Shankar: Alaka Shankar

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Author : Alaka Shankar

No. of Pages : 128

Book Category : Biography,Famous People,Non Fiction,Grown Up,Elder,Pictures,Young Readers

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Who has not heard of Shankar? To the common man, Shankar is the synonym of laughter, made possible through his cartoons and the journal, 'Shankar's Weekly'. To thousands and thousands of children the world over, Shankar's name is familiar through the international competition for writing and painting organized for them for the last 46 years. To the world of books, his name is familiar as one who pioneered children's literature in India. Here is an intimate account of the man and his mission by the author, who, in the course of her 'sittings' with him, spread over a year and more, has been able to capture Shankar in all his moods.