Funky Rainbow
DEEPA AGARWAL

DEEPA AGARWAL

Deepa Agarwal has always loved stories. She writes because she wants children to discover the pleasure of reading too that has brought so much joy into her life. This has led her to pen about 60 books in a variety of genres, for children aged from 3 to 14 years. Picture books, mystery stories, ghost […]

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SHRUTHI RAO

SHRUTHI RAO

Shruthi Rao likes learning new things, and looking at old things in new ways. She enjoys writing down and sharing the stories that bubble up from inside her head and the stories that already exist in the world around us. Shruthi studied to be an energy engineer, worked as a software engineer, and then switched […]

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JEYANTHI MANOKARAN

JEYANTHI MANOKARAN

Jeyanthi Manokaran spins wacky tales of fiction and down-to-earth non fiction for kids while sketching them into engaging illustrations. She has been published by Highlights Magazine USA., Scholastic India, Orient Longman Ltd., Pratham Books, The National Book Trust and Tulika Books. Her work spans print and multimedia, advertising and edutainment. To name a few – […]

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VIBHA BATRA

VIBHA BATRA

Vibha Batra is a Chennai based author, graphic novelist, advertising consultant, poet, lyricist, translator, playwright, travel writer, speaker and columnist. She has published 18 books including Pinkoo Shergill Pastry Chef (Scholastic), The Secret Life of Debbie G (Harper Collins) Merry the Elephant’s Rainy Day (Ms Moochie), Bathinda to Bangkok (Bloomsbury), The Reluctant Debutante (Vishwakarma Publications), The Dream […]

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RAMENDRA KUMAR

RAMENDRA KUMAR

Ramendra Kumar is a writer by passion, a storyteller by obsession, a mentor by aspiration, a communicator by profession and a dancer by inspiration. His family thinks he is insane. He calls himself Ramen. He has written 41 books which have been translated into 30 languages. His work has found a place in several anthologies […]

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GREYSTROKE

GREYSTROKE

Greystroke (aka Shyam Madhavan Sarada) is a self-taught artist who has been drawing ‘ever since he can remember’. He has been a writer and illustrator of children’s books and stories for over 25 years, and began his professional illustrator’s career as the cartoonist for the erstwhile literary review magazine Indian Review of Books in 1995. […]

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VIDYA MANI

VIDYA MANI

Vidya Mani is a children’s writer and editor, who wears many hats. She runs a content and design studio called Melting Pot that creates children’s books and magazines for publishers and NGOs. She is one of the founder-members of Funky Rainbow (www.funkyrainbow.com), a travelling bookshop and book consultancy that is committed to bringing books and […]

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ASHA NEHEMIAH

ASHA NEHEMIAH

Asha Nehemiah writes books with the idea of helping children fall in love with books and reading. Her books feature characters who make you smile getting into hilarious and wacky adventures. She has written for children ages 3 years to 12 years and her published work spans picture books, early literacy books, books for emerging […]

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