my strengths in fields like cooking, baking, sketching, drama, and reading about science.She is passionate about writing and reading essays and poems, and the lockdown gave her the chance to spend more time with it.She is adventurous and I love traversing through variety.
Samaira Sirohia, 8, Kolkata
Samaira loves dancing and is a good dancer. Golf is the sport she plays and also takes interest in playing the synthesizer. Solving riddles, crosswords and wordsearch is what she does as time-pass. During the quarantine she has developed a keen interest to write. All thanks to Word Munchers for instilling in her the interest and guiding to write.
Isha Bansal, 14, Gurgaon
Isha is a sweet, loving, kindhearted girl. She has imbibed with good moral values where justice and equality tops her list. She is a perfectionist and tries to reach the world. She is well updated on all social issues
Arnav Goyal, 10, Gurgaon
Arnav is a 10 year old from Gurgaon, studying in class 6. He is a budding writer.He is a keen learner always ready to polish his skills.He is very meticulous in all his tasks. In addition to this, he is good at Karate and Robotics.
Pragya Jindal,11, Jaipur
Pragya is extremely creative, loves badminton and traveling. She is also excellent at academics.
Soham Beriwal, 8, Kolkata
Soham is a 8 year old student at La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata. He is a sports enthusiast, cricket being his favourite game. He also loves playing board games and reading books and is a proud Word Munchers pupil.
Yash Ganeriwala,14, Kolkata
You can wake Yash up even in the middle of the night for a game of chess. Besides which he loves to sing.
Nishka Bhalotia,7, Kolkata
Nishka likes art and she loves to write. She is very good at creative writing .
Azarya Chopra, 10, Gurgaon
Azarya detests lockdown because he loves to play with his friends in the park. His favourite sport is cricket. He wants to be an automotive engineer and wants to go to IIT Delhi. he is very fond of cars, English and cricket.
Arnav Sawhney, 15, Gurgaon
Arnav is a vigorous reader with a vivid imagination. His passions other than reading, include cooking, playing basketball and working on his environment conservation project called The Last Drop.
Anoushka, 11, Kolkata
Anoushka loves to read books , draw, paint and make crafts .
Mahit Verma, 7, Kolkata
Mahit is a happy go lucky child. An avid reader who enjoys to write and act . He enjoys dancing and playing the guitar . He is true avenger fan who loves travelling, taewkondo and playing football .
Kevin Chug, 14, Gurgaon
Kevin is easygoing and a little adventurous. He likes to get things done fast and neatly.Observant and aware of things, he is also full of confidence. Kevin loves rock music (Metal to be specific) and playing guitar o played in school events. His love for heavy metal gets the best out of me.
Shrehan, 10, Kolkata
Shrehan is a very diligent student and quite a rule book follower. He doesn't like to break rules at all. A very emotionally independent child, likes attention from his parents but does not depend on company from anyone. Very happy on his own. Loves tennis, robotics and has been cooking and baking a lot through this time. Guitar and singing has been a new love the past two years and something he aspires to becomes - a musician. When u look at him he reminds u of a teddy bear, says his Mom.
Sadhika Anand, 13, Gurgaon
Sadhika is a grade 10 student from The SriRam School Aravali, Gurgaon. Her hobbies are traveling and writing blogs. Creativity is one of her pursuits and she loves to take part in theatre.
Yuvraj lives with his sister, mom and dad in Gurgaon. He is fond of writing short stories and sometimes long ones. Besides writing, he likes to make comics. It started off by drawing characters on the corner of notebooks and turned into creating a whole story.
Anusha, 11, Gurgaon
Anusha lives in Gurgaon with her parents and her sister. She is an avid reader and loves cooking and inventing new recipes. She is immensely expressive and enjoys the company of her friends and family.
Sanvi Atul Sharma, 9, Kolkata
Sanvi is a 9 year old poet from Modern High School For Girls, Kolkata. Her hobbies are reading, singing and drawing.
Aarohi Arora,12, Gurgaon
Aarohi is a 13 year old from Gurgaon. She is passionate about sports and has a flair for writing. She has great oratory skills and loves being on stage.
Krishiv Rungta,7, Kolkata
He is a very cheerful boy.krishiv is very talkative and fun loving child. He loves to play cricket and golf. He enjoys his studies and school as well.
Amaira Garg,10, Kolkata
10 year old friend Amaira from Kolkata has not only shared with us a wonderful poem but also raised 90,000 INR through a crowdfunding campaign to help the poor during COVID19. She certainly has put her thinking cap on! A student of Modern High School for girls, she is an avid trekker and has already done two treks to the hilly regions of Uttarakhand.
Shreya Girish, 7, Geneva
Shreya is a fun-loving friendly girl who loves to play football. She likes doing arts and crafts in her free time. And when she is in her good mood, she brings out her creative writing skills.
Krishnav Jhunjhunwala, 10, Kolkata
Krishnav is a vivacious boy , who enjoys writing a lot . He is an avid tennis player and state level Taekwondo champion
Anisha Binaykia, 8, Kolkata
A child full of life and enthusiasm, Anisha gets joy even from the smallest things of life. She enjoys playing pranks on people and can make a room of people roar with laughter. Besides enjoying reading books and solving puzzles, she enjoys listening to John Denver songs. Favourite song : 'Country Roads'. Favourite book: ' Diary of an awesome Friendly kid'.
Devansh Golchha, 8, Kolkata
Devansh is an 8 year old boy, studying in Class 4. He is an avid reader and loves to write. He wants to become an author when he grows up.
Akshita Saraf, 12, Kolkata
Akshita's hobbies are dancing and listening to music. She is interested in Mathematics and also loves writing poems.
Himanshi Bhatia, 13, Jaipur
Himanshi loves to read.Sketching,painting,playing the guitar, singing are her other hobbies. She loves participating in debating competitions and has many friends.
Laksha Khanna, 13, Kolkata
Laksha is a 12 year old from Kolkata, studying in class 7. Laksha is very passionate about writing from a very early age. She has won various creative writing competitions in school and elsewhere and one of her poems even got published in the Tele kids newspaper from where she won a gift voucher. Apart from writing she is very fond of dramatics. She really enjoys being on the stage and performing for an audience. Laksha is a student of Sushila Birla Girls School, Kolkata
11 year old Aryam lives in Jaipur ,is a passionate tabla player and is fond of football as well, Messi being his favourite player. His parents think he is a very creative and fun-loving child. We at Bookosmia agree :)
Anoushka Poddar, 11, Kolkata
Anoushka is passionate about reading and horse riding. She enjoys riding and hopes to compete at the national level.
Aryan Agarwal, 11, Kolkata
Aryan is a sincere and helpful child studying in Lamartiniere Boys in class lV in Kolkata. His hobbies are playing cricket , Basketball apart from reading books. He loves sports has keen interest in playing Lawn Tennis. Aryan loves his elder sister Lavanya .Last but not the least, Aryan is his teacher's favourite student and his parent's pride.
Tisha Sharma, 10, Jaipur
Tisha Sharma is a 10 year old young author born in beautiful Pink city Jaipur. She has been fond of writing since she was 6 year old. Apart from stories she also writes poems and limericks. She spends a great deal of time on reading books. Right now she is working on her book 'Alice and the Truth of Serpent'.
Tanisha, 12, Surat
Tanisha Sumeet Ramchandani is a class 6 student in Surat. She loves art and crafts. She is a happy girl who loves to spend time with her friends.
Hunar Choudhary, 12, Kolkata
Hunar loves writing and dogs. She is adventurous, always up to try something new and her world revolves around her family and friends. She submitted this story as part of Bookosmia’s short story contest for children. We doff our hat to young writers like her who are not afraid to tread the path unknown. Congrats to Word Munchers for mentoring her.
Riddhiman Gangopadhyay,13, Kolkata
Riddhiman Gangopadhyay is a lover of Messi and eat, drinks, sleeps and dreams Football. A sport lover.. from cricket to kabaddi he misses nothing. Loves to read books and watch Hollywood movies especially the horror ones. He is also a keen keyboard player.
Tanaaz Shaikh, 11, Johannesburg
Tanaaz Shaikh is a Grade 5 student who lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her roots lie in Ankleshwar, Gujarat. She loves academics, spending time with her family and reading. She is fascinated by the stories her mother tells her about growing up in India and looks forward to meeting her cousins in India during her vacations. Bookosmia wishes this young author the best!
Bansari Ronak Desai, 9, Surat
Bansari is a 9 year old from Surat who loves to dance, sing and write.
Vyomkesh Nirav Buch, 13, Surat
Vyomkesh is studying in 6th standard in Surat. His hobbies are reading and cricket. He loves nature and animals. His story "Clean Surat, Green Surat" on the plague in Surat many years back, even before he was born is an eye opener for all of us today.
Niyati, 7, Kolkata
Niyati is a Class 2 student from Kolkata. She loves her forms of creativity, which are music, dance and art. Reading (and writing thereby) is a habit that she is trying to build in as she grows up. She loves to play with her dolls and also loves to dress up.
Aastha Bagree, 17, Kolkata
Aastha Bagree is 17 year old student of Modern High School For Girls. Since a very young age, curiosity has been by her side. Along with curiosity, a deep passion for astronomy has also guided her through her years of middle and high school. A keen artist and an elegant dancer, Aastha has always held writing at a high pedestal.
Sufiya Anjum, 15, Bangalore
Sufiya is a 15 year old Grade 10 student of Excellent English School, Bangalore.Her father is a auto rickshaw driver, mother a housewife and she has two elder brothers. She loves to play Football in Madhavan park and read horror stories is her free time. Sufiya wants to be a psychiatrist when she grows up, to help people with mental stress and illness. Congrats Sufiya on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian!
Jameer Ahmed, 11, Bangalore
11 year old Jameer Ahmed of Police Public School , Bangalore pens down an idea that would benefit everyone. Congrats Jameer on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you go places! Ever seen street dogs shivering in the cold or hunting for food in the garbage? Read this very relevant story
Tejashree S, 13 years, Bangalore
13 year old Tejashree S of Police Public School, Bangalore writes a wonderful story of how she was terrified of a dog and later went out of her way to help it! Congrats Tejashree on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you go places!
Jeevan, 13, Bangalore
Jeevan is a grade 7 student of Police Public School , Bangalore. His father is a Head Constable and mother a house wife. He loves drawing and learning more about Science. When he grows up, Jeevan wants to be a pilot in the Indian army. Jeevan says this is a true story based on an incident that happened when he visited his village Kolar in the holidays. Congrats Jeevan on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you go places! Read this true story by Jeevan, "My life as a street dog."
Vinay, 13, Bangalore
Vinay is a 13 year old grade 8 student of POLICE Public School, bangalore. His father is a Head Constable and mother a house wife. Vinay loves to read story books and books on science. He wants to be an IAS officer when he grows up cos its a very respected job. Congrats Vinay on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you go places! Read Vinay's story "The Time Traveling Droplet" about an enthusiastic droplet of water in its repeat journey to earth. What would it discover?
Anam Suhana, 14, Bangalore
Anam is 14 years old and a Grade 9 student of Excellent English School, Bangalore. Her father is a tailor, mother a housewife and she has two older siblings. Colouring and cycling keep her thoughts fresh and creative and she wants to be a doctor treating cancer patients when she grows up. Congrats Anam on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you will go places! Read Anam’s story "The Green Planet" here.
Vashita ,13, Kolkata
13 year old Vashita from Kolkata is a shy, reserved and a hardworking girl who knows her responsibilities very well.Besides spending time with her family and friends she loves art, playing tennis and watching her favourite serials on Netflix once in a while.She is developing a good habit of taking care of her studies and striving to do well for herself. Read her wonderful story "Someone Different".
Moin Ahmed, 16, Bangalore
Moin Ahmed is a 16 year old Grade 10 student from Excellent Academy,Bangalore. Moin's father is a tempo driver, mother a housewife and he has four siblings at home. He loves to read stories about kings and queens. He has many ambitions but he has selected two of those- to be a Mechanical Engineer or a Pilot. Congrats Moin on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You truly are Bookosmian. May you will go places! Read Moin’s story The Brave Vs The Wise under our Read a Story section.
Sumaiya Kouser, 16, Bangalore
Sumaiya is a 16 years old Grade 10 student of Excellent English School, Bangalore. Her father is an auto rickshaw driver, mother a housewife and she has two elder brothers. She loves painting and reading stories and writing stories high on imagination. Congrats Sumaiya on penning a tale that made us sit up and take notice. You are a true Bookosmian. May you go places! Her story is a great example of how explaining a concept is much easier and fun through stories than textbook. Read Sumaiya's interesting story "The Adventure of Four Friends."