Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books – Starred Review for July 2021. 

Junior Library Guild Selection – Winter 2021

School Library Journal  – Best of 2021

Chicago Public Library  – Best Books 2021

Booktrust, UK – Best Books 2020

Chosen as one of the Read for America campaign 2018.

Bank Street Bookstore List 2018 – Folktales, ages 5-7 

Chosen for the CLPE Power of Reading 2017 & 2018 & 2019

Notable Books in the 2018 Social Studies Reading List (US)

A finalist at the Cybils Award 2020 in the Early Chapter Books category.

The audio book read by Vikas Adam, won the Silver Medal at the Parents Choice Award 2019.

Shortlisted for the Surrey Libraries Children’s Book Award 2018. 

Winner of the Eugenie Summerfield Children’s Prize in 2018

Farmer Falgu Goes on a Trip was shortlisted for The Hindu-Young World GoodBooks Award in the Picture Book – Writing Category.

Chosen in IBBY US International Book list


Poonam Mistry’s art for You’re Safe with Me won her a place in the shortlist  for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2019.

Shortlisted for the Early Years Excellence Award 2019

EmpathyLab UK selection for their Empathy Reading List 2018

BookTrust’s Books We Love for March 2018

Starred Review on Booklist, ALA 

US Junior Library Guild selection 

Poonam Mistry’s art for You’re Snug with Me won her a place in the shortlist  for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2020.

Starred Review ALA, Kirkus and Foreword

Chosen as the South Asian Picture Book of 2019 by Tokabox, California.