Illustration, Storytelling

Illustrator Siddhartha Tripathi talks about Milky Way

Julley! In our run-up to Milky Way's official launch this October, we chatted with author Mamta Nainy about writing this charming story. Today, we speak to illustrator Siddhartha Tripathi about bringing the characters to life in his inimitable style. Read what he has to say about his travels in Ladakh, his illustrative process and his… Continue reading Illustrator Siddhartha Tripathi talks about Milky Way

authors, Storytelling, Writing

A chat with author Mamta Nainy

Julley! We are talking today to author Mamta Nainy, the wordsmith behind the delightful book Milky Way. Read what she has to say about penning this story, her writing process and the importance of children connecting with the natural world. Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you start writing for children? I’m a children’s… Continue reading A chat with author Mamta Nainy

School Visits, Storytelling

Storytelling is not for sissies.

I had imagined that publishing a book would be my biggest challenge. Marketing, perhaps. Little did I know that my test-by-fire would be reading 'Bye, Bye, Motabhai!' to a class of 20-odd first-graders. Armed with charts, activity sheets and an empty gallon jug, I entered the classroom with quaking knees and a stomach full of… Continue reading Storytelling is not for sissies.