Endorsed by the likes of Puneet Raj Kumar, Yaksha is the first ever children’s book on Yakshagana, featuring an Indian superhero!
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The book tells the story of eight-year-old Yaksha who feels he isn’t special until one day he learns of a 200 year old secret about his family. A beautiful narrative weaves in cultural history with modern day storytelling.
A collaboration between Bookosmia and Yakshadegula.
Author- Archana Mohan, acclaimed writer and winner of 2009 Commonwealth ‘Highly Commended Story Award’
Illustrator- Adithyaa Sadashiv, widely celebrated artist and founder of Vinyaas Studios.
Yaksha was launched at the iconic Ranga Shankara, Bangalore as part of the International Theatre Festival for Children.
The first print run of 1000 books was sold out in the first week. Since then the Yaksha name has carried itself far and wide- from Bangalore to Arunachal Pradesh to New York. It has since been adapted into a theatrical script by members of the Indian Ensemble.
Widely covered- The Hindu | Indian Express | The Hindu (again) | Indian Express (again) & Yaksha play The Hindu | First India
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