L1 Visitors Briefing Room
Jungle Chat: Animals and Birds in Indian Children’s Literature

Usha Venkatraman (Storyteller) Dr Divik Ramesh (Translator, Author, Poet)

Once upon a time, our stories were populated with animals and birds and nature. They not only instilled love and respect in readers but also were subtle lessons on the importance of nature in our lives. This discussion looks at the role and influence of animals play in contemporary children’s literature.

Part of: Writers & Illustrators Conference