B for ‘Bhoot’: In Conversation with Manisha Naskar 

Manisha Naskar is a well-known freelance animator and illustrator from Bengal. Her work includes illustrations for famous Bengali children's stories like Satyajit Ray's Pagla Dashu for Pratham Book's Storyweaver and an animated adaptation of "Mr Shashmoler Sheshratri" (A Strange Night for Mr. Sashmal) as part of her diploma project . In this interview, Manisha opens … Continue reading B for ‘Bhoot’: In Conversation with Manisha Naskar 

Art, Metamorphosis and Growing Up: In Conversation with Ambika Karandikar

An Interview by Ahona Das This month, we have with us artist Ambika Karandikar, a.k.a @girlwithgreenmind, who started her journey as a children's book illustrator in the pandemic. We talk about nature, art, metamorphosis & growing up and what it's like to be an emerging kidlit artist in India! Ahona: So, before we begin, tell … Continue reading Art, Metamorphosis and Growing Up: In Conversation with Ambika Karandikar

Living life one story at a time…in conversation with Dr. Anurima Chanda

Dr. Anurima Chanda is a friend, sister, colleague, and teacher to many of us. She has been a guide and a storyteller to her friends and juniors over the years. An academic and an author now, Dr. Anurima Chanda is the mother figure behind ACLiSA, an online site for children’s literature works in South Asia. … Continue reading Living life one story at a time…in conversation with Dr. Anurima Chanda