Niveditha Subramaniam

Niveditha Subramaniam is a children’s book writer-illustrator. She particularly loves picture books, wordless narratives and comics. She has published several books with Tulika.

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  • Rs. 215.00

    A thunderbolt, a dog, a yawning lion, even a snake! Young ones can turn into all these and more in this playful, early introduction to yoga, a practice to keep body and mind healthy and happy. As one pose flows into another through lively verse and pictures, children get a feel of what their bodies can do, comfortably and joyfully. A perfect little bait...

  • Rs. 195.00

    When she sets her plastic bottle boat to bob from stream to sea, Ammu doesn’t know what danger she has set adrift – that it might end up in the belly of a whale. The light verse that follows the journey of the bottle boat evokes the casual carelessness with which we destroy the natural world, while illustrations underline that horror with a clever spin on...

  • Rs. 165.00
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    Something's fluttering around! It settles on a shoulder here, on a nose there… What is it? Where did it come from? And where is it going? Follow the splash of orange to find out! Lively illustrations with a vivid pop of colour put you on the trail of a story that needs no words.

  • Rs. 125.00
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    Little Tsomo eats a big, steaming hot momo. And then? A mouthwatering story in which the flavour-filled savoury comes appetisingly alive! Watercolour pencil illustrations softened with subtle brushstrokes conjure up scenes sure to tickle the taste buds, satisfy hunger pangs and stir up a song.

  • Rs. 185.00
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    One morning, a mother and child go in search of the sun. Their journey comes alive in a vast dotted landscape where lively birds, quick-footed animals and busy humans meet and share the forest, the river and the mountain… The book is a vibrant collaboration between a master Warli artist, a design student and the publishers, inspired by the incredible...

  • Rs. 175.00
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    Karimuga is a rakshasa, a pleasant rakshasa. He is a beautiful rakshasa too. But that makes all other rakshasas jealous of him. Karimuga can't bear to see them unhappy... Sowmya Rajendran inverts our ideas about beauty, happiness and rakshasas with humour. Niveditha's quirky pictures add to it with little and big rakshasas romping through the pages in...

  • Rs. 175.00
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    Sky monkeys like nothing better than to float for hours. Then one day, a naughty little sky monkey does something most unskymonkeylike and there is a huge hullabaloo up above. What does she do that upsets everybody so much? Whimsical pictures add just the mood to this gently happy story that was inspired by light white clouds in a blue sky.

  • Rs. 80.00
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    A number book with a twist at the end. What are Thambi and 45 others waiting for? 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 easy and exciting. At the end is a page for...

  • Rs. 175.00
    4 Review(s)

    Soda is a dog who feels like a dog. Bonda is a cat who feels like a...? Dog! A quirky tale about two friends, which makes us think about who we are and how we see ourselves. Expressions, colours and textures work in perfect balance with the seemingly simple text to create a joyful portrait of a friendship that goes beyond appearances. 2019: Publishing...

  • Rs. 85.00

    Striking pictures by first time photographers capture everything as vast as the sky and as tiny as a worm with equal delight and fresh perspectives – a bird flying high in the sky, a spider's web, sunlight on a river... The accompanying text echoes the children’s sense of wonder at the patterns and colours. Young readers can stick their own photos at the...

  • Rs. 125.00
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    There was a donkey who felt so happy that he sang through the night in the cucumber field. The problem was that the cucumbers couldn't bear it. What did they do? Earthy illustrations in the patachitra style from Odisha energise this droll new bilingual retelling of a well-known Panchatantra story where the focus shifts to the plight of the cucumbers! 

  • Rs. 100.00

    The raja loves jalebis. He even dreams of them. Then the dream becomes a nightmare! The brief text of this mad little book is dramatically set off by illustrations that play with curls and colours.

  • Rs. 225.00
    2 Review(s)

    Aren’t sex and gender the same thing? Either male or female, right? Of course men and women are equal – but who calls the shots at home? Does what you wear ‘invite trouble’? Do women need to be ‘controlled for their own good’? Why is being different from the majority such a problem? With gender issues hitting news hotspots, there are more and more...

  • Rs. 160.00
    3 Review(s)

    Meet Mayil Ganeshan, 12 going on spirited 13, who finally has her chance to say all she wants – in her diary. But this is also an important step towards becoming 'Mayilwriter', to make up for all the stories she hasn't completed and the novel that didn't know where it was going. What she gives is a spontaneous, sensitive, honest, intimate and often...

  • Rs. 225.00
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    Enter a world of boys. Writers and sportsmen, princes and cooks — scared, brave, bully, bullied, rich, poor, gentle, rough, in the gang and out of it... With different childhoods, challenges and choices, they come together in strength to take on the notion that 'boys will be boys'. Here is a collection which has a story for every boy. With contributions...

  • Rs. 195.00
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    Mayil is now perceptibly older, and wiser to a lot more things that make up teens. We see her as one of the Fake-inas friend-ing a cute senior on Facebook, as a superpowered Liyam Lonewolf, a Cinderella tripping over her ghagra at Pumpkin VS's party, and of course, as a further evolved Mayilwriter who wouldn't mind rapping too. In this second book of the...

  • Rs. 195.00
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    Fiercely fun, madly morose and prone to spontaneous combustion — this is Mayil Ganeshan at Not Yet Sixteen. Much like before. But edgier. Older and bolder, the unstoppable ‘Mayilwriter’ rants in rhyme, ponders in verse, and doodles in between. For every moment of clarity, there are others filled with anger, confusion and self-doubt. But Mayil keeps her...