KATHA BOOKS FOR CHILDREN have been widely recognized. Some of the awards that Katha books have received include:

  1. Aamu’s Kawandi shortlisted for the prestigious The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award 2017 in the illustrations category.
  2. 124 Katha books recommended, to date, by CBSE and NCERT.
  3. 10 of Katha’s books chosen in 101 Indian Children’s Books We Love by Young Zubaan.
  4. Moon, Ramu and I won the Darsana National Award 2011 for the Best Children’s Book.
  5. Bioscope included in the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) list in 2011.
  6. My Haiku Moments: An Activity Book for Young Haiku Lovers received Honourable Mention for Best Book for Children by the Haiku Society of America.
  7. The Princess with the Longest Hair received the Encouragement prize Noma Concours 1989.
  8. The Song of a Scarecrow received an honourable mention at the Biennial of Illustrations 2003, Bratislava.
  9. Daddoo’s Day Out received the Runner-up Award at the 10th Noma Concours.
  10. One Lonely Unicorn received Runner-up Award Noma Concours 2000,  Biennial of Asian Illustrators, Japan 2002
  11. Chouboli and Other Stories, Volume II, won the A K Ramanujan Book Prize for Translation 2012 and the Asian Publishing Award 2011 in the Best Book Category.
  12. Not Flowers of Henna, Jai Ratan’s translation received Jury’s Commendation at the Muse India National Award 2011.
  13. The Heart has its Reasons by Krishna Sobti received the Crossword Book Award 2005.
  14. The Man from Chinnamasta by Indira Goswami was shortlisted for Hutch Crossword Award 2006 (Translations).
  15. The Survivors by Gurdial Singh was shortlisted for Hutch Crossword Award 2006 (Translations).