Circe by Madeline Miller – A Book Review

Age group - 14 and above Rating 4.7/5 “When I was born the name for what I was did not exist” Circe was the first witch in Greek Mythology. A woman hated by her father, the sun god Helios. Her mother was a nymph called Perse. A subversive retelling of…

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Creative Writing – 8 sessions conducted from April 15 th to 24th April

Eager Readers, conducted a creative writing workshop from April 15th to april 24th. we had 22 participants and it was very well received. At Eager Readers we believe that writing can be learnt. There is no such thing as born writer. Writing is a craft that can be learnt in…

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The Librarian of Auschwitz – A Book Review

Reading age - 14 and up "If human beings aren't deeply moved by beauty, if they don't close their eyes and activate their imagination, if they aren't capable of asking questions and discerning the limits of their ignorance, then they are men or women, but they are not complete persons…

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Reading Challenge at Eager Readers – so much more than just reading

Reading stories does so much more than create literacy. As the Founder of Eager Readers, I feel so humbled to see how much reading can enhance a child's life skills. It is the children in fact who have shown me what an impact we as educators can create on them…

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Eager Readers Kids – Creative Writing Excercise

Last month, at Eager Readers our focus was creative writing. Across batches we asked kids to visualise any animal, beast monster and write about it in class. Here are some of the best ones  Minotaur - Once upon a time there was a castle attacked by a Minotaur (Half man Half…

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