Author Anu Anand talks about her book Meri Bindi

Author Anu Anand talks about her book Meri Bindi

Meri Bindi, by Anu Anand and Lavanya Karthik (Hachette India) is a new Hindi – English bilingual release with a difference – apart from the usual two lines in the respective languages, we have an additional third line to help with the Hindi pronunciation. Aimed at 0+, Anu Anand’s lucid text is short, crisp and playful, and the premise is charming. Lavanya Karthik’s exuberant paper cut art work is gorgeous. An overall winsome combination! Which is why I’m thrilled to present these interviews with the Read More

Lavanya Karthik on illustrating Meri Bindi

Lavanya Karthik on illustrating Meri Bindi

When Meri Bindi landed on my desk, I was immediately taken in by illustrator Lavanya Karthik’s distinctive art work. Which I when I decided to get it all straight from the horse’s mouth. (You can read the interview with the book’s author, Anu Anand, here.) Lavanya Karthik lives in Mumbai, where she writes, draws, daydreams and eats way too much chocolate. For more awesomeness, visit her website and her Facebook page. RJ – I love the paper cut artwork. Is there a special name for this technique? How Read More