A Korean Sojourn

If you’ve read our post on the travels of The Lizard’s Tail, you’ll know that Karadi’s a globetrotter! The Lizard’s Tail, as you know, is available in French and Korean and will soon be available in other languages of the world as well. But we wanted to keep you posted on our other travels too.…

Links you may have missed!

Daily News Analysis (DNA) writes about audiobooks and the reading process in an insightful, detailed article.  For more information on the subject, do read two notes from Karadi Tales director, C. P. Viswanath, on audiobooks and reading. Also read his piece in the Times of India on multilingualism. Pratham Books showcases this piece on their blog. Tulika (another Chennai-based publisher) responds…

The Warli Art Form

On brick-red walls in villages far, Stories sing in white rice flour… Warli is the name of the largest tribe found on the northern outskirts of Bombay. The Warli art form is beautiful and historic. At the same time, it is simple. In the form of rudimentary wall paintings, Warli art has a very basic…

The Travelling Lizard

Have you read The Lizard’s Tail yet? It’s a lovely story based on a Tamil folktale about a little lizard that’s looking for a new tail. Adapted by Shobha Viswanath in prose and verse, this story has brilliant palette knife art by German illustrator Christine Kastl. The artist actually uses a knife, instead of a paint brush,…

Long listed!

The Vodafone Crossword Book Awards have a special section for children’s books this year. This is great news for children’s publishing in India. And it’s really great news for Karadi Tales because four of our audiobooks are on the long list for the award!  That’s right. Little Vinayak (written by Shobha Viswanath, illustrated by Shilpa Ranade,…

The results are out!

That’s right! The results of the ‘Will You Write With Me?’ contest are out! The three winning entries that will be published by Karadi Tales are (in no particular order): ‘The code’ by Mira Desai‘Number game’ by Archana Rao-D’cruz‘Count on the sportsmen’ by Sonali Arun Bhatia Congratulations, you three! The winning entries were selected by our…

The Rumour: A Review

Uma Krishnaswami, a children’s author who has recently written 6 titles for the Karadi Tales Mythology series (these 6 titles will be out soon!) reviews The Rumour (written by Anushka Ravishankar and illustrated by Kanyika Kini). The following review appears on the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) website. While the review on the website is only…