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)
Shortlisted for the Surrey Libraries Children’s Book Award 2018.
Winner of the Eugenie Summerfield Children’s Prize in 2018
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.
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.
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Starred Review for July 2021.
Junior Library Guild Selection Winter 2021