A V Ilango is a Mathematics graduate and a self-taught artist who opted for a career in art. His early work used a colourful palette, recalling verdant and vibrant scenes, inspired by a childhood spent in south India's hinterland. He now lives in Chennai. Over the years, the urban milieu and the city's folks have found their way onto his canvas and in the last ten years, his compositions have turned minimalist with black and white dominating. Ilango has held several exhibitions in
Ajanta Guhathakurta Ajanta Guhathakurta has studied fine art at the College of Art, Delhi and has illustrated and designed several books for children and adults. She lives in Delhi where also does teaches painting to children. This is her first book with Tulika.
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.
Amrita Kanther has a Master’s in Design (Visual Communication) from the Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. She is interested in designing for children, bi-cultural design, publication design and visual interaction design for digital media. She has illustrated The Lion and the Fox and Magnolias for Tulika.
Amrithalingam illustrates storyboards for Tamil films. He also teaches art to tribal people. He was thrilled to draw pictures for Gaana Ulaganathan’s Vaalameenukkum Vilaangameenukkum Kalyanam, a Tamil picture book about the marriage of two fishes.
Angeline Pradhan is a graphic designer. Upesh Pradhan is an animator. Together, they have illustrated Baawre Beej, a picture book in verse.