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The power of a good story remains unchanged: Lavanya Karthik

As a child, Lavanya Karthik spent all her time writing stories in her school notebooks and drawing the pictures to go with them. She is now a slightly older child, still making up stories and drawing pictures. You can find her wandering about the bylanes of Mumbai, nibbling on chocolate, chatting with street dogs and […]

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Technology is just one more way to connect with the kids: Likla Lall

Likla writes for children of all ages. She has published with Art1st Books- look out for ‘Art is a Verb’, a fun take on grammar through art, and ‘Somnath Hore: Wounds’. She’s currently making her way back to a dance and movement practice. She’s one of the speakers at the Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival 2022, […]

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Creating classics: Kayva Gokhale, creator at Amar Chitra Katha

Kayva Gokhale the junior sub-editor at the iconinc Amar Chitra Katha, is going to be at the Bookaroo Children’s Festival 2022 to be held in Vadodara from 19th to 20th November 2022. Her sessions include one on scripting for comics and another on fantastic folktales. Excerpts from an interview with the creator. Let’s talk a […]

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Introducing reading to children with Vaishali Shroff

Vaishali Shroff is an award-winning children’s author, script writer, and columnist based in Mumbai. Her popular works include The Adventures of Padma and a Blue Dinosaur, Raindrops, Ari, The Missing Bat, The Strange Case of Nayantara, The Boy in the Dark Hole, There’s a Leopard in My House, among others.  She will be participating at […]

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Bring your child to the world of stories at Bookaroo Delhi 2022

Dates: November 26th and 27th, 2022 Time: 11 AM to 4:30 PM National Rail Museum, Chanakyapuri  Following the roaring success of the 13th edition in November last year comes Bookaroo’s  40th edition overall and the 14th in Delhi. With over 7,900 visitors thronging the splendid  and picturesque National Rail Museum last time, it was heartening […]

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The power of a good story remains unchanged: Lavanya Karthik

As a child, Lavanya Karthik spent all her time writing stories in her school notebooks and drawing the pictures to go with them. She is now a slightly older child, still making up stories and drawing pictures. You can find her wandering about the bylanes of Mumbai, nibbling on chocolate, chatting with street dogs and looking for her next book idea. She is the author of several books, including Neel on Wheels, A Walk with Thambi and The Lion’s Feast, and is the creator of the Ninja Nani series. How exciting is it to be back at the festival and on ground in the

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