Mother, a poem by Kancha Illiah, 

Illustrations by Shefalee Jain and Lokesh Khodke.

The book is published as part of a series, Different Tales: Stories from Marginal Cultures and Regional Languages ( Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies, Hyderabad, India) by DC books and Mango, Kottayam ,Kerela, India 2008.

Aditi Series by Suniti Namjoshi, illustrated by Shefalee Jain. Published in English by Tulika Books and in Hindi by Eklavya.


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Ten by Shefalee Jain.

Different kinds of children are staring at something. What is it? A beginner's counting book with illustrations.

16 pages; 7” x 9.5”; black and white; soft cover

Published by Tulika in 2005.


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Afternoon by Shefalee Jain

A 6-page accordion book by Shefalee Jain published in print  as well as online by BlueJackal. This little book is a wordless exploration through visuals, of a child in a garden in mid-afternoon; afternoon being that stark enigmatic time of the day which is without shadows and yet is punctuated by ‘tonalities’.

To browse it online visit here.

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Ek Philistini Shayad Kahe is a web picture book based on a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye titled A Palestinian Might Say. The poem is translated into Hindi by poet Anuradha Annanya and illustrated by Shefalee Jain. It was published by BlueJackal in May 2020. To see the web picture book click here.

It was first published in print in Drawing Resistance Feb. 2020. Drawing Resistance is a collaborative crowdfunded booklet put together by artists and writers Shefalee Jain, Shivangi Singh, Lokesh Khodke and Vidyun Sabhaney. The booklet was brought out in response to and in support of the nationwide protests in India against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR). It was distributed free of cost at protest sites and also circulated as a PDF.