- Pub Date : April 2022
- Author : Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan
- Publisher : HarperCollins India
- Category : Fiction
- Binding Type : Paperback
- NO. OF PAGES : 40
- Mrp : 499
ABOUT THE BOOK
Parvati the elephant has an important role to play in the temple, and she’s very
excited about doing it. But sometimes unexpected things can get in the way of a
Will Parvati be able to complete the job that she has set out to do?
Parvati the Elephant’s Very Important Day shares a universal story about duty,
responsibility, and success. Structured as a rhyming picture book, Parvati
showcases Kerala temple traditions by narrating a day in the life of a temple
Elephants, despite their magnificent girth and size, are gentle, and highly intelligent
animals who balance the ecosystem. These pachyderms have been preyed on for
years and are in danger of extinction.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan is a children’s author, poet, editor, and voice-over talent. She is also a former non-profit development professional who spent two decades as an advocate and fundraiser for persons with disabilities. Shobha has recorded voice-work for documentaries, educational programs, journalistic initiatives, and audio books. She has published children’s books in India and the United States, including A Pie Surprise and Other Stories (DC/Mango Books), the award-winning Indi-Alphabet (Mango and Marigold), How Many Lines in a Limerick? (Clear Fork Publishing/Spork) and Prince With a Paintbrush:The Story of Raja Ravi Varma (Red Panda/Westland). Shobha’s work has been anthologized by Tulika Books, Solstice, and Skipping Stones. Essays and reviews have been published in India Currents, Bizworld and Scroll.in.
Tanaya Vyas is an illustrator, animation designer, researcher and educator. She studied visual communication design at the National Institute of Design, India and the University for the Creative Arts, UK. She has worked with notable publishing houses, and collaborated with organisations such as the World Wildlife Fund to create animated films. She has also illustrated tactile graphics and children’s books for inclusive education; and her work has been exhibited in New York, Singapore and France.