Sunday, October 01, 2006

Vandana Bist

She has a degree in Fine Arts from the Delhi College of Art and has specialised in illustration. In 1988, she was awarded the encouragement prize in the Children’s Picture Book Competition organised by the Noma Concours Foundation, Japan. Her works have been exhibited in Japan and Bratislava. Since 1986, her writings and drawings have been published in various children’s magazines and books. Her first book is A Ticket to Home and Other Stories, a collection for children (HarperCollins, 1994). "Surangini" is very popular among children.

Vandana has illustrated "Surangini" by Partap Sharma and "The Princess with the Longest Hair" by Komilla Raote, for Katha.


Blogger srivi said...

Another of my favourite illustrators. Her images flow like mysteries and evoke many emotions. they are joyous, simple and at the same time elegant and intricate. Surangini, in particular is a beautiful book. Both the story and the illustrations are fascinating

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