Keshav’s favourite game is to hide in a rolled up mat and pretend he is travelling to all the places he has marked in his atlas. He is delighted when he discovers that his friend, Lobsang, is really from a place that he has marked in his map – Tibet!
The Snow King’s Daughter is a charmingly imagined story that delicately explores the reality of exile and the longing for home. Charm and delicacy resonate in the illustrations as well, giving the story an endearing quality.
Sowmya Rajendran has published several books for children across age groups. She has an MA in Gender Studies from the University of Sussex and frequently writes on gender-related issues on her blog and other platforms. She's a columnist with the school edition of the New Indian Express and also writes for Sify Movies. Sowmya lives in Pune with her family. This is her first book for adults.
Proiti Roy is one of the country’s finest illustrators and a winner of the Big Little Book Award for children’s book illustration, Proiti Roy graduated in fine arts in Shantiniketan, Bengal. Her nuanced sense of form and colour evoke many emotions. Among her acclaimed books with Tulika are Ismat’s Eid, The Snow King’s Daughter, In Bon Bibi’s Forest, Bulbuli’s Bamboo, Unhappy Moon and A Walk with Thambi. She now lives in Shantiniketan with her many rescued dogs and cats.