Aditi and the One-Eyed Monkey – Book

Series nameChildren's Books

Suniti Namjoshi’s first children’s book, ‘Aditi and the One-Eyed Monkey’ was published in Chennai, India, by Tulika Press in 2000. The idea for a children’s book arose when Namjoshi decided to write a story set in India for her niece, Aditi. It was first published by Sheba Feminist Press in 1986. This item consists of eight digitised images depicting the first few pages of chapter one.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorNamjoshi, Suniti
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/CB/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Series notesTo date, Suniti Namjoshi has published three books for children. Aditi and the One-Eyed Monkey (Chennai, India, Tulika Press,2000), Aditi and the Thames Dragon, (Chennai, India, Tulika Press,2002) and Aditi and the Marine Sage (Chennai, India, Tulika Press, 2004). Her forthcoming Aditi and the Techno Sage is set on a lake in Canada. This grouping contains images of the first two publications.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.