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Illustrated and bilingual resources suitable for urban and rural schools alike: A range of beautiful books published by Tulika & Tara

The first chaang, the first elephant, once had big eyes,Which the animals thought looked beautiful and wise.Then, along came a bird, a wagtail, and… Told in verse, this folktale from the Tai Phake people of India’s northeast is gentle and funny. … Continue reading

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Bibliographic information on books illustrated by tribal artists: Books for the reading pleasure of children in different languages

For up-to-date information on titles in print, visit the websites of adivaani.org, bhashaebooks.org, prathambooks.org, tarabooks.com & tulikabooks.com (India’s leading publishers on indigenous issues, Adivasi women as artists and illustrators, multilingual text- and children’s books, linguistics and other research works) First words: Pratham Books launches a publishing project … Continue reading

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“We plant the trees for our children in the memory of our elders who planted for us”: Trees are indispensable for India’s tribal communities

To enlarge, view other paintings and read the full article, click here >> My image shows the museum as a tree. It’s a strange tree. Things are a bit upside down and it’s a little frightening. Right on top, I’ve given it … Continue reading

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Books illustrated by Gond artists “known for their knowledge and celebration of trees”: Inviting young children to read, count and live together

One, Two, Tree! by Anuskha Ravishankar (text); Durga Bai (art); Sirish Rao This visually stunning read-aloud book invites young children to count the improbable number of animals that clamber up an ever-expanding tree. It has been illustrated with art from … Continue reading

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Showcasing the journey of artworks by women: A photo exhibition by Tara Books explores moments of happiness and self-fulfilment – Tamil Nadu

Feminine strokes A photo exhibition by Tara Books showcases the journey of artworks by women, from households to galleries, ‘bazaars’ and books by Tanushree Ghosh, Livemint.com, Fri, Mar 07 2014 | Read the full story and view more photos here: http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/v2cy5TFVSt1FopwQaUNKiP/Feminine-strokes.html?utm_source=copy … Continue reading

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