Priya Kuriyan is a children’s book illustrator and comics maker based in Bangalore. She has directed animated films for the Sesame street show (India) and the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) and illustrated numerous children’s books. She has contributed to Indian comics anthologies like Pao, This Side that Side, Eat the Sky Drink the Ocean and First Hand 2 (an anthology of non-fiction comics). She was also part of the Indo German collaboration ‘Elephant in the Room’ published by Zubaan books. She collaborated with the writer Devapriya Roy on a graphic biography of Indira Gandhi for young adults, is the creator of ‘Ammachi’s Glasses’ a wordless picture book published by ‘Tulika Books’, and the picture book ‘Beauty is Missing’ published by Pratham Books. She is a people-watcher and chronic doodler and loves seeking humour in the mundane.