Painting Words: The World of Picture Books

Painting Words: The World of Picture Books

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It is a matter of great pride for me to be associated with ’Children’s Picture Books in India: Rethinking History, Storytelling and Pedagogy’. It is a year long project being conducted on children’s picture books to understand their understanding and dissemination throughout northern India. The project is under the instruction and guidance of Dr Shweta Sachdeva Jha from the English department and Dr. Mukul Priyadarshini and Ms Archana Kushwaha from the department of Elementary Education, Miranda House, University of Delhi.

It has been an incredibly lovely experience interacting with them. Here’s a warm and crisp film prepared by the team.

 

Honoured to be listed alongside this most talented bunch of children’s authors!

Honoured to be listed alongside this most talented bunch of children’s authors!

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www.betterindia.com lists me as part of this 8 ‘talented children’s authors who will make your kids fall in love with books’! Yay! Sanchari Pal, thank you!

Here’s the complete write-up.

8 Talented Children’s Authors Who Will Make Your Kids Fall in Love with Books

 

Love Like That is on the PUBLISHING NEXT INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016 shortlist!

Love Like That is on the PUBLISHING NEXT INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016 shortlist!

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‘Love Like That’ is on the Publishing Next Industry Awards 2016 shortlist for the best printed children’s book of the year. Happy and honoured to be hanging out with the very best out there. The winners will be announced at the Kochi conference on September 16.

This book is illustrated by Gautam Benegal and designed by Abhishek Jha.

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Here’s a link to all the shortlisted books in all the categories: Shortlist for Publishing Next Industry Awards 2016

I am on Instagram!

I am on Instagram!

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I finally finally finally set up my instagram account (@richajharj) this evening. Gobsmacked at the 1000+ follow suggestions that the app threw up from my list of contacts! Didn’t know so many people are already active there. I’m one obsolete dodo. I concede. 😀

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Raymond Crossword Book Award 2014

Raymond Crossword Book Award 2014

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Have returned home with priceless memories of a wonderful experience at The Raymond Crossword Book Award 2014. The Susu Pals did not win, but I savoured every moment, enjoyed Crossword’s gracious hospitality, strengthened old bonds, forged new friendships, and had an extraordinarily good time. I would have loved to have someone, anyone, walk up to me and say, ‘I LOVE your book!’ but what I did hear instead were a few ‘I LOVE your saree!’s.’ Well, the small little things that bring us joy when the almost-attainable has given you a miss! 🙂  Alicia, we missed you. Samina, Payal, Shilpa, applause and respect. And a beautifully worded citation it was for Shals Mahajan, the winner in the children’s category.

— at NCPA Nariman Point.

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The happy visual jamboree at Crossword, Kemps Corner.
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The hurriedly clicked and bbmed pic to my family before I rushed out to attend the event. I wish I hadn’t been this stupid to not have any other pic of the entire evening!
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The yummy wall at the NCPA.
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Happy for a picture book to have made it this far.
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Susu before science! Methinks happy days are here for our book-loving kids! 🙂
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The day the shortlist was announced!

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