Alankrita Jain was a student of 3D animation at the Image College of Arts, Animation and Technology, Bengaluru, when she wrote and illustrated Miaow! She is passionate about storytelling through art. For her, drawing is not a hobby but a way of self-expression to reach out to little ones.
Alice McLerran holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from U C Berkeley, an M.P.H. and M.S. from the Harvard School of Public Health. She had been a maid, a clerk, an archaeologist, and an evaluator of mental health programs before beginning to publish commercially! Her books for children include The Mountain That Loved a Bird, Roxaboxen, and The Ghost Dance. Tulika has published an edition of the first. It is available in other editions in the Middle East, China and Africa. She spends
Amra Alam likes to write about animals and nature. Jhakkad, published by Tulika, is her very first children's book in India. Amra was born in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in India and grew up in Karachi, Pakistan, where she lives. She has published over sixty children's books in Urdu and written scripts for TV serials. She is currently Editor-in-chief of Suntra, a children's magazine.
Anisha Thampy is a Post-Graduate in Graphic Design from NID, Ahmedabad. She designed the picture book Pond for Tulika as her Diploma Project. Anisha loves fairy tales and it shows in her style of illustrations – brilliant, dreamy, innocent and very childlike. Currently based in New Delhi, she works as a graphic designer and hopes to be able to design, illustrate and even write some children’ books.
Anjali Raghbeer specialised in business with an MBA from the London Business of School, UK. But she had always yearned to write, so she did a certificate course in film writing from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA, and now writes film scripts and children’s books. She is the author of four books in Tulika’s Looking at Art series. With a great love for art, she and her husband have steadily built up a select collection in their New Delhi home.
Annie Besant became an author at the age of six — she dictated and her mother wrote! With a Masters in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California, USA, she now lives in Chennai and continues to write. Mala’s Silver Anklets is her first book with Tulika.