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Faith Ratnayake, Neluka Silva, Simon Harris, Rossana Favero-Karunaratne, Gavitha Ganesan, Premini Amerasinghe, Chandini Kirinde, Lal Medawattegedera, Lolita Subasinghe

Journey to a strange village and learn the secret of their hats or travel in time to towns in Sri Lanka with a genii. Read about the dilemma of a cat that is forbidden to hunt or dream about building an aeroplane that will fly over golden paddy fields. In this collection MilkRice enthusiastically presents nine stories for children from new and established writers.

'Like kiributh, that favourite of the children's festive table, the stories assembled here present a feast that is not only delicious but sustaining. The next time you need to buy gifts for bright, intelligent young friends, forget about Barbie dolls and computer games. Give them Milk Rice' – Yasmine Gooneratne

ISBN 978-955-8897-16-4
Author Faith Ratnayake, Neluka Silva, Simon Harris, Rossana Favero-Karunaratne, Gavitha Ganesan, Premini Amerasinghe, Chandini Kirinde, Lal Medawattegedera, Lolita Subasinghe
RS. 400
10 In Stock
Pages: 94
Published by: Popsicle Books

Dr Miththapala graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and obtained her MA in Biology from Smith College USA and her PhD in wildlife and range sciences from the University of Florida, USA. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Universities of Colombo and Sri Jayawardenapura and was principal of Ladies' College, Colombo 7. She is presently a consultant to the IUCN. She serves as a member of IUCNs global commission on education and communication, as well as its commission on ecosystem management.

An introduction to mammals of Sri Lanka for children.

The book provides detailed descriptions of mammals, how they feed, where they live and where they are found in Sri Lanka. It includes a list of mammals endemic to Sri Lanka and discusses the threats they are subject to and how they are protected from these threats.

This is a revised and updated edition of a 1990s original, which includes more species and rich illustrations. Scientific terms are used and explained throughout the book which will prove a valuable source of reference for children and adults.

ISBN 978-955-99378-3-8
RS. 1,500
848 In Stock
Pages: 278
Published by: Distributed by PH

Compiled and edited by Ameena Hussein, these stories are authored by: Afdhel Aziz, Anthea Senaratna, Kanthi Goonawardane, Nisreen Jafferjee, Manoshi de Silva, Ruveka Attygalle, Sanjaya Senanayake and Samia Cader

The sequel to Milk Rice

A bear with a frightening name, a cat who is a dictator, a water drop that travels the world and a mynah with a wonderful gift...

In the second collection of MILK RICE, we bring you a rich and varied selection of eight wonderfully entertaining stories with illustrations and a marvelous mix of fantasy and imagination. This volume is a real treasure trove of words and stories which amuse and entertain as they immerse children in the world of books. Every tale brings laughter or tears and has a special message about growing up. Perfect for reading alone or aloud and for dipping into time and time again.

ISBN 978-955-0041-04-6
Author Ameena Hussein
RS. 400
8 In Stock
Pages: 80
Published by: Popsicle Books

Prashani Rambukwella's first book, Mythil's Secret, won the 2009 Gratiaen Prize, thrilling readers both young and old with its originality, fast pace and authentic Sri Lankan voice. A corporate writer by profession, Prashani is a poet and playwright but is happiest when writing stories for children.

The exciting sequel to Mythil's Secret

Mythil must put aside his problems with a school bully when his secret friend Asiri suddenly regains a part of his memory. But is Asiri's fantastic story from wartime Ceylon a figment of Mythil's imagination or did it really happen? Can Mythil use what he has learned on Asiri's Quest to overcome his problems at school? Join Mythil and Asiri on another spine-chilling, time-travelling adventure to find out!

Mythil's Secret is that rare thing in children's fiction - a work that discusses both adult and children's issues equally well... Yet, what takes Mythil's Secret beyond much children's literature, and where it really succeeds, is in its willingness to address the strengths, weaknesses and responsibilities of grown-ups, too, especially in relation to kids.
CHA, an Asian Literary Journal

Approved by the Ministry of Education

ISBN 978-955-0041-03-9
Author Prashani Rambukwella
RS. 550
10 In Stock
Pages: 184
Published by: Popsicle Books

Alex Stewart is a counselor/psychotherapist who moonlights as a DJ, playing music from around the world at clubs and parties. Having developed a personal way of telling stories without words, his art-work reflects a deep love of miniature painting and medieval European book illustration. He divides his time between the UK and Sri Lanka where he exhibits regularly.

Once upon a time, the legendary king Ravana displeased Lord Shiva who unleashed nature's fury on the land of Lanka. To save his land and people, this resourceful king hit upon an ingenious solution. If you have read How the Squirrel got his Stripes, it is time to add to your collection. Immerse yourself in legend and be captivated by the illustrations of this book that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

ISBN 978-955-0041-09-1
Author Alex Stewart
RS. 600
10 In Stock
Pages: 30
Published by: Popsicle Books
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