Graded list of Bangla storybooks

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Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
  1. Only pictures, no words
  2. For children who can’t read
  1. Have pictures
  2. 2-3 line stories
  3. No word with yuktakhkhar
  1. Slightly long poems/stories (from 8-10 lines to one page)
  2. Introduction of yuktakhkhar words (not more than 2-3)
  1. Long stories (2-4 pages)
  2. More words with yuktakhkhar
  3. Language simple
  1. Long stories (5 to 8/10 pages)
  2. Language difficult
  3. Many words with yuktakhkhar

Level 1

Only pictures, no words
For children who can’t read

Title
Author
Publisher
1 Bazare Ekdin (A Visit To The City Market): A Picture Storybook Manjula Padmanabhan National Book Trust
2 Byastobagish Pinpda (Busy Ants) : A Picture Story Pulak Biswas National Book Trust
3 1 Theke 10; Michhil Miki Patel National Book Trust
4 Ghar-Bari (Homes): A Picture Storybook Miki Patel National Book Trust
5 Balloon D.T. Padekar National Book Trust

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Level 2

Have pictures
2-3 line stories
No word with yuktakkhar

Title
Author
Publisher
1 Amio Shabar Moto Boi Podte Pari Prakash Karmakar & Arun Chakraborty National Book Trust
2 Pantaburi Jogindranath Sarkar Indian Publishing House
3 Ekti Gachh Ekla Oindrila Mitra National Book Trust
4 Misti Aar Tar Majar Juto B.G. Gujrappa National Book Trust
5 Muniya Pakhir Sonar Jhanpi Jagadish Joshi National Book Trust
6 Ke Bado Mrinalini Shrivastav Children Book Trust
7 *Alu Malu Kalu Binita Krishna, Subidha Mistri Pratham Books
8 *Jhik Jhik Jhik Binita Krishna, Subidha Mistri Pratham Books
9 *Amake Ekhan Balo — Gol Shudhu Gol Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
10 *Amake Ekhan Balo — Dustu Na Bhalo Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
11 *Amar Bandhura Rukmini Banerjee Pratham Books
12 *Lobhi Indur Harminder Ohar (Translated By Konika Bandopadhyay) Pratham Books
13 *Sabu Ar Jojo Harminder Ohar (Translated By Konika Bandopadhyay) Pratham Books
14 *Mota Rajar Kukur Parishmita (Translated By Konika Bandopadhyay) Pratham Books
15 *Tup Tap Tup Amar Goswami, Partho Sengupta Pratham Books
16 *Ma Tadatadi Karo Rukmini Bandopadhyay Pratham Books
17 *Basanto Leela Kirloskar And Arvind Passi Pratham Books
18 *Ranger Katha Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
19 *Tomar Jonno Bhalo Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
20 *Sukh O Dukhkho Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
21 *Barsha Leela Kirloskar And Arvind Passi Pratham Books
22 *Timi Aar Pop Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
23 *Amra Sabai Prani Madhav Chavan and Meera Tendulkar Pratham Books
24 *Mishti O Tak Madhav Chavan Pratham Books
25 *Chatpate Sona Vinita And Suvidha Mistry Pratham Books
26 Amar Deowal Mini P Swami Children Book Trust
27 Eso Sajai Jatone Arun Chakrabarti National Book Trust

* Please look out for spelling mistakes in these books

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Level 3

Slightly long poems/stories (from 8-10 lines to one page)
Introduction of yuktakkhar words (not more than 2-3)

Title
Author
Publisher
1 Ja Ude Ja, Gangpharing (Fly, Grasshopper) Sizo Tashima (Translated by Tamishajit Bondhopadhyay) National Book Trust
2 Indure Peyechhe Pencil (The Mouse And The Pencil): A Picture Story V.Suteyev (Translated by Tultul Biswas) Eklavya
3 Ke Ke Thik? Ke Ke Bhul? (What Is Right? What Is Wrong?) Srigun Srivastav (Translated by Arun Chakraborty) National Book Trust
4 Mongrur Lattu Kamakshi Balasubramaniyam (Picture by Amitabha Sengupta) (Translated by Manimala Das) National Book Trust
5 Ramdhanu (The Rainbow) Usa Joshi (Translated by Usha Joshi) National Book Trust
6 Rupa Name Hati (Rupa The Elephant) Miki Patel (Translated by Aditya Sen) National Book Trust
7 Jadugar (The Magician) Bishakha (Translated by Arun Chakraborty) National Book Trust
8 Chhotto Sona Dheu Sumana Chadrabharkar & Subhash Tegun Ankit National Book Trust
9 Teenti Machh (Three Fish) Dolat Doongaji and A.K. Lavangia (Translated by Lila Majumdar) Children Book Trust
10 Poka Makad Debaprasad Chakraborty & Chandan Sil (Picture) Sanguine Publishers Concern
11 Tuntunir Galpo Upendrakishore Roychowdhury Indian Publishing House
12 Nakal Nengti Bimal Ghosh Shishu Sahitya Samsad
13 Chinte Paro Kina (Search) Jagadish Joshi National Book Trust
14 Khokaner Khata Nirendranath Chakraborty Shishu Sahitya Samsad
15 Kumir Hoye Jale Gaelo Kanailal Chakraborty Doyel
16 Takhan Kono Ekta Dine Jogen Chowdhury Gandharba Publishers
17 Bharate Chai Liya Goldberg (Translated by Labannya Banerjee) National Book Trust
18 Rabishashee Barsha Das National Book Trust
19 Chhara Chhabite Janbahan Chittaranjan Maity & Tapas Dutta Shishu Sahitya Samsad
20 Khagrai Sukumar Ray Shishu Sahitya Samsad
21 Chandmama Ar Bagher Masi Sisir Kumar Das Shishu Sahitya Samsad
22 Tumpar Ramdhanu Subhaprasanna Shishu Sahitya Samsad
23 Lekha Theke Galpe 1 Children of Shikshamitra Shikshamitra
24 Galpo-1 Various Compiled by Shikshamitra
25 *Bharate Tairi Olivia Fraser Pratham Books
26 *Gaachh Usha Rann (Translated by Shanti Jiban Bhattarcharya Pratham Books
27 *Banbhojon Amar Goswami, Partho Sengupta Pratham Books
28 *Amar Nijer Bari Shyamala S (Translated by Gouri Bannerjee) Pratham Books
29 *Jangaler Pathshala Mira Tendulkar Pratham Books
30 *Grissho Leela Kirloskar And Arvind Passi Pratham Books
31 *Sheet Leela Kirloskar And Arvind Passi Pratham Books
32 *Akashe Odar Maja Vidya Tior Pratham Books
33 *Biye Badi Jaoa Rukmini Banerjee Pratham Books
34 *Chalomaan Megh Shyamala S Pratham Books
35 *Badi Phera Rukmini Banerjee Pratham Books
36 *Patar Galpo Shyamala S Pratham Books
37 *Pakhider Thont Utkarsha Manish Pratham Books
38 Kokiler Banshir Shur Children of Suchana Suchana
39 Chotoder Kathamala Nareshchandra Jana
40 Phulera O Ami Manorama Jafa National Book Trust
41 Lej Haidrose Alua National Book Trust
42 Dukhi Machher Galpo Amarendra Chakrabarti National Book Trust
43 Arjundadar Rupkatha Anup Roy National Book Trust
44 Puter Dukhkho Judhajit Sengupta National Book Trust
45 Shuonopokar Galpo Judhajit Sengupta National Book Trust
46 Joker Sanjib Chattopadhay National Book Trust
47 Andamane Hati Sunil Gangopadhyay Shishu Sahitya Samsad

* Please look out for spelling mistakes in these books

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Level 4

Long stories (2-4 pages)
More words with yuktakkhar
Language simple

Title
Author
Publisher
1 Phul O Maumachhi (The Flower And The Bee) Ashok Dabar & Indrani Sarkar National Book Trust
2 Chhoto Bandhakopi (Little Cabbage) Sinta Cho (Translated by Arun Chakraborty) National Book Trust
3 Dushtu Chheler Karsaji Translated by Arun Som Raduga Publishers
4 Chalo Dekhe Asi Kanailal Chakraborty Swarnakhar Prakashani Private Ltd.
5 Nasiruddin Mollar Galpo N.A. State Council Of Educational Research And Training, West Bengal, & UNICEF
6 Bus-e Jachchhen Memsaheb (Madam Rides The Bus) Vallikanan (Translated by Sipra Khashtagir) National Book Trust
7 Chenga-Benga Bimal Ghosh Shishu Sahitya Samsad
8 Majar Chhara Bhabaniprasad Majumder Shishu Sahitya Samsad
9 Tatka Chharar Galpo Shreekar Nandy Rayal Publisher
10 Laej Jhole Tistay Anshuman Das DRCSC
11 Jataker Galpo Naresh Chandra Jana Shishu Sahitya Samsad
12 Baro Haoa Khub Bhul Shankha Ghosh Doyel
13 Sonar Abhijan Tara Tewari National Book Trust
14 Mora Mulakraj Anand (Translated by Aditya Sen) National Book Trust
15 Matso (The Beautiful Fish) Santa Rameswar Rao (Translated by Laxmanlal Chattopadhayay) National Book Trust
16 Tuntuni Ar Bagher Galpo (The Tailor Bird And Tiger Tales) Upendrakishore Roychowdhury Shishu Sahitya Samsad
17 Galpo Balen Tolstoy (Stories Of Tolstoy) Dinanath Sen Shishu Sahitya Samsad
18 Jele Ar Apsara (Folktales From Portugal & Galcia) Sandip Mukhopadhay, Shankar Bhadra And Rita Ray Monfakira
19 Eskimoder Rupkatha Sunirmal Chakraborty Sarbani Bhowmik
20 Chhobi O Chhara Gobardhan Ash Raktakarabi
21 Chharar Hat Satyajit Ray Gandharba Prakashan
22 Janoar Lila Majumdar Shishu Sahitya Samsad
23 Pagla Dashu Sukumar Ray Shishu Sahitya Samsad
24 Upanishader Galpo Gauri Dharmapal Shishu Sahitya Samsad
25 Juin Phuler Rumal (Stories About Environmental Awareness) Kartick Ghosh Shishu Sahitya Samsad
26 Sishu Kahini (Stories For Children) Lev Tolstoy Radical Impression
27 Beraler Boi Lila Majumder Shishu Sahitya Samsad
28 Bon Jodi Na Thakto Saritshekhar Majumder Shishu Sahitya Samsad
29 Ramayan Sukumari Bhattacharya Shishu Sahitya Samsad
30 Soya Ser Gam Premchandra (Translated by Sourav Bandopadhya) National Book Trust
31 Kathasagar (Part-1) Sashi Beri Sahitya Bharati Publication Private Limited
32 Ekatar Setu Md. Alim (Translated by Tapati Chowdhury) National Book Trust
33 Lal Ghuri (Red Kite) Geeta Dharmarajan National Book Trust
34 Chhobite Prithibi: Adim Jug Monmohan Chakraborty Shishu Sahitya Samsad
35 Thammar Ulbona Uri Orlev (Translated by Sisir Kumar Das) National Book Trust
36 Jhanpui Gita Bandyopadhyay Doyel
37 Chhoto Holei Na Bado Haoa Jay Gopal Sanyal Gandharba Publishers
38 Bhondor Bahadur Gaganendranath Thakur Shishu Sahitya Samsad
39 Bunchiland Yashodhara Raychowdhury Bandhu, E-11, New Garia Development Housing Co-Operative Society, Kol-94
40 Dui Daktar (Two Doctors) Shekhar Basu National Book Trust
41 Banglar Gaurab Shri Sunil Roy Asha Book Agency
42 Cricket Vijay Merchant (Translated by Ramen Mazumder) National Book Trust
43 Bhute Bhar? Prabir Ghosh Mass Education Publication
44 Kumir Saheb Premendra Mitra Shishu Sahitya Samsad
45 Chandni Gauri Dharmapal Shishu Sahitya Samsad
46 Ascharjo Kauto Gauri Dharmapal Shishu Sahitya Samsad
47 Bharater Upakatha Saibal Chakraborty Shishu Sahitya Samsad
48 Dui Mahadesher Upakatha Esha Dey Shishu Sahitya Samsad
49 Purbachaler Rupkatha Bina Misra Shishu Sahitya Samsad
50 Bhashar Galpo Subhash Bhattacharya Doyel
51 Haoay Bhashe Kaktarua Tapan Kumar Das Shishu Sahitya Samsad
52 Bandor Bhaluk Dugdugi Sudhindra Sarkar Shishu Sahitya Samsad
53 Bharater Kayekti Pathghater Khela Mulk Raj Anand National Book Trust
54 Pantaburi O Aro Galpo Jogendranath Sarkar Shishu Sahitya Samsad
55 Malpatro Samuel Marshak Pragati
56 Grishka O Mahakashchari Anatoli Mitiaev Raduga Prakashan
57 Ishoper Kathamala Amal Roy S.J. Publication
58 Amader Lekha Children of DAS Shikshamitra
59 Sri Ramkrishner Mukhey Galpo Swami Shantarupananda Udbodhan Karyalaya
60 Chhoray Chhondo Akramul Haque Sharehouse Charitable Foundation
61 Tak Duma Dum Dum Gyanadanandini Devi Viswa-Bharati
62 Chhotoder Chhara Sanchayan Various Shishu Sahitya Samsad
63 Beral Thakurjhi Bibhutibhusan Gupta Viswa-Bharati Granthan
64 Bhalo Rakkhosher Boi Jaya Mitra
65 Bagher Galpo Upendrakishore Roychowdhury India Publishing House
66 Shialer Galpo Upendrakishore Roychowdhury India Publishing House
67 Gopaler Galpo Ashis Bhattacharjee India Publishing House
68 Chharar Chhadachhadi Kalyani Karlekar Ananda
69 Lekha Theke Golpe 2 Children of Shikshamitra Shikshamitra

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Level 5

Long stories (5 to 8/10 pages)
Language difficult
Many words with yuktakkhar

Title
Author
Publisher
1 Jana Theke Ajanay (From Known To The Unknown) Subir Kumer Sen Gyan Bichitra Prakashani
2 Dadur Bagan N.A. State Council Of Educational Research And Training, West Bengal, & Unicef
3 Ishaper Galpo Samogro Tarapada Raha Tuli Kalam
4 Abol Tabol Sukumar Ray Shishu Sahitya Samsad
5 Chhobite Mahabharat Purnachandra Chakraborty Shishu Sahitya Samsad
6 Chhobite Ramayan Purnachandra Chakraborty Shishu Sahitya Samsad
7 Mahabharater Galpo Lila Mujumder Shishu Sahitya Samsad
8 Bhanga Dana O Ananya Aesio Galpa (Broken Wings And Other Asian Tales) Balindar Dhanoya National Book Trust
9 Haoa Kal Pankaj Bist (Translated by Jiyad Ali) National Book Trust
10 Etoa Mundar Ladai Mahasweta Devi National Book Trust
11 Laltem Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay Doyel
12 Boka Bagh Upendrakishore Roychowdhury Bontia
13 Haren Mondaler ‘Library’ Ramanlal B. Desai (Translated by Dipak Karmakar) National Book Trust
14 Posha Kak Ramesh Bedi (Translated by Saswati Mukhopadhyay) National Book Trust
15 Ghorar Dim Satyapriya Mukhopadhyay Gyan Bichitra Prakashani
16 Matangini Hazra Nripendrakrishna Chattopadhyay Deb Sahitya Kutir Pvt. Ltd.
17 Bagha Jatin Nripendrakrishna Chattopadhyay Deb Sahitya Kutir Pvt. Ltd.
18 Aay Bristi Jhenpe Adhir Biswas Ananda Publishers Private Ltd.
19 Vasantasena Prayag Shukla (Translated by Monalisa Sarkar) National Book Trust
20 Jojor Joy Surekha Panandikar National Book Trust
21 Sonar Jaler Ghodi Adhir Biswas National Book Trust
22 Bhondor Bahadur O Hajabarala Gaganendranath Tagore & Sukumar Ray New Age Publishers Private Limited
23 Dui Banglar Sera Hansir Galpo Lila Mazumder Gitanjali
24 Punpuniar Shonchitoa (Jungle Story) Buddhadev Guha Shishu Sahitya Samsad
25 Chhatpat Machher Kalakousal N.A. Future
26 Shishuder Bapu Rakhalchandra De Bidyashram
27 Peter Pan Hiren Chattopadhyay Shishu Sahitya Samsad
28 Danab O Sundari Hiren Chattopadhyay Shishu Sahitya Samsad
29 Beraler Boi Lila Mazumder Shishu Sahitya Samsad
30 Chhotoder Panchatantra Purnachandra Chakraborty Orient Longman
31 Kajalrekha Prabir Sen Orient Longman
32 Meghmati Prabir Sen Orient Longman
33 Manasamangal Prabir Sen Orient Longman
34 Kanchanmala Prabir Sen Orient Longman
35 Dharmamangal Prabir Sen Orient Longman
36 Abbu Khaner Chhagal Zakir Hussain Sahitya Akademi
37 Danko-r Jwalanto Hritpindo Maxim Gorky Raduga Prakashan
38 Malasreer Panchatantra Gauri Dharmapal Shishu Sahitya Samsad
39 Shakuntala Abanindranath Thakur Ananda Publishers .
40 Nilmoni O Kudra Maya Mandi National Book Trust
41 Katukutu Buro (Adaptation) Sukumar Roy Adapted by Shikshamitra
42 Prachin China Nitikatha Various Bidhesi Bhasha Prakashanalaya, Peiching
43 *Plastic Pishacher Pichhal Jiwva O Jotin Sumit Sudhakar Pratham Books
44 *Brishti Budir Khonjey Sumit Sudhakar Pratham Books
45 *Sanjibanir Shwandhaney Sumit Sudhakar Pratham Books
46 *Jangaley Bipad Sumit Sudhakar Pratham Books
47 Rupali Beter Jhanpi Jaya Mitra
48 Chhutir Akash Various Nishan Prakashani
49 Rajar Asukh Sukumar Roy Dey’s Publishing
50 Wonder Tales In Bengal — Kalpataru Kornei Chukovski Raduga Prakashan
51 Shishubharati Ramayan Sahitya Bharati Publications Pvt. Limited
52 Bhalluker Dolna Baloram Basak Shishu Sahitya Samsad
53 Kabulioala Rabindranath Tagore National Book Trust

* Please look out for spelling mistakes in these books

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