No Ticket, Will Travel
I can't buy a ticket, but I really need to get on this train… Chandrasekhar waits for a job and dreams of being back home with a classmate he's in love with. Aruna has lost a slipper, and it was her only pair. Balu wishes he could trade his jackhammer for a poetry book. Sadia and her son are sleeping beside their handmade dolls, wondering what the future holds. Anjanamma makes up a story to soothe the relentless sting of mosquitoes. Nagaraju sightlessly navigates the chaos of a train station and puts out a plea to the universe. Subuhi Jiwani traces six uncertain journeys from Andhra Pradesh to Kochi, of migrants in search of work, survival and belonging.
10 - 15 Years Old
A series of glimpses into the lives of migrant workers
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Made in India
Karadi Tales is an independent children’s publishing house based in Chennai, India focusing primarily on picture books and audiobooks. It was started in 1996 with an intent to create a space for Indian culture in the world of children’s publishing, by a group of writers, educators and musicians.