Chennai publishing home Tulika Books has launched their first podcast, a Spotify unique, in three languages
Fables. Folktales. Fairytales. Tales are a magical a part of our childhood, and a nostalgic a part of our maturity. Making it simpler for teenagers to entry tales that spur their creativeness, Spotify, in partnership with Tulika Publishers has launched ‘Speaking 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. Every 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 challenge reaching extra ears, Radhika Menon, Writer at Tulika Books says, “Image books are near oral story-telling to which youngsters are naturally drawn. A podcast meant exploring a brand new medium and adapting our tales to that, including interactive dimensions of music, lyrics and sound results. Lots of the narration has been completed by story-tellers and authors. Having labored on the books as editors, it was nice to listen to the completed merchandise in every language which every have their very own particular attraction.”
The most important problem, she says, was engaged on this challenge remotely with staff members in numerous 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 tough 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 activity. “It will likely be fascinating to see individuals who don’t know our books to come back to our written printed works from the podcast, opening us as much as a brand new viewers.”
Radhika laughs, recalling a few of the particular suggestions they’ve obtained from their loyal readers-turned-listeners. “This podcast can, apparently, be used within the e-classroom as a really priceless studying useful resource, too, for its interactive nature.”
So much to take pleasure in
Topics lined within the podcast embrace ‘The Gajapati Kulapati Collection’ for these aged two and up. In any case, one in all 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 advised in easy phrases with repeatable sounds and rhythms.
Cowl artwork of ‘Speaking Tales From Tulika’ podcast in Spotify
Then there may be ‘Meals Enjoyable’ for teenagers aged 5 and up. This contains tales that assist persuade even probably the most fussy five-year-old that meals is enjoyable. In these instances of bodily distancing, ‘Serving to Associates!’ comes at an apt time. A trio of tales that highlights the significance of sticking up for associates and growing social and emotional expertise collectively, geared for listeners aged four and up.
‘Speaking Tales From Tulika’ is out there in three languages — English, Hindi, and Tamil — and new episodes launch each Friday