Aashti Mudnani
Lightroom

Aashti Mudnani is a professional book hunter, illustration lover, listener of stories and chai drinker. She started Lightroom, a bookstore for children’s books in Bangalore in 2013 with the help of a lot of wonderful people. For 15 years before that her work included doing research, writing and editing for documentary films, an art gallery and a couple of magazines. She would prefer to live far away from cityscapes but for now she lives in Bangalore with her husband, two daughters and their cat Inji.

    1. The Honey Hunters by Karthika Nair
    2. The Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
    3. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
    4. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Wilson
    5. The Why Why Girl by Mahashweta Devi
    6. Elephants Never Forgetby Anushka Ravishankar
    7. Flotsam by David Weisner
    8. The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
    9. Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak
    10. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
    11. The Others by Paro Anand
    12. The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc
    13. See Saw by Enzo Mari
    14. The Story of Panther by Poile Sengupta
    15. Biblioburro by Jeanette Winter
    16. Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet
    17. Tiger Boy by Mitali Perkins
    18. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
    19. The Year of the Weeds by Siddharth Sarma
    20. Ammachi’s Amazing Machines by Raji Eipe
    21. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle