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Books Are Food For The Soul.

In this section, we have reviewed a series of must-read novels for you to go through. These books will enlighten, delight and creatively satisfy you. If you are not into reading, now is the time to start.

The BFG 

By : Roald Dahl

The BFG is a children’s novel written by much loved children’s author, Roald Dahl. As is obvious from the success of his earlier works, Dahl never fails to disappoint with his imaginative, out-of-the-box stories.Little Sophie can’t sleep one night, as she stands and looks out the window from her orphanage, she spots a giant blowing wind into people’s houses. The giant notices her and takes her away with him to Giant Country. The giant reveals that he was blowing dreams into the minds of ...

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The Hunger Games Trilogy 

By : Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games Trilogy is a must read for children and young adults. These novels written by veteran writer of children's shows, Suzanne Collins are an absolute joy to read. Other than the Hunger Games Trilogy, Collins is also very well known for her series- The Underland Chronicles.The Hunger Games Trilogy consists of three books- The Hunger Games (2008), Catching Fire (2009) and Mockingjay (2010). Each book is complete with adventure and the storyline is absolutely gripping. The books are ba...

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret 

By : Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick was immensely inspired by French pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès. Méliès created mechanical figures called Automata. Towards the end of his life,  Méliès was bankrupt and worked at a toy booth at a train station in Paris. Drawing from  Méliès’ life, Selznick’s story is set in a railway station in Paris. He uses  Méliès as an important character in the novel.Hugo is a smart, orphaned twelve year old boy who lives in a train station with his uncle. His ...

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Holes 

By : Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar is an American author of children’s books. He is best known for the series Sideways Stories from Wayside School and for the novels Pig City, in the UK, and Holes. The book was originally named “Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Kid.” It has also been adapted into a film, by Walt Disney in 2003.Holes is an attention-grabbing book replete with mystery and adventure. It won the 1998 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the 1999 Newbery Medal for the years "most...

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Heidi 

By : Johanna Sypri

Heidi was written by Johanna Sypri. Set amidst the Swiss Alps, Heidi makes for an interesting and entertaining read.Adelheid (Heidi) is an orphan who lives with her aunt Dete. After raising and taking care of her for 5 years, Dete takes Heidi to her grandfather. Heidi’s grandfather is grumpy and cut off from the rest of the world. He dislikes religion and all the other villagers and lives in seclusion. He is not very fond of Heidi at first but her cheerful demeanor is infectious, soon he morph...

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Charlotte’s Web 

By : E.B. White

Charlotte’s Web was written by E.B. White. White is also the author of highly praised novel, which went on to become a major motion picture, Stuart Little. White published ‘Death of a Pig’ in 1948 which is an account of how he failed to save a sick pig. Charlotte’s Web is White’s attempt to save his pig.Charlotte’s Web is the story of friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider; Charlotte. Wilbur is a happy little pig who nearly gets slaughtered right after stepping into the w...

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Black Beauty 

By : Anna Sewell

Black Beauty is one of the bestselling books of all time. Written by Anne Sewell during the last years of her life, the book is narrated, in first person as an autobiography of a horse named Black Beauty. It teaches kindness and makes people aware of the mistreatment of animals all around the world. Each chapter recounts an incident from Black Beauty’s life, each teaching a valuable moral lesson.The main theme explored in this book is cruelty towards animals, especially horses. Sewell depicts ...

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 

By : Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, commonly known as Alice in Wonderland, was written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. The book is a perfect example of the literary nonsense genre.Alice is a bored little girl who craves adventure. The book opens with her sitting with her elder sister on the riverbank when she notices a clothed White Rabbit look at his pocket watch, exclaim he’s late and run past them. She follows him down a rabbit hole and her incredible journey ...

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