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Wish You Were Here

Anushka Ravishankar, Various Artists Wish You Were Here is an offbeat take on the peculiarities of travel and a satire on fussy and eccentric travellers across the world. The brilliant nonsense verse captures snapshots of travellers at well-known destinations, and the vibrant, zany illustrations enhance the humour of the text. Exaggeratedly stock pictures of tourist places across the world, usually found in travel brochures, form the backdrops. Vibrant pop art by Indian poster artists form the backgrounds for the action.

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Weight 220.0 g
Dimensions 215 × 215 mm
ISBN

978-81-86211-75-5

Pages

28

Printing

Offset-printed

Binding

Hardcover

Age Group

8+

Anushka Ravishankar

Anushka Ravishankar

Dubbed ‘India’s Dr. Seuss’, Anushka Ravishankar is one of India’s most celebrated children’s authors, and her witty and jubilant tales are internationally acclaimed and widely translated. Anushka has now written over twenty books and travelled widely performing from her stories. In 2012, she founded the Indian children’s publishing house Duckbill together with Sayoni Basu. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

Various Artists

Various Artists

This book has been illustrated by Trotsky Marudu, Rathna Ramanathan, T. Duraipandian and S.S. Ramani.

Rathna Ramanathan

Rathna Ramanathan

Designer Rathna Ramanathan has steered the design philosophy of Tara since the very beginning. In the process, she can be said to have pioneered innovative children’s book design in India. Her main interest is in typography as well as in changing the form of the book. She runs minus9, her own graphic design studio, and is currently the Head of Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art, London. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.