There’s a story Giggi’s daddy tells her every day. It’s about a little bit of this and a little bit of that and a whole lot of everything. And it all begins when Giggi wasn’t even born. Dig into this charming, chucklesome book that has oodles of daddy-daughter love. Richa Jha spins an endearing maze of believable tall tales and cuteness overload. Mithila Ananth’s uncluttered frames with impish illustrations and exceptional visual comic timing leave the reader craving more.
Author Note: Richa Jha is an author and picture book enthusiast. Her books have won several prestigious national and international awards and nominations. She is also the founder and publisher at Pickle Yolk Books, an independent publishing house for children’s picture books in English. She is an avid reader and an indefatigable traveller.
Illustrator Note: Mithila Ananth (A.K.A Doodlekaari on the internet) is an illustrator and designer based in Bangalore. She is a self-taught artist and has been illustrating for the past 3 years now (after quitting her 9 to 5 job!). Her art style is uncomplicated and playful with a touch of humour and plenty of colours. Her debut children’s picture book – “The Manic Panic” written by Richa Jha, published under Creston Books – came out in 2018 in the US.
Short Bios: Richa Jha breathes-reads-writes-publishes-dreams picture books and knows she has the funnest hobby cum profession in the world. When not illustrating books and dreaming up characters, Mithila Ananth can be found smelling books, collecting stationery and hobbies, and relaxing with the 90s cartoons. She likes happy endings. She lives in Bengaluru, India.
One Line Description: Giggi and her daddy bond over tall tales and oodles of love.