We Need More Children's Books in Tamil... Vanitha speaks with SBS Tamil Radio's presenter, Kulasegaram Sanchayan, about why she formed Vaaranam Children's Books and the current state of kids books in Tamil.
Vaaranam is connecting children through language. Vanitha speaks with Prema Menon about multilingualism and the challenges for migrant parents in passing on their language and culture in an English speaking society.
Off I went in 2012, when my baby boy was born, to fill up my bookshelf with amazing, colourful and engaging children’s books. Of course, I soon found out that not all books were made equal. There were limitless options for English books – board books, touch and feel books, lift-the-flap books. However, when it came to Tamil books, the choices were rather dire.
Teaching Kids to Tell the Time in Tamil. Vanitha speaks with SBS Tamil Radio's presenter, Selvi, about her 2 latest books - Mani Enna (an interactive book teaching time) and Nirangal (a touch and feel book).