Kanpur Children Literary Festival

The beginning of February saw authors, storytellers and illustrators gathering up in Kanpur to join in the city’s first children’sliterary festival, organised by Disha Arora and Chandana Arora of Roots and Wings. From book readings to storytelling sessions, from workshop on documentary making to masterclass on blogging and illustrating, KCLF had it all. The festival aimed

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Vaishali Shroff’s parallel universe

Vaishali aunty has written so many books but her latest book – The Adventures of Padma and a Blue Dinosaur is different from any Indian story book for children. It’s the first Indian dinosaur book for children that I know of. Her books Ari, Raindrops and The Missing Bat have been translated into 9 languages.

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