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Inside Bright Minds: Meet Illustrator Vinayak Varma

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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‘Illustrations provide the reader with a window into a new world’

There are certain characters in children’s literature that are unforgettable. For most of us who have read Mahasweta Devi’s ‘The Why-Why Girl’ (published by Tulika), Moyna is certainly one. Perhaps what makes her so memorable is her intense curiosity. But…

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Meet Rajiv Eipe, Creator of Visual Delights in Children’s Books

It’s always a pleasure to come across Rajiv Eipe’s unique, lively illustrations in children’s books.  If you haven’t yet had the fortune of seeing his work, get your hands on Let’s Go! published by Tulika Books and Dinosaur-Long-as-127-Kids published by Katha….

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‘Each time I see a child enjoy something I’ve drawn, my heart takes a giant leap of joy’

Have you noticed the way children’s books in India have become more aesthetically appealing over the last few years? Talented illustrator Priya Kuriyan has been a strong contributor to this slow visual revolution toward making children’s books more child-friendly. Read…

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