Monthly Archives: September 2014


Inside Bright Minds: Meet Illustrator Vinayak Varma

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Author-illustrator Vinayak Varma’s wildly imaginative and whimsical illustrations are bound to delight young readers, even if they are not keen readers. His illustrations appear in books such as ‘Up Down’ (Tulika), ‘The Magic Store of Nu-Cham-Vu’ (Puffin) and ‘Phiss Phuss…

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7 Spectacularly Illustrated Children’s Books

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Illustrations in children’s books are not merely for decorative purposes. They often work as a hook for children – especially early readers – and work as a parallel narrative (visual) in many cases. Being surrounded by a plethora of wonderfully…

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Make Peace Contagious in Your School Library

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 “If we are to teach real peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children”  – Mahatma Gandhi With so much conflict in the world today, it is essential for us, as educators, to discuss and reflect…

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