I Like Cats
By Anushka Ravishankar and Various Artists
Sunny cats, sad cats, grinning cats, bad cats, cats with scowls and cats with jowls… Anushka Ravishankar’s cheeky verse holds together this gallery of irresistible feline characters from some of the best-known tribal and folk artists of India. Sure to delight cat lovers, art lovers and artsy cat lovers!
Tara Books, hardcover (silkscreen-printed on paper), 7 x 7 inches, 48 pages.
Tara Books is an award-winning, internationally-recognized independent publishing house made up of a collective of writers, designers and book artisans who favor a non-hierarchical mode of functioning, informed by feminism and other movements for social justice.
Founded in 1994 by Gita Wolf and based in Chennai, India, Tara Books runs its own print shop, employing over 25 bookmaking artisans on a fair-trade basis. Known for their handmade books, they use handmade paper and non-toxic inks to create numbered artists’ books, as well as art prints and unique stationery (we also carry their wonderful Flukebooks!)
They collaborate with a range of writers, artists and designers from lndia and elsewhere, and an integral part of their publishing is a pioneering engagement with the rich diversity of Indian folk and tribal art.