& Press


South Asia Book Award

 The Jungle Radio' awarded the 'HONOR BOOK' for 2020 South Asia Book Awards for children's and Young Adult Literature (SABA), category grades K-5. Organized by the South Asia National Outreach Consortium, this award recognises outstanding work representing South Asia, and recommends them for teachers, librarians for educational use


 The Jungle Radio' awarded the 'Bronze' for 2020 Pop culture forum awards for Comic Con India. It was also nominated
and shortlisted in the 'Best Cover' category. 


Publishing-Next Industry Awards

  • Awarded the 'BOOK COVER OF THE YEAR' (Children's Books) as Runner Up for 'The Jungle Radio: Bird Songs of India' by Publishing Next Industry Awards 2019.

  • Shortlisted for cover design of 'Twice Upon A Time' in the same category



Federation of Indian Publishers, Book Production Awards

Two fully designed books won 'Excellence in Book Production' in the Children's Picture Books category

2019, First Prize, 'The Jungle Radio' (0-8 years)

2017, Second Prize, 'Amir Khusrau: The Man in Riddles'



Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize

SHORTLIST, 'The House That Spoke' (2016)

LONGLIST, 'Master on Masters' (2018)


'Excellence in Visual Communication Design'

A commendation honour awarded by Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology

(May 4, 2019) 'A Duet with the Birds': Devangana Dash on her colourfully illustrated book, 'The Jungle Radio'

The covers of Devangana Dash: a delightful blend of graphic design and deeply human illustration by Mary Ryan Karnes

(May 16, 2019) 'Children are the Best Audience to Engage With' with Amrita Paul 

Indian Express


'The Child Within' (24.01.2020) 

Devangana Dash, Deepa Agarwal, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, and Parvati Sharma in conversation with Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan.

Writing for young readers requires a leap of perception and emotional intelligence. Authors across genres who invest in communicating
with the unfettered landscape of the young mind tell us of how they reach out to the child within in their creative process.

(June 9, 2019) Summer tales: Books that children can read during long holidays 

Shortlist for the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize Award 2018

(Apr 19, 2020) 'Get Kids Reading in the Lockdown' by Antara Ragahavan

(June 11, 2019) 'This Children’s Picture Book Is A Colourful Homage To The Bird Songs of India'

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