Art from India

An article on Art from India in a UK-based resource website on children’s books cites The Rumour: “Illustrator Kanyika Kani has used a mix of ink and colour pencils to create the appealing illustrations.  Her vivid palette of strong colours and the interesting slants of perspective together with the expressive characters, complement the text perfectly.…

Dorje’s Stripes

Recently, we worked on creating a book on the Royal Bengal Tiger. Author Anshumani Ruddra wrote a beautiful story about a Bengal tiger who escapes from the Sundarbans into Tibet and is taken in by a kindly group of monks. But this tiger is particularly unusual because he has only two stripes on his body. One morning, when…

Happy birthday, Roald Dahl!

“The prime function of the children’s book writer is to write a book that is so absorbing, exciting, funny, fast and beautiful that the child will fall in love with it. And that first love affair between the young child and the young book will lead hopefully to other loves for other books and when…

Karadi Mythology Apps for the iPad

Four fantastic titles from the Karadi Tales Mythology series are now available on the iPad as digital apps! Narrated by Girish Karnad, the Jnanpith award-winning playwright, the apps have gripping music by 3 Brothers & A Violin. Check them out! We have Birth of Krishna, Krishna’s Conquests, Young Hanuman, and Hanuman the Mighty available through the…

Snuggle with Picture Books

Snuggle with Picture Books is a lovely new website dedicated to reviewing picture books from India. The website has reviewed 3 of our really gorgeous picture books – When the Earth Lost its Shapes, The Moustache Man, and Whose Lovely Child Can You Be? Do take a look at the reviews and this much-needed website! Picture…