Release of the book “Bird Business” authored by Rohan Chakravarty — Hornbill House, Mumbai, June 7, 2019
June 7, 2019
6PM to 8PM
Hornbill House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, Mumbai 400 001
The President and members of the Governing Council of the BNHS have organizsed the release of the book “Bird Business” authored by Rohan Chakravarty. Mr. Bittu Sahgal, Vice President, BNHS will be releasing the book.
To RSVP and for details of the book release programme, please check the poster and invitation.
Migrants, residents, endemics, endangered – all find a place in Bird Business. The fun-filled visuals and effortless narration highlight the specialities of each bird species, endearing it even to a reader unfamiliar with the world of birds.
For the birdwatchers, the book aims to spice up their romance with the feathered creatures, and for the uninitiated, it promises to entice them into the riveting world of birds. What’s more, the book strikes a chord with readers of all ages and all walks of life.
About the Author
A cartoonist, illustrator and animation designer, Rohan Chakravarty hails from Nagpur. A memorable encounter with a beautiful tigress bathing in a Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary waterhole led him to give up a career in dentistry and take up drawing for wildlife and conservation. He is the creator of Green Humour, a series of comic strips about nature.
He has also illustrated varied aspects of wildlife for organisations across the globe. He has won many accolades like the WWF International President’s Award, the Royal Bank of Scotland’s ‘Earth Heroes’ Award among others. Rohan has travelled across countries to illustrate projects and simplify wildlife for the layman and make it more interesting for children through his illustrated children’s books.