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Children are everywhere – on footpaths, in bastis, in makeshift schools and housing societies, but, where are the storytellers? Ajay Dasgupta likes to take his bag of stories out and about to all children no matter where.
When Bijal Vachharajani is not reading Harry Potter, she can be found traipsing around the jungles of India. In her spare time, she works as a consultant editor and writes about education for sustainable development.
Champa Saha is a teacher, special educator and counsellor who has been reading, listening to and telling stories ever since she can remember.
John Dougherty is an Irish poet, singer and songwriter who writes very silly books. They’ve been critically acclaimed nationally and internationally, but more importantly, they make children giggle.
Kala Ramesh is a word magician who was bitten by the haiku-bug in 2005. She can easily help you juggle some words and create Haiku – the world’s shortest poem. Or show you the trick of writing a wordless poem.
Priya Kuriyan is an illustrator and animation film designer whose forte is the visual art of storytelling. When she’s not Illustrating she is usually travelling to places (sometimes imaginary) far and near.
Shalini Tayal, storyteller and trainer, is a storyworm who takes her listeners on storywalks through exotic fairylands, deep oceans and dark forests while stopping to sip tea with field mice and share samosas with monsters.
Siddhant Shah, a heritage architect and access management consultant, works with museums and art galleries to bridge the gap between cultural heritage and disability, through educational and multi-sensory experiential activities, for children with special needs.