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Vinayak Varma

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Vinayak Varma is the author of "Ammachi's Incredible Investigation"; the author-illustrator of "The Sunshower Song", "Angry Akku", "Jadav and the Tree-Place" (Pratham Books), and "Up Down" (Tulika Books); and the editor of the science fiction anthology "Strange Worlds! Strange Times!" (Speaking Tiger). He was the founding editor and art director of Brainwave, a science magazine for young readers. His illustrations have appeared in several YA and children's books, including "The Tenth Rasa: An Anthology of Indian Nonsense" (Penguin), "The Magic Store of Nu-Cham-Vu" (Puffin), "Phiss Phuss Boom", "The Vampire Boy" (Duckbill), and "Goodnight and God Bless" (Penguin). Vinayak is a recipient of The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award (for "Angry Ak ...more

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Strange Worlds! Strange Times!

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Angry Akku

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The Sunshower Song

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Bloodsucker









Dear dengue mosquito
Trapped in my car,
You think you’re so saucy,
Such a fucking Sheba,
With all your groaning,
Your sighs and whispers,
Your legs and wings
Brushing the backs of my knees.





Yes, keep nibbling at my ankles
And tickling my neck, go on,
When I’ve said NO, like, thrice already.
All this flailing and screaming
Doesn’t imply pleasure, you know.
That’s right, you bastard.
My blood type does not
Determi

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