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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
FESTIVAL: BOOK TRAILS

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SHOBHA THAROOR SRINIVASAN

29TH APRIL, 5:00PM

Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan is the author of numerous award-winning children’s books, including Indi-Alphabet, How Many Lines in a Limerick?, Prince with a Paintbrush: The Story of Raja Ravi Varma, It’s Time to Rhyme and the upcoming Parvati the Elephant’s Very Important Day. Shobha is also a translator, poet, editor, voice-over talent and former non-profit development professional who spent over two decades as an advocate for persons with disabilities.

RJ SARTHAK

29TH APRIL, 6:00PM

Sarthak Kaushik a.k.a RJ Sarthak is a professional RJ/emcee based out of the capital of India, New Delhi. Born and raised in Delhi, RJ Sarthak has worked as an interpreter with embassies like Rock Street Journal. He was a part of the launch team for Headlines Today, and then joined Times Now where he covered over 10 fashion weeks. As a child, Sarthak always wanted to be an RJ. He used to imitate British accents, and when he joined Hit 95 FM, it has been non-stop ever since. He started the show called Dilli Da Download.

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RICHA JHA

29TH APRIL, 7:15PM

Picture book enthusiast, author and publisher Richa Jha believes she has the best hobby-cum-profession in this world. She loves travelling and ‘planning’ her impromptu trips.She owns Pickle Yolk Books, a new independent publishing house based in New Delhi. Richa and Pickle Yolk are driven by an unbridled passion to create picture books in English that make the readers smile, laugh, ponder, reflect and arrive at their own Eureka! moment. With universal themes and contemporary urban settings, their books weave childhood’s eclectic patchwork of joys, challenges and personal triumphs. Humour, subtle or overt, remains an underlying given.