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About Tinkle Books

Founded in 1980 by Anant Pai, fondly known as Uncle Pai, Tinkle is India’s most beloved comic books brand. Tinkle magazines contain games, puzzles, stories, comics, general knowledge, quizzes, contests, and other features. Tinkle books are a source of entertainment and learning. Tinkle stories are rib-tickling. The wit and humour presented in the form of interesting tales are light on head and fun to read. Tinkle books aim to provide learning with fun.

Tinkle’s iconic toons Shikari Shambu, Suppandi, and Tantri the Mantri are more than just comic characters. Readers associate with them as school buddies. Their love for these evergreen comic toons has only grown each passing year. Along with the iconic toons like Suppandi, Shikari Shambu, Tantri the Mantri, Kalia the crow, kids also love the new family additions like WingStar, Defective Detective, Yog Yodhas, and NOIS.

Buy books from our online Tinkle store or subscribe to our Tinkle magazine and get happiness delivered at your doorstep. With our wide range of merchandise including bags, coaster set, sippers, bottles, t-shirts, mugs, and more you could proudly flaunt your Tinkle love. Have a favourite toon? Head to our Character Stores to buy character specific collection or merchandise.

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What If Shambu Turns Super Brave?

What If Shambu Turns Super Brave?

What happened next? Suddenly, Shambu turned super brave and embraced a fit lifestyle. Shanti was happy to see the potion do its magic! Shambu’s daily routine also changed drastically.
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If Tinkle Toons Were Animals…

If Tinkle Toons Were Animals…

I saw a meme that read Suppandi’s hair resembles centipede. And... my imagination took off! Suddenly, I thought, “If Tinkle Toons were animals, what animals would they be?”
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