| Book Awards 2022 | CHILDRENS BOOK TRANSLATION
Stories from the Indian epics – Ramayana and Mahabharata – are as entertaining as they are enlightening. Though written thousands of years ago, they are relevant even today and hold a special charm for readers of all ages.
Whether it be mischievous Krishna or valiant Rama, Kathayen holds together an enthralling retelling of thirty-one well-known episodes from these epics.
Richly illustrated in a modern Madhubani art form, these stories re-interpret the age-old wisdom and share important life lessons, making it relevant for young parents and children.
Nishtha Pathak is an engineer by education, and an artist by passion. A national level award winner, her art has been exhibited and found home in private collections in many countries. Her post-graduation research is on reviving the aura of the tribal art forms through the stories we are living now.
Rohit Pathak is her life partner. A computer engineer turned marketer, he is an avid reader and a sparse writer, a proud husband and proud-er father.