Books

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Illustrations: Priya Kuriyan

Illustrations: Priya Kuriyan

What's Neema Eating Today?

Meet Neema who LOVES to eat. Slippery lychees, squishy jamuns, sour tamarinds, shiny spinach – she loves it all! Priya Kuriyan's illustrations of Neema are fantabulous. 

Join Neema as she chews and chomps her way through the year. A Level 1 story about the joy of eating seasonally, the book is part of a set of STEM series on the environment. What's Neema Eating Today? is published by Pratham Books StoryWeaver platform and you can read it for free here. Neema is now available in 17 versions in 13 languages.

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So You Want to Know About the Environment

Ever wondered what it is like to live on a planet that’s a few degrees warmer, or how wasting food is the similar to flushing water down the drain, or what exactly does the word planned obsolescence mean. So You Want to Know About the Environment answers some of the questions about the world we live in, and how we impact it in different ways. Published by Red Turtle, an imprint of Rupa Books, edited by Sudeshna Shome Ghosh, with illustrations by Sayan Mukherjee. Cover by Mohit Suneja. Buy the book at Amazon.in.

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Without seeds there would be no food to eat or clothes to wear. Inspired by a real-life event, this is the story of a village that comes together to open a seed bank. You can read about the original seed bank here. Published by Pratham Books, The Seed Savers is illustrated by Jayesh Sivan, edited by Shinibali Mitra Saigal and art directed by Ruchi Shah and Canato Jimo. You can read the book for free on StoryWeaver.


I have also contributed to anthologies and co-written a book for WWF.

Read more here.


Festivals

Lekhana, 2015

Bookaroo Mumbai, 2017

Kala Ghoda, 2017

Bangalore Lit Fest, 2017

Tata Lit Live, 2017

DPS Kolkata lit fest, 2017

Times Lit Fest, 2017

Literageous Mumbai, 2017

Jaipur Bookmark, 2018

Junior Kolkata Literary Meet, 2018

Bookaroo Srinagar and Jaipur, 2018

Peek-a-book Mumbai 2018

IIHS City Scripts 2019

More details on school and bookstore visits, here.