Karadi Tales is an independent children’s publishing house based in Chennai, India focussing primarily on picture books and audiobooks. It was started in 1996 with an intent to create a space for Indian culture in the world of children’s publishing, by a group of writers, educators and musicians.
Since its launch, Karadi Tales titles have been consistently one of the largest selling publications in India. Many titles have sold more than 100,000 copies and most titles have crossed 20,000 copies. The audiobooks are narrated by a roster of celebrities and set to classical Indian ragas which are performed by trained musicians. To know more, check out the Artistes‘ page.
For older children, Karadi Tales offers – Charkha – a series for young adults featuring musical audiobooks based on biographies and autobiographies eminent Indians.
Dreaming Fingers is a very special series of hand-made tactile picture books with text in Braille and English. Produced in association with Lemniscaat, Netherlands, it brings a new definition to understanding pictures with its tactile picture books with Braille text for visually impaired, differently-abled and the youngest of readers.
International Presence – Karadi Tales’s products have won several accolades worldwide. Check out details here