Amla Mater chosen as an Honor Book by the 2018 VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Award. #ownvoices
You are invited to Ritu and her girlfriend Chandni's forthcoming nuptials! We are thrilled to finally be able to reveal the beautiful cover for our upcoming picture book that celebrates love against the backdrop of a loud and colorful desi wedding. Just look at the gorgeous brides<3<3<3! Stay tuned for previews and more...coming… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our upcoming picture book is on Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018 List!
Amla Mater is getting a lot of love from readers and reviewers alike! We are so proud of author-illustrator Devi Menon for creating this beautiful first book and we can't wait to see more of her work out in the world. Here is a sample of what reviewers have to say - “Amla Mater is a meditation… Continue reading Find out what all the buzz is about!
As 2017 draws to a close, we are grateful for all the #smallpresslove️ you have shown us. It inspires us to dream bigger. It motivates us to create. It helps us build a community of authors, artists and readers who celebrate a rich and colorful world of stories. We are really excited for what the… Continue reading A year of #smallpress❤
Our first picture book Milky Way is all set to launch this October and we thought you might want a sneak preview of the book. We can't take our eyes off the gorgeous artwork, can you?
Friends, our gorgeous coloring journal Wanderlust, is up for pre-orders. The artwork is stunning and the coloring is oh-so-addictive. And to sweeten the deal, pre-orders receive a surprise gift! Pre-order your copy today at Kitaab World!
At Yali, we are actively seeking new manuscripts for our 2017-18 collection and we particularly welcome stories that have the power to challenge and surprise readers. The quirkier the tale, the better! Our submission guidelines can be found here.
2016 might just be the Year of Diversity. Everyone (or at least everyone on Twitter) is waking up to the fact that our books, movies, and TV shows are strange pale worlds, completely cut off from the reality of everyday life. We now have friends, colleagues, neighbors, even relatives, from cultures that are different from the… Continue reading Authentic, not just Diverse
Award-winning author-illustrator Elizabeth Dulemba, interviewed illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta and talked to her about the process of creating the artwork for Mina vs. the Monsoon. Debasmita's answers will put a smile on your face! Here's one we love love love - e: Is there a unique or funny story behind the creation of Mina Vs. The Monsoon? Debasmita: So… Continue reading Talking to her PB characters: An inteview with illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta
We want to thank our family of readers, creators, educators, and supporters for making 2018 full of joyful milestones. We are very proud of the two wonderful books we launched this year - Amla Mater and Mina vs. the Monsoon. We are grateful for all the love you have shown us and we are humbled by the praise… Continue reading 🌟 It has been 365 days of book joy 🌟