Lined up on a street are noisy motorbikes, honking cars, crowded buses, impatient autos... In their midst sits Maharani! At the heart of this funny little vignette is a cool-as-a-cucumber cow, an all too familiar character of an Indian streetscape. 2018: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award - Best Picture Book - Illustrations 2018: Honor Book, South...
Dip Dip looks everywhere for her friend's lost cat. And when it finally climbs up a tree and can't come down, the only thing to do is…? Exuberant illustrations capture the spirited little girl for whom being on a wheelchair stops her from nothing!
Impish Mala loves creeping up from behind and scaring people. One day, her mother gives her a pair of pretty silver anklets... A mischievous story with freewheeling illustrations.
Meenu is all excited about the village fair and then she goes and breaks her leg! A mood-filled story that offers many moments of discovery through pictures and words.
What will Malli take for her uncle and his family who have come to visit? A story about the joy of simple surprises. Exuberant illustrations carry through the feel of rural Tamil Nadu.
The old snake is punished — but the frogs had better watch out! An unusual telling, which swings sympathy in favour of the snake. Stunning pictures are based on Channapatna wooden toys.
Valmiki has competition from Hanuman who, Narad says, has written a better Ramayan. Quirky illustrations adapted from Mithila folk paintings tell their own story.