Pictures from the launch!

Today, we launched Creative Resource Centre for Visually Impaired Children. It is a library especially aimed at children with visual impairments. This is an initiative by the Karadi Cultural Alliance Trust in association with the Sir Ratan Tata Trust Fund. The library is housed within the Hippocampus Children’s Library in Chennai. The CRC houses a…

Creative Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired

The Karadi Cultural Alliance Trust, in partnership with Hippocampus Children’s Library, invites you to the launch of the Creative Resource Centre for visually impaired children aged four to fourteen years. This initiative is supported by the Sir Ratan Tata Trust Fund. Dr. I. Arivanandam, Regional Director of the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped, will preside…

A Quiet Courage

Charkha Audiobooks invites you to the launch of A Quiet Courage, the first title in the series, “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives”.  Date: Tuesday 7 August 2012 Time: 06:00 PM Onwards Venue: C. P. Ramaswamy Hall 1 Eldams Road Chennai Please join us for an audio-visual presentation, excerpts from the audiobook, a piano recital by Anil…

Fellowship Press Release

Here’s the press release from the Frankfurt Book Fair on the Fellowship Programme for International Publishers 2012! But what are the plans and expectations of the Fellows coming to Germany? “I am extremely focused on bringing the very best of children’s books from India to an international audience, as well as introducing Indian children to…

Frankfurt Fellowship 2012

Here’s the list of publishers accepted to the Frankfurt Fellowship Programme for International Publishers 2012 including our Commissioning Editor Manasi Subramaniam! The Frankfurt Fellowship Programme takes place from September 30th to October 14th in 2012. The schedule includes visits to publishing houses and meeting with publishing professionals in Frankfurt, Cologne and Berlin. In the process, participants will…

English textbooks get an Indian makeover

In the Deccan Chronicle, an article on English textbooks in India says: Many schools have now replaced Aesop’s fables with Karadi Tales or Panchatantra Stories. Manasi Subramaniam, Commissioning Editor of Karadi Tales says, “We at Karadi Tales run a course curriculum for schools as a part of the English language course. I think it is…

Frankfurt Fellowship!

Karadi Tales is delighted to announce that our Commissioning Editor, Manasi Subramaniam, has been chosen for the  prestigious Frankfurt Fellowship Programme. Chosen from applicants from all over the world, she will be a part of a programme  that focuses on information exchange, professional dialogue and the creation of networks between international publishers. The Programme provides an…

Hear That Book!

In Mint, an article on audiobooks says: Karadi Tales Company, one of the earliest publishers in India to venture into the commercial audiobook space for children, has created a niche in the industry by bringing in actors, film directors and lyricists, such as Naseeruddin Shah, Nandita Das, Shekhar Kapur, Vidya Balan, Boman Irani and Gulzar.…