15 Best Hindi Story Books For Kids

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As a parent, we always encourage our kids to read regularly and try to provide them with good books that they can not only enjoy but learn one or two good things. Does your child’s reading list include books in your regional language or mother tongue? Are we giving importance to our regional languages when we encourage kids to read?

Quick Overview – Best Story Books For Kids In Hindi

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Baingani Jojo
Sameera Zia Qureshi
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Nanhi Kahaniyaan
Sorito Gupto
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Ghungrali Jalebi
Bhakti Mathur
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Kuttan Aur Tootate Taare
Serene Kasim
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Patang Ped
Avanti Mehta
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Chaand Par Khargosh
Indrani Krishanaier
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Fakruddin Ka Fridge
Meenu Thomas
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Tara Khojak
Rabindranath Tagore
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Amma Ki Toolkit
Nandini Nayar
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Ek Anmol Saathi Ke Liye
Rosalind Wilson
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Baatooni Kachhua
Jeeva Raghunath
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Abba Ka Din
Sunaina Ali
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Balu Ki Tokari
Chitra Sounder
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Chandani Ke Pankh
Mamang Dai
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Aalsi Mama
Vidya Pradhan
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Best Hindi Story Books

Why Kids Should Read Hindi Story Books

In a world captivated by technology and fast-paced entertainment, the allure of a good story remains timeless. For generations, storytelling has been an integral part of a child’s upbringing, igniting their imagination, instilling moral values, and nurturing a love for reading. Among the myriad of languages, Hindi, with its rich vocabulary and vibrant storytelling tradition, has been a cherished medium for tales that have stood the test of time.

In this age of digital advancement, where screens often dominate our lives, introducing children to the magic of Hindi literature becomes all the more important. Hindi storybooks not only provide a wonderful medium to develop language skills but also cultivate an understanding of Indian culture, values, and traditions.

Are you a parent, guardian, or educator in search of the perfect Hindi storybooks to captivate and engage young minds? Look no further! In this curated list, we have compiled the 15 best Hindi storybooks for kids, carefully chosen to spark their imagination, entertain them, and sow the seeds of lifelong reading.

From tales of mythical creatures and legendary heroes to heartwarming narratives and delightful fables, these handpicked storybooks offer a delightful mix of adventure, wisdom, and entertainment. Whether you’re seeking tales that impart valuable life lessons, stimulate curiosity, or simply transport children to a world of wonder, there is something for every young reader on this list.

So, join us as we embark on an enchanting journey through the pages of these 15 outstanding Hindi storybooks. Let’s dive into the magical world of Hindi literature, where characters come alive, lessons are learned, and dreams take flight. Get ready to witness your child’s imagination soar as they embark on a memorable reading experience!

Note: The list is not in any particular order and caters to children of various age groups, ensuring that there’s a book for every young reader’s taste and reading level.

15 Best Story Books For Kids

Here is the detailed list of 15 Hindi story books for kids that they will not only enjoy but also provides moral values:

1. Adventure Hindi Story to Read – Baingani Jojo

Age:4 to 8 years
Language:Hindi (Also available in English/other Indian languages)
Author:Sameera Zia Qureshi
Publisher:Tulika Publishers
Price:₹135
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This is a beautiful Hindi storybook for beginners. When Jojo the dog wakes up with purple or baingani spots on his body, he sets out to find the culprit. Through Jojo’s search, the kids learn to read Hindi and identify the colours too.

Baingani Jojo is available here.

2. Set of 4 Story Books in Hindi – Nanhi Kahaniyaan

Age:4 to 8 years
Language:Hindi (Also available in English/other Indian languages)
Author:Sorito Gupto
Publisher:Asmi Books
Price:₹399
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A set of four colourful and easy-to-read storybooks in Hindi for starters. Each of these books tells meaningful stories through loveable characters- Three ant friends, dolphins, hens, and of course the charming dolphins.

Nanhi Kahaniyaan is available here.

3. Humor Story Books in Hindi – Ghungrali Jalebi

Age:4 to 8 years
Language:Hindi (Also available in English/other Indian languages)
Author:Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:Tulika Publishers
Price:₹100
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At the age of three, pictures arrest kids’ interest beautifully. Ghungrali Jalebi’s illustrations are eye-catching and the story is hilarious. The raja or king loves Jalebi so much that his dreams are made of Jalebi. And funnily even his nightmares are in the shape of Jalebis. This Hindi book for kids is a riot of colours and fun.

Ghungrali Jalebi is available here.

4. Mystery Hindi Story Books for Kids – Kuttan Aur Tootate Taare

Age:5 to 11 years
Language:Hindi & English
Author:Serene Kasim
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹75
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A lovely Hindi storybook for kids of school age. One night, Kuttan spots a beautiful and straight-line shining in the sky. Discovering the truth behind this sparkling mystery makes for a great read for little inquiring minds.

Kuttan Aur Tootate Taare is available here.

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5. Patang Ped/The Kite Tree

Age:7 to 12 years
Language:Hindi & English
Author:Avanti Mehta
Publisher:Tulika Books
Price:₹149
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This beautiful Hindi storybook is all about the changes that one faces in life. The Patang Ped changes with every season and this raises a thousand questions that have colourful answers. This book springs lovely surprises on the early readers.

Patang Ped is available here.

6. Inspirational Hindi Story Books for Kids in Hindi – Chaand Par Khargosh

Age:4 to 8 years
Language:Hindi & English
Author:Indrani Krishanaier
Publisher:Tulika Books
Price:₹85
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This storybook based on Panchtantra teaches young children to be strong and always face bullies in their life. It teaches you that even if the person or situation might seem too big for you to face, still never get afraid. Always be brave, because people who face adverse situations always come out to be victorious.

Chaand Par Khargosh is available here.

7. Fakruddin Ka Fridge

Age:4 to 8 years
Language:Hindi & English
Author:Meenu Thomas
Publisher:Tulika Books
Price:₹135
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It is a small light-hearted story of a young boy named Fakruddin, who has an absurd habit of worrying about everything unnecessarily. He always keeps on asking nonstop questions. So one fine day when his fridge stops working, he becomes anxious.

The book has many beautiful watercolour images that show the lively localities of a small town. The bright colours attract the child and teach them to be patient and think calmly in times of diversity.

Fakruddin Ka Fridge is available here.

8. Science Fiction Hindi Story to Read – Tara Khojak

Age:5 to 12 years
Language:Hindi
Author:Rabindranath Tagore
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹120
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The next on our list of Hindi books for kids is Tara Khojak. A sweet little argument goes on between a small girl and her brother. In her innocence, Khuki plans to catch the moon. She refuses to give in, even when her brother argues about the size of the moon. Simple and playful is what this book really is.

Tara Khojak is available here.

9. Amma Ki Toolkit

Age:5 to 12 years
Language:Hindi
Author:Nandini Nayar
Publisher:Pratham Books
Price:₹35
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A broken pipe floods the home of Mini and Tara. Who comes to their rescue, well their friendly Amma and her toolkit. This storybook was lapped up by my 7-year-old daughter because hello Amma knew her stuff. She knows the pipes from her straws and is truly inspiring.

Amma Ki Toolkit is available here.

10. Ek Anmol Saathi Ke Liye

Age:7 to 14 years
Language:Hindi
Author:Rosalind Wilson
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹200
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This is a beautiful story about relationships and beliefs. When a poor painter is desperate for work, opportunity knocks on his door. Unfortunately, he has to choose between his art and his best friend, a cat. Surprisingly the kids got the hidden message of ‘everyone is the same for God’, too.

11. Inspirational Hindi Story to Read – Baatooni Kachhua

Age:7 to 14 years
Language:Hindi
Retold by:Jeeva Raghunath
Publisher:Zakatha
Price:₹179
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The next on the list of Hindi story books for kids is Baatooni Kachhua. It is one of the most loved stories from the basket of Panchatantra Stories. This story teaches kids how it is a good idea to keep our mouths closed sometimes. Also, the illustrations bring alive the art style of Kalamkari textiles from Andhra Pradesh, India. This book is a great example of keeping art forms alive through literature.

Baatooni Kachhua is available here.

12. Abba Ka Din

Age:7 to 14 years
Language:Hindi
Retold by:Sunaina Ali
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹95
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The next on our list of story books for kids in Hindi is Abba Ka Din. This is a story on family relations. What makes Sunday so special for Ayesha? Well, she spends the entire day with her darling Abba or Dad. They cook together, shop together and talk a lot. This a heartwarming reminder to all of us to spend more time with our families.

Abba Ka Din is available here.

13. Balu Ki Tokari

Age:7 to 14 years
Language:Hindi
Retold by:Chitra Sounder
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹100
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An endearing story of a young boy Balu and his basket. Together they act as the superhero for the man who can’t catch his hen. And the vendor from who’s the cart, the apples topple. And the saleswoman who has a tired sleepy child in her hand, for whom the tokari can double up as a bed.

Balu Ki Tokari is available here.

14. Folk Story Books for Kids – Chandani Ke Pankh

Age:6 to 12 years
Language:Hindi
Retold by:Mamang Dai
Publisher:Katha
Price:₹120
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This Hindi story to read on our list is Chaandani Ke Pankh. It has four enchanting folklore from the land of Arunachal Pradesh. Each story is laced with delightful imagination on how the world really came to be. Was it created, did the sun try to burn the earth? Well, let your kids explore this book to find out more.

Chaandani Ke Pankh is available here.

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15. Aalsi Mama

Age:7 to 14 years
Language:Hindi
Retold by:Vidya Pradhan
Publisher:Pratham Books
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The last on our list of Hindi story books in Hindi to read is Aalsi Mama. Amish and Soni desperately want to join the wild adventures their lazy Raghu Mama enjoys. But they are left wondering how he manages to do so without ever leaving his chair. A fun read indeed.

Aalsi Mama is available here.

FAQs

Which book is the best Hindi story book for kids?

There are many good story books for kids to read. Some of the best books in this section are Baingani Jojo, Ghungrali Jalebi, Kuttan Aur Tootate Taare, Patang Ped, and Chaand Par Khargosh.

Are there any story books to teach your kids meaningful values?

Yes, there are many story books that teach your kids meaningful values. Some of the books on the list are Aalsi Mama, Abba Ka Din, Baatooni Kachhua, Ek Anmol Saathi Ke Liye, and Chaand Par Khargosh.

Conclusion

So these were some of the best hindi story books for kids to read. These books are not only fun-filled but provide kids with meaningful moral values.

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