28 January 2019

BOW-WOWS AND BOOKS

Rarely do you get a chance to recommend a book and get a bow-wow in return! At the South City Pet Carnival yesterday, that’s what Team Funky Rainbow heard a lot of, especially since our curated collection of books on animals, nature and the environment met with much approval. Doggies big and small walked the […]

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28 January 2019

INDIA @ 70

There’s no better way to celebrate Republic Day than with children, stories and books. Certainly nothing in the world makes us feel more liberated :-) Stories with Greystroke, colourful books from Funky Rainbow, children and parents browsing and buying books under the glorious Bangalore sun – what’s more to say but Indi-yay!  

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1 November 2016

FR BESTSELLERS ~ OCTOBER 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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14 July 2016

BIRTHDAY PARTY 3: GET FUNKY AT NUMBER NAGAR

GET FUNKY AT NUMBER NAGAR! A fun-filled morning of stories, quizzes, cartoons and more… FOLKTALE FUN Age Group: 4-7 years Session Duration: 30 minutes Join Greystroke for a super storytelling session of folktales from faraway lands. Find out if dirt can turn into gold with Theingi and Thuza in Myanmar; stop and listen to the […]

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16 October 2015

GREY MATTERS: THE DRAWING IS ON THE WALL

I have always wondered how I ended up being an “artist”, among other things. After years of ‘research’, with nearly 20 of them spent as a professional illustrator, I think I might have an answer. It takes me back all the way to my toddler days… Footloose and fancy free, with a simple daily routine that comprised […]

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11 October 2015

MAHATMA ON MY MIND

This was Bookalore’s theme for the event at the Butterfly Talent Academy. The programme got off to a smooth start as things usually do for us at this venue. We were partnering with BTA for the third time, and their team was as efficient, organised and welcoming as they have always been. That said, we […]

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2 October 2015

GREY MATTERS ~ #1

his older brother said to him many years ago. It is a learning that Greystroke – who says he has been drawing ever since he can remember – holds dear even today. His art lesson to every child who says she or he cannot draw: Greystroke is a writer, illustrator, cartoonist and art director. He […]

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1 October 2015

STORYTELLER SHREYA BISWAS IN THE HOUSE

Usually, it is just the three of us at the office, working away in our respective rooms. We do meet, of course, for that important event of the working day – lunch! A meal which is more often than not spiced with animated discussions and heated debates! Or seasoned with some simple bullying of Bookalore’s […]

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24 September 2015

STORY OF THE DAY ~ #1

Once upon a time there were two little magazines with giant hearts – Hoot & Toot. They were story collectors and their giant hearts took in all the little lost stories that went floating around the world. And one day they came across a little story that had been around the world at least three […]

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