Sowmya Rajendran

Niveditha finished her undergraduation in English Literature from Stella Maris, Chennai.

A love for children's books led her to an internship with Tulika, where she happily wrote and doodled, beginning with their book, Thumb Thumb Thambi and ending finally with another, Jalebi Curls.
She also worked with Tulika on Water Stories and with illustrator, Sowmya Rajendran, on a series of picture books - Think Big Books.

She is currently working on a bilingual book which is soon to be released.

She has also worked as a creative writer with a children's magazine.

Niveditha is passionate about photography and has just completed a course in photojournalism in Light and Life Academy.

She hopes to make photo books for children, sometime.

Books by Sowmya Rajendran
We meet 12 year old Mayil – spunky, outspoken and totally endearing – through the pages of her journal. In it, she records her thoughts, her...
Themes: girl child, self esteem, value education
Age group : 9+ yrs
104 pages
Themes: Bollywood, satire, twins
Age group : 12+ yrs
202 pages
Karimuga is a rakshasa, a pleasant rakshasa. He is a beautiful rakshasa too. But that makes all other rakshasas jealous of him. Karimuga can't bear...
Themes: diversity, inclusive, ugliness
Age group : 3+ yrs
24 pages
Tsomo and the Momo is a delightfully quirky little book, with a happy, bright story that is begging to be read aloud, complete with accompanying...
Themes: food, Momos, moon
Age group : 3+ yrs
18 pages
A charming story set in the Sahyadri Hills, inspired by the eminent Warli artist, Janu Bhiva Ravate. The book tells a simple tale - A little girl...
Themes: folk art, folktales, Sahyadri hills, sun, Warli art
Age group : 3+ yrs
20 pages