Bookaroo 2010

If you’ll be in Delhi this November, be sure to check out Karadi Tales at Bookaroo on 27 and 28 November! On 27 November: 12:00 to 01:00: Art workshop at Crafty Corner with Malavika P. C. 04:00 to 05:00: Jamming with actor Jaaved Jaaferi at the Stage On 28 November: 11:00 to 12:00: Collage-making workshop at…

Auf Wiedersehen, Karadi!

In October 2010, Shobha Viswanth and Manasi Subramaniam represented Karadi Tales at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2010. Here’s a quick report! In Germany for the Frankfurt Book Fair 2010 earlier this month, we experienced a very unique sort of joy: the joy of showing off our wonderful collection of picture books to people from all…

Submissions to Karadi Tales

At Karadi Tales, we get a lot of queries from writers and illustrators who want to work with us. And we’re always keen to explore these possibilities. But the volume of queries we receive can be quite overwhelming for our editorial team sometimes. Replying indvidually and making sure we have everything we need gets to…

AfterSchool Convocation

We’re proud and delighted to announce that the first batch of Karadi Tales AfterSchool has graduated! Our warmest congratulations to all the Karadi kids and teachers at Sunny Smiles, our AfterSchool centre located in Navi Mumbai. Ms. Pratima Rao and the kids of Sunny Smiles Ms. Pratima Rao, who runs the AfterSchool programme at Sunny…

Karadi-Readers

Somebody sent us the picture below recently… We have no idea who this little bundle of joy is, but we’re sort of in love with him. So here’s what we’re thinking. Send us a picture of a child reading a Karadi Tales book. It could be any child – your child, your neighbour’s child, a…

Karadi Tales on Saffron Tree

Saffron Tree is our favourite website on children’s content. We love the multicultural focus it has and the wonderful resources it provides for parents and teachers – and even children! Karadi has recently made two appearances on this wonderful blog. Take a look! A review of Listening to Poetry:  ‘The books have companion CDs and…

The Mouse in the News!

Our mouse has certainly been making the news in recent times. Read these two reviews to know more about the Mouse Stories!  The Hindu writes:  ‘Theatre company Evam deserves appreciation for its professionalism in picking the right voices for the stories. Karthik Kumar, narrator, has done a commendable job, conscious of the young minds for whom…

Looking for Lullabies

We don’t really want our kids falling asleep to depressing lullabies like ‘Rock-a-by Baby’, do we? Lines like ‘When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall. Down will come baby, cradle and all!’ are just plain cruel! Especially when we have a treasure trove of beautiful lullabies in Indian languages that celebrate babyhood in all…

More responses: Why should kids read?

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of our discussion on why children should read. We’re having a truly fabulous debate on the subject. Join us! What do the writers say? aravindadiga Hello, Karadi Tales. I began by reading what my mother loved to read & I hope all children start off that way. Cheers, Aravind ranyamanivannan Above all, to open minds. As a…