Some of our books capture the essence of the most iconic cities of India. Covering Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai, the books in the Indian Cities Collection will take you on a tour right from home!
Letters to Ammi
A young girl traces her mother’s journey through the city of Delhi, writing letters to her along the way. Every monument holds a memory; every letter tells a story, and Fatima wants nothing more than to show her beloved Ammijaan that she is truly her mother’s daughter.
Letters to Ammi by Aftab Yusuf Shaikh, with stunning photographs by Adrija Ghosh and Soumitra Ranade, is a celebration of timeless human relationships.
Leopard in Mumbai
A bite of vada pav, a drive through the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, a photo stop at Haji Ali Dargah – Leopard just wants to do some everyday Mumbai things, but can’t quite figure out why she’s making everyone so nervous.
Lubaina Bandukwala tells the tale of a baffled spotted tourist, while Allen Shaw’s hilarious illustrations recreate a situation Mumbai has found itself in every now and then.
The Mountains of Mumbai
Doma has come all the way from Ladakh to visit her friend Veda in Mumbai. While Doma loves the sights and sounds of the big city, she longs for the mountains of Ladakh. Imagine her surprise when Veda reveals that there are mountains in Mumbai too!
Author Labanya Ghosh takes you on an unforgettable tour of Mumbai, and illustrator Pallavi Jain’s watercolours bring alive this beloved, bustling coastal city.
Looking for Laddoo
Karthik and his veterinarian mother, Shankari, weave through the many iconic landscapes of Chennai, helping animals along the way, while they look for their lost pup, Laddoo.
This third book in the Karadi Tales City Series is lovingly written by Aparna Karthikeyan and designed and illustrated in stunning watercolours by Tanvi Parulkar.