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Okus-Bokus: A book that tells English alphabet through Kashmiri words

Okus-Bokus is selling over koshurwear.com without a formal launch

Okus-Bokus: A to Z for Kashmiri Children; Text: Onaiza Drabu; Illustrations: Ghazal Qadri; Pages: 59; Price: Rs 600
Okus-Bokus: A to Z for Kashmiri Children; Text: Onaiza Drabu; Illustrations: Ghazal Qadri; Pages: 59; Price: Rs 600

Do you have any children’s books in Kashmiri?’ I’d phoned Gulshan Books, Kashmir’s most prominent bookstore in Srinagar, its largest city, in July. They had none. In the following weeks, Okus-Bokus: A to Z for Kashmiri Children, an illustrated children’s book, was to be launched to fill this vacuum in Kashmiri children’s literature. But with the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s Article 370 by the Indian government on August 5, the usual business of life stands indefinitely suspended and telecommunications blocked. Okus-Bokus is selling over ...