Anitha Balachandran is an animator, illustrator and more recently author of children’s books. Anitha studied at the National Institute of Design (NID) and the Royal College of Art in London. She has just created a new character called Zippy the Zebra for a picture book series to be published by Harper Collins India. Anitha’s session at the Bangalore Literary Festival will include a reading of the very first book of the series- Meet Zippy. There will also be activities for children organised after the reading. A fun interactive event for young readers who will get a chance to find out all about Zippy and his friends!