Critical Reviews

We would like to thank the wonderful community of trade publications, and bookstagrammars who took the time to provide their critical review for our Hindi, English Board Book, "My Heart Would Like Some More, Please!" and provided us with their valuable insight. 

Midwest Book Review, Board Book Shelf: "Unique, informative, kid-friendly, and a fun read from start to finish, "My Heart Would Like Some More, Please!" is especially and unreservedly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, Kindergarten, and community library board book collections for children ages 0-5." Read full review here.

 

Where The Board Books Are: "A board book that not only introduces children to Indian cuisine and the Hindi language, My Heart Wants More Please! introduces children to the broader concept of multiculturalism. With a list of pronunciations for 10 food items within the book, this is a helpful resource for families who would like to engage with a new language and articulate each word correctly." Read full review here.

 

All Done Monkey: "The book comes with a engagement guide, with ideas on how to use the book with children of different ages and more detailed descriptions of the mouthwatering foods featured in the book. There is also a section focused specifically on how the book can help heritage learners explore this side of their culture and take pride in their roots. Most of all, I love how this book and its guide encourage kids to be themselves, whatever their particular blend of cultures and languages might be!" Read full review here.

 

Architectmata: "The illustrations in this book are a nostalgic trip down memory lane, reminiscent of the cartoons from our childhood. The cover, adorned with images of delectable snacks, is so inviting that it's bound to inspire some culinary creativity in you and your little one." Read full review here.

 

ThreeLittleLovesLibrary: "What sets this story apart from others is the fun and unique way the author introduces the reader to the Indian culture. The very first page is dedicated to the pronunciation of the foods that the characters will be sharing. Along with a direct translation of the story, numbers, and delicious food! It is easy to see that the author took great care in the creation of this book" Read full review here.

 

Confidence Loop: "This board book takes young readers on a journey through India, exploring delightful snacks and treats. With charming illustrations by Lovyaa Garg, the story introduces us to a whimsical world where Bear and Bear's friend indulge in a decadent tea party, exploring an array of Indian snacks and treats. From one cup of chai to four murukkus, young readers not only count along but also discover the joy of multiculturalism through the lens of Indian cuisine. Geshu's passion for storytelling and commitment to inclusivity are sure to leave an indelible mark on the world of children's literature." Read full author interview here.