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Dandapat, Sridipa, and Priyanka Tripathi. “Making Men out of Boys: Revisiting Connell through Twenty-First-Century Indian Picture Books.” Boyhood Studies, vol. 15, no. 1-2, 2022. [Forthcoming]

Singh, Shikha. “The Cultural Politics of Storytelling in Tree Matters (2014) by Gangu Bai.” South Asian Review 0, no. 0 (August 23, 2022): 1–15.

Ghosh, Ujaan. “The City Possessed: Ghost Stories and the Urban History of Late Colonial Calcutta.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 0, no. 0 (August 17, 2022): 1–18.

Chanda, Anurima. Timelines from Indian History: From Ancient Civilizations to a Modern Democracy. Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated, 2022.

Mukherjee, Utsa. “‘Only so That My Daughter Gets Exposure to the Culture’: Ethnic Leisure Practices and Intangible Cultural Heritage in British Indian Diasporic Families.” Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure 0, no. 0 (January 31, 2022): 1–16.

Bose, Titas. “শিশুসাহিত্যিক জসীমউদ্দীন – Abasar.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

Singh, Shikha. “The Politics of Aesthetics of Tara Books’ The London Jungle Book by Bhajju Shyam.” International Research in Children’s Literature 15, no. 1 (February 1, 2022): 66–78.

Stephens, John. “Children as Filmmakers: Well-Being, Social Ecology, and Cognitive Mapping in Delhi at Eleven.” International Research in Children’s Literature 15, no. 1 (February 2022): 79–92.

“Lakhani – 2021 – Innocence Lost Childhood Studies and Reconstructi.Pdf.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

“A Critical Review of Monthly ‘Anokhi Kahaniyan’ | Tasdiqتصدیق۔.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

Mishra, Samina. “Process Talk: Samina Mishra on Being an Ally to Children.” Uma Krishnaswami. Accessed February 13, 2022.

Raman, Menaka. “Adulting with YA Books – The Hindu.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

———. “‘As a Society We Are a Happy Flock of Ostriches Who Love to Bury Their Heads in the Sand,’ Tanushree Singh.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

———. “Since Our Aim Was to Capture an Indian Growing up Experience, We Felt Our First Responsibility Was towards Our Readers.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

Roy, Ritwika. “The Presence of Silence: Quietness and Agency in Contemporary Indian Children’s Fiction.” CCYSC. Accessed February 13, 2022.

———. ““The secret is that the secret changes”: Sex and Taboo in India and Indian Young Adult Fiction”. International Journal for Young Adult Fiction, 3.1, (November 2022): pp 1–21.


Biswas, Stella Chitralekha. “A Revolution in Print: Multimodality in Bengali Children’s Literature and Its Challenges.” Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature 59, no. 1 (2021): 41–51.

Bose, Titas. “Reading in Translation: The Soviet Picture Book in an Era beyond Its Time.” WorldKidLit (blog), September 19, 2021.

Bose, Titas. Review of The Girl in the Text, by Ann Smith(ed), Children and Society, 16 Sep. 2021. Wiley Online Library,

Chahinez, EZZINE. “Lost between Uncanniness and Trauma: The Psychological Journey of Afghan Children into the Unknown in Deborah Ellis’ The Breadwinner.” Text. Jamel Zenati, September 4, 2021.

Chanda, Anurima. “Who Eats Whom?: Transcending the Real Purpose Behind Food Events in Children’s Literature (If Any!) Through Nonsense Literature.” In Food Culture Studies in India: Consumption, Representation and Mediation, edited by Simi Malhotra, Kanika Sharma, and Sakshi Dogra, 31–41. Singapore: Springer, 2021.

Hamthoon, PM. “Perceptions of Children’s Literature in the Writings of Sheikh Abi Al-Hassan Ali Al-Nadwi:” Al Hikmah International Journal of Islamic Studies and Human Sciences 4 (August 31, 2021): 144–65.

Kannan, Divya. “‘Children’s Work for Children’: Caste, Childhood, and Missionary Philanthropy in Colonial India.” The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 14, no. 2 (2021): 234–53.

Lakhani, Parth. “Innocence Lost: Childhood Studies and Reconstructing the Child in Paro Anand’s No Guns at My Son’s Funeral”The Criterion: An International Journal in English, Volume 12 , Issue 2 (April, 2021): 9-24.

Laskar, Rizia Begum. “‘Never Just a Game’: Storytelling, Gaming, and Death in Luka and the Fire of Life and Joseph Anton.” International Research in Children’s Literature 14, no. 3 (October 2021): 330–40.

Bee Formentelli, “Rabindranath Tagore’s Shey as a Playful Encounter Between a Poet and His Granddaughter.” In Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak (ed.), Children’s Literature and Intergenerational Relationships. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 95-113. 100-101.


Sengupta, Tiyasha. “Heroes and Villains: Multimodal Identity Construction in Children’s Wartime Visual Narratives.” Multimodal Communication 10, no. 3 (December 1, 2021): 265–88.

Sharma, Dr. Karuna. “CONSTRUCTION OF CHILDHOOD IN CHILDREN’S CINEMA IN INDIA: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FOUR HINDI FILMS .” International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research 6, no. 3 (March 30, 2021): 856–70.

Tehseem, Tazanfal, Naima Tassadiq, Rabia Faiz, and Lala Rukh. “I Am What I Am: Exploring the Identity Construal in Pakistani School EFL Textbooks.” Review of Applied Management and Social Sciences 4, no. 3 (September 22, 2021): 679–91.

Pirzada, Tehmina. “Boundary Crossings and Social Justice in A Girl Called Genghis Khan.” Bookbird 59, no. 3 (2021): 5–14.


Dandapat, Sridipa, and Priyanka Tripathi. “Representation of the Adivasis: An Intersectional Study of Gender through Select Indian Picture Books in English.” New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship 26, no. 1–2 (July 2, 2020): 38–53.

Dasgupta, Sreemoyee. “A “Moderately” Bengali Alice: Tracing Moderate Nationalism in Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay’s Kankabati.” Children’s Literature, vol. 48, 2020, p. 1-31. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/chl.2020.0001.

Ghalian, Sonia. “In the Shadows: Tracing Children and Childhood in Indian Cinema.” In Asian Children’s Literature and Film in a Global Age, 141–56. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Hailowng, Pow Aim. “Children’s Literature of the Tai Phake Community,” n.d., 25. Zubaan Grant Papers (2020).

Bose, Titas. ‘“I Can’t Tell You Just Now What the Moral of That is’: Alice in Wonderland and a History of Children’s Literature”. In Anurima Chanda eds, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Worldview Critical Editions, Worldview Publications, 2020, pp. 109–123.

“Menon – Children’s Literature of the Tai Phake Community.Pdf.” Accessed February 13, 2022.

Access Suchismita Banerjee’s article, shared with the author’s permission

Banerjee, Suchismita. “Contemporary Children’s Literature in India: New Trajectories”. Journal of Children’s Literature 2.2, 2008: 6–25.