Chennai publishing home Tulika Books has launched their first podcast, a Spotify unique, in three languages
Fables. Folktales. Fairytales. Stories are a magical a part of our childhood, and a nostalgic a part of our maturity. Making it simpler for youths to entry tales that spur their creativeness, Spotify, in partnership with Tulika Publishers has launched ‘Talking Tales From Tulika’, produced by Asiaville.
The sequence options 90 tales and 120 songs, in addition to the work of as much as 12 storytellers/narrators and round 7 musicians.
The podcast has storytelling at its coronary heart, and spans throughout a wide range of themes, together with friendship, acceptance, and extra. Each episode of the podcast will function a wide range of tales with fashionable, vibrant characters from the world of Tulika Publishers.
Excited with the brand new undertaking reaching extra ears, Radhika Menon, Publisher at Tulika Books says, “Picture books are close to oral story-telling to which kids are naturally drawn. A podcast meant exploring a new medium and adapting our stories to that, adding interactive dimensions of music, lyrics and sound effects. A lot of the narration has been done by story-tellers and authors. Having worked on the books as editors, it was great to hear the finished products in each language which each have their own special appeal.”
The largest problem, she says, was engaged on this undertaking remotely with crew members in several cities — Mumbai, Kanpur, Chennai, and extra — particularly coordinating audio recordings to ensure pronunciations, scripts, and translations had been perfected and introduced out one of the best within the tales.
It was not as troublesome as they thought to slender down the mentioned themes, with Radhika saying it felt pure and fell in place, although she says it was an enormous process. “It will be interesting to see people who don’t know our books to come to our written published works from the podcast, opening us up to a new audience.”
Radhika laughs, recalling among the particular suggestions they’ve acquired from their loyal readers-turned-listeners. “This podcast can, interestingly, be used in the e-classroom as a very valuable learning resource, too, for its interactive nature.”
Quite a bit to take pleasure in
Subjects lined within the podcast embrace ‘The Gajapati Kulapati Series’ for these aged two and up. After all, certainly one of Tulika’s hottest characters is the very relatable Gajapati Kulapati, an elephant who has very relatable issues, whether or not it’s catching a chilly or tummy troubles. Written by Ashok Rajagopalan, every story within the 4 half sequence is informed in easy phrases with repeatable sounds and rhythms.
Cover artwork of ‘Talking Tales From Tulika’ podcast in Spotify
Then there’s ‘Food Fun’ for youths aged 5 and up. This contains tales that assist persuade even essentially the most fussy five-year-old that meals is enjoyable. In these instances of bodily distancing, ‘Helping Friends!’ comes at an apt time. A trio of tales that highlights the significance of sticking up for mates and creating social and emotional abilities collectively, geared for listeners aged 4 and up.
‘Talking Tales From Tulika’ is accessible in three languages — English, Hindi, and Tamil — and new episodes launch each Friday