Can you taste with your toes? Or see with your ears? Or, at least, smell with your hair? No? Well, there are creatures around you that can! Take a peek into an intriguing world to discover the different ways in which animals do things that are ‘normal’
Praba Ram | Sheela Preuitt
Praba is a children’s writer, a reading specialist and an early literacy advocate. She is the founder of the kid-lit blog, Saffron Tree – an award winning site dedicated to recommending and reviewing children’s books from India and the US. Praba believes in the power of books and its positive impact on children, especially when introduced in the early years of childhood. While in the US, she got involved as a Storytime Facilitator for the Ready-to-Read Program implementing story hours for children with limited library access. During those two years, Praba planned several fun read-aloud programs incorporating an array of themes and books, which never failed to delight children. She enjoys reading-aloud and interacting with babies/toddlers, preschoolers and children in early school age.
Ashok Rajagopalan writes and illustrates children’s books. His mission in life is to make people, especially little people, laugh. His funny and evocative illustrations fill the pages of many Tulika picture books, the all-time favourite being the Gajapati Kulapati series. This is his first work of fiction for Tulika. He lives with his family and books in Korattur, Chennai.
Translator : Nandini Srivastava