Deepa Balsavar

Deepa Balsavar was involved in a curriculum enrichment project for municipal schools in Mumbai while she worked at Avehi-Abacus. Sameer's House co-written with Deepa Hari and published by Tulika is a re-telling of an Avehi-Abacus story for children. She is also the author and illustrator of Tulika's bilingual picture book, The Seed, that was conferred the honour of being included in the prestigious White Raven's Catalogue 2007 at a special evening at the Bologna book fair. After her popular The Lonely King and Queen, Deepa has crafted the well-loved Round and Round books.

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  • Rs. 250.00

    When young children pick up a book, they like to start where it opens. This set of books encourages them to do just that. In physical as well as narrative structure, these books are cyclical. No beginning, no end, no first page, no last page. No text too, just pictures that tell many stories. Handy sized, easy structured and brightly illustrated, these...

  • Rs. 135.00
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    A lonely king and queen hear a voice calling out to them. They look inside their home, in the garden and beyond, searching in vain, while all the time it grows louder... Written like a bedtime story and illustrated with gentle humour, this book leads the reader to discover what 'family' really means without mystifying the fact of adoption. Moreover, it...

  • Rs. 80.00
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    Hello says the sun to the bud. Hello says the rain, the bees, the butterflies, the birds, and Thambi. Hello the flower replies showing off its lovely petals. This beginner reader is part of the Thumb Thumb Books series, created around the common thumbprint and featuring Thumb Thumb Thangi and Thumb Thumb Thambi. Short sentences, bold type and vibrant...

  • Rs. 80.00

    One day, Thangi gets into the mood and begins to sing. Immediately the cats mewl, the dogs howl and the donkeys bray. But when the peacocks join in, what does Thangi do? This beginner reader is part of the Thumb Thumb Books series, created around the common thumbprint and featuring Thumb Thumb Thangi and Thumb Thumb Thambi. Short sentences, bold type...

  • Rs. 80.00
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    If Thambi had a tail, he would wag it to show he was happy, he would swish away flies, he would even swim. What else would he do? This beginner reader is part of the Thumb Thumb Books series, created around the common thumbprint and featuring Thumb Thumb Thangi and Thumb Thumb Thambi. Short sentences, bold type and vibrant visuals make entry into reading...

  • Rs. 120.00

    Sameer lives in a house on Saraswati Street in a city called Mumbai, which is in Maharashtra, which is in India, which is in... A popular idea re-presented in a new and appealing way to show how everyone is a small part of this universe. Strong illustrations take children on a visual journey of expanding horizons, from Sameer's house to the star-filled...

  • Rs. 150.00
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    A hot summer day, an old man in dusty clothes who calls himself a maharaja, a little boy Munna who believes him, and a teashop full of people who don’t… With the familiar feel of a folktale, this delightful story keeps the reader guessing till the end! Going with the flavour, Deepa Balsavar chooses an illustrative style that’s “part folksy, part whimsy”,...

  • Rs. 100.00
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    The smart lion thinks he can use the fox to bring him food every day. But the fox is smarter! A familiar Panchatantra fable with innovative twists and a whole new environmental angle. The rich, energetic illustrations draw from the art of the Gond people from central India who live closely connected with nature. 

  • Rs. 100.00
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    This is the story of Beboo, a baby sloth bear who lives in the jungle. Many other bears are not so lucky. They are caught by humans and made to dance on the streets for entertainment. This is also their story. With telling photographs, the plight of the bears is communicated with empathy and sensitivity.

  • Rs. 135.00

    A little girl discovers a seed one day. She puts it in a pot – and then begins the thrill of watching it grow. Will it be tall? Will it have fruit? Or flowers? The wonder and excitement of emerging new life comes through in this book. 2006: White Ravens Catalogue 2008: Silver Medal, Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, USA

  • Rs. 165.00
    2 Review(s)

    One me and many friends, one pond and many fishes… So much fun in so many! A book about the one and the many in our world full of differences, with illustrations that capture that world in joyous detail.