The Story and the Song

What happens to stories that don’t get told? What happens to songs that don’t get sung? Are they forgotten or do they emerge some day? Parvathi knows a story and a song, but she keeps them to herself. The story and the song, however, are determined to escape! This Tamil folktale adapted for children by…

The Bookworm

Sesha is a silent boy who reads all the time… and he has a little brown book that no one has ever seen the inside of. One day, Sesha speaks, and no one understands why he speaks differently. But when they see his brown book and the magic he can create, Sesha becomes a whole…

Karadi Apps for the iPad

Enter a new world with Karadi Tales. If you loved our books, you will love their new avatar! Four fantastic titles from the Karadi Tales Mythology series are now available on the iPad as digital apps. The stories are narrated by the Jnanpith award-winning playwright Girish Karnad, and set to music by 3 Brothers &…

Books or Apps?

Are publishers hesitant about moving on to the new medium or are they celebrating it? At the Frankfurt Book Fair, our Commissioning Editor Manasi Subramaniam and several other publishers weigh in on the question that’s been plaguing us all – Books or Apps?!

Fellowship Notes

The Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme was initiated in 1998 to celebrate the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 50th anniversary. Just as the Frankfurt Book Fair brings together publishing professionals from a large number of countries and builds long-term business relationships, this programme aims to help build networks among the younger generation in publishing and to create…