Top Reads of 2017!

Posted by Remya Padmadas on December 26, 2017
There are over 6000 stories to read and love on StoryWeaver. But which stories did our community love best in 2017? Here are the ten most read books of the year!
10. The Tale of the Toilet by Veena Prasad and Greystroke
Number one or number two, they are always big jobs! But do you ever wonder what toilets looked like in the olden times? And are they different in other countries? Get ready to take a peek into toilets across space and time!
9. Courage by Drishti Kashyap and Jai Bhagwan Gupta
A tale of bravery inspired by our winged friends.
A traditional story retold with openly licensed illustrations from the platform!
7. Ghum Ghum Gharial's Glorious Adventure by Aparna Kapur and Rosh.
Ghum-Ghum Gharial is out on her very first swim when she realizes that her family has swum off without her. Will she find them? Swim along the river Ganga with Ghum-Ghum and meet many amazing creatures along the way!
6. Satya Watch Out! by Yamini Vijayan and Vishnu M. Nair
Jump and crawl and climb with Satya as he goes along with his mother to the farm where she works. A story about the different and wonderful ways in which we move.
Kottavi Raja had trouble sleeping. Only at night. During the day, when his ministers discussed complex problems, he’d find himself nodding of f. He asked everyone for remedies. Nothing seemed to work. Until... Travel to Kottavi Raja’s land through this book and see what happened next.
4.  A Cloud of Trash by Karanjeet Kaur and Bhavana Vipparthi
A cloud of trash is hanging over Cheekoo’s head, making her the unhappiest girl in the world. Read this wonderful story to find out how Cheekoo gets rid of this horrible trash cloud.
3. Angry Akku by Vinayak Varma
Akku is having an awful day and it’s making her very, VERY angry. Read this book to find out how Akku's anger melts away, and get ideas on what to do when YOU are very, VERY angry.
2. A Butterfly Smile by Mathangi Subramanian and Lavanya Naidu
Kavya’s family has just moved from her village to Bengaluru and she is the newest girl in her class. Go along with Kavya as she visits a butterfly park where she discovers a special connection with butterflies and also makes a new friend.
1. Ammachi's Amazing Machines by Rajiv Eipe
Sooraj and his grandma LOVE inventing! Join them on their latest adventure: using simple machines to make coconut barfi!
We've been publishing some amazing new stories in the last couple of the weeks and will continue to do so well into the new year! You can find them under 'New Arrivals' on our home page. Happy reading!
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Pratham Books is looking for a Human Resource Generalist

Posted by Remya Padmadas on December 21, 2017

Pratham Books is an organization driven by the mission and a strong purpose of improving the world of children, especially of those who are under provided. As a Human Resource Generalist, you will need skills and values that align to an environment that is creative, passionate, diverse and inclusive.

Here is a list of skills and knowledge required for the job

• Communication skills for building open and trusting work environments.

• Experience of working as an ‘ individual contributor ’ without close supervision and collaborating with various teams to achieve results.

• Understanding the end-to-end hiring process and experience of closing positions within expected timeframe.

• Understanding of compliance and statutory requirements.

• Using, adopting and deploying technology relevant to the function.

• Using data regularly to support the decision making process related to employee policies and issues.

• Working with geographically distributed teams.

• Basic computer knowledge.

Interested candidates are requested to send in their resume to [email protected] 

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