Bipathu and a Very Big Dream

By Anita Nair Publisher: Puffin Books Bipathu and a Very Big Dream addresses BIG themes of gender bias, inclusivity of people with disabilities, and power imbalance based on economic class all without dwelling on them. The story is set in a village in Kerala where Hindus and Muslims coexist within the Malayali identity. Bipathu is […]

Meera Mukherjee: Breaking Moulds

By Vaishali Shroff Shivam Choudhary (Illustrations) Publisher : Art1st Meera Mukherjee: Breaking Moulds is the story of Meera’s first fascination with art begins as she watches her mother create enchanting alponas at the entrance to their home. The story follows her journey to Europe where she learns artistic styles of modern masters. She eventually returns […]

When We Are Home

By Priyadarshini Gogoi Pankaj Saikia (illustrations) Publisher : Pratham Books When We Are Home gives voice to the many families displaced in Assam during annual floods. Each page draws us into the world that Moromi remembers as her home. The illustrations are vivid and take us on a journey through rural Assam. The narrative is […]