Pavan's Adventures

Sneak Preview – Artwork from Jaipur Jamboree

Jaipur Jamboree is nearly ready for a spring launch! While we are busy crossing our t's and dotting our i's, we thought our friends might enjoy a sneak preview of artwork from the book. Say hello to old pals Pavan and Bijilee, and meet new ones - Bhupi, a friendly fellow with a million questions for… Continue reading Sneak Preview – Artwork from Jaipur Jamboree

Illustration, Pavan's Adventures

Little Pieces Of Paper And A Sharpie Marker

The Yali team has been busy, busy, busy. While Kala has been hard at work, tweaking and editing the story, I have been creating the artwork, one spread at a time. I thought it might be fun to share the process with you, dear readers. Here is how it is done at Yali HQ. First,… Continue reading Little Pieces Of Paper And A Sharpie Marker

Publishing, South Asian Literature

Yali Books Is Born

My name is Ambika. I am an accidental illustrator for children's books and it has been the happiest unplanned journey of my life. I was lucky enough to have worked on four books with reputed  publishing houses in India. I got to read and re-read some superb stories for children and imagine them in art… Continue reading Yali Books Is Born