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Improving Bhil children’s reading skills and comprehension: Report on the use of colourful storybooks in a range of Indian languages besides English – Madhya Pradesh

Tulika’s  storybooks were very well received by the students at Kakrana’s Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala (village school). They enjoyed reading them and even understood the stories. They made a considerable impact on both teachers and students and opened the window … Continue reading

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Lending a voice to the nation’s indigenous population: Adivaani, a trust that publishes books written by Adivasis – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Garima Mishra, Indian Express New Delhi, Sat Apr 27 2013 | Read the full article >> “Why don’t we have an Adivasi voice?”, “Why don’t we have a ‘for and by’ Adivasi publishing house?”, “Where is the authentic Adivasi narrative?” These questions … Continue reading

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Children’s book by Zai Whitaker: “Andamans Boy” – Andaman

Andamans Boy (English) Author : Zai Whitaker Illustrator : Ashok Rajagopalan Running away from unkind relatives, Arif journeys alone all the way from Mumbai to the Andamans… where he encounters the misunderstood Jarawa tribals, threatened with ‘development’. A story rich with … Continue reading

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Sahitya Akademi award for “Imaginary Bloom”: Informative and entertaining Santhali children’s stories – Jharkhand

Times of India, Jun 24, 2017 JAMSHEDPUR: A tribal writer from the Steel City has won this year’s Sahitya Akademi award for writing a collection of short stories for children with morals. School teacher Joba Murmu’s collection of 21 short … 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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