We, the Children of India

If you are searching for a child-friendly book on introducing the Preamble of the Constitution of India, look no further than Justice Leila Seth's We, the Children of India.

"We, the children of India— Former Chief Justice Leila Seth makes the words of the Preamble to the Constitution understandable to even the youngest reader. What is a democratic republic, why are we secular, what is sovereignty? Believing that it is never too early for young people to learn about the Constitution, she tackles these concepts and explains them in a manner everyone can grasp and enjoy. Accompanied by numerous photographs, captivating and inspiring illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Bindia Thapar, and delightful bits of trivia, We, the Children of India is essential reading for every young citizen."

Bindia Thapar's illustrations make sure that the primer on the text of a national importance is peppered with innocence, inquiry & child-like curiosity.

Watch Justice Seth speak in 2014's Bangalore Literature Festival on why did she write this book. 


Of Rights & Duties


All big sounding terms made easy!

Right to dream, yes please!

Sprinkled with tidbits of anecdotes around the making of the Constitution, Justice Leila Seth's Montessori diploma background comes to the fore in elucidating the Preamble. Read this booklet in entirety to your students.

First published in 2010

ISBN 9780143331513

Available at the Penguin Books India

Hindi version is available on Pratham's website




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