June, 2011

Daily10 recently interviewed Bhakti Mathur, the author of ‘Amma,Tell Me About Holi’. She grew up in India but now lives in Hong Kong with her family. ‘Amma, Tell Me About Holi’ is her first children’s book...
June, 2011

Daily7 interviewed Bhakti Mathur. She wrote the book ‘Amma, Tell Me About Holi’. She grew up in India. But now she lives in Hong Kong with her family. ‘Amma, Tell Me About Holi’ is her first book for children.
February, 2012

I finally fulfilled my long-time desire to become a writer with a children’s book series, Amma Tell Me About, the idea for whcih came as a way to introduce my sons, aged four and two, to Indian festivals and to the wonderful mythology associated with them. The goal was not only to keep the narrative...
5th March, 2012

“Holi hai, bhai, Holi hai, bura na maano, Holi hai” – the universal evocation associated with Holi says it all about the festival and what it means for me. A warning as well as a plea for forgiveness, both rolled into one, it is the license for indulging in all sorts of naughtiness and fun-filled pranks that one would...
13th August, 2012

Bhakti Mathur tells Matt Fleming her books on Indian mythology have got young readers all excited. Kids like tales. Fact. Followers of Hinduism like colourful stories on mythology. Fact. Hong Kong author Bhakti Mathur has cashed in on this obsession by creating the...
October, 2012

Magical memories from my childhood. Shopping in the bazaar with my grandmother in the lead up to Diwali – the stalls stacked with dazzling silks, the smell of sweets being fried, the order in all the chaos around us, and just the sheer buzz in the air. Then all the excitement at home on Diwali day...
11th November, 2012

This week, my younger daughter and I made diyas at our parent-child playgroup. Diyas are earthen oil lamps used for Diwali. The teacher explained Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, to the parents, while the children explored working with clay. After we give the clay a couple of days to set, the...
16th August, 2014

We discovered the Amma, tell me about .... series at Full Circle Bookstore, New Delhi. The series presents Indian mythology and festivals for young kids, so there's a Diwali book, a Holi book, a Ramayana book and so on. The piece de resistance is the illustrations, which I personally think are...
5th September, 2014

Bhakti Mathur, based in Hong Kong and mother of two started her work as an author in 2011, when she published her first book “Amma, Tell Me About Holi”. A former investment banker who has lived in Mumbai & Delhi settled in Hong Kong as a private banker and author. Her foray into writing books for...
9th September, 2014

Bhakti Mathur wanted to give her elder son a sense of his Indian heritage. Diana David wanted her daughter to learn the alphabet using Hong Kong objects she could recognise. Neither of them could find children's books to suit those... needs, so they wrote their own.
12th September, 2014

Review of ‘Amma Tell Me About’ book series featured on Indian Mothers blog mommyswall.com
5th October, 2014

How the world’s first super hero wanted to eat the sun. Hanuman, beloved God and iconic character in Indian mythology, gets a new look.
23rd January, 2015

India Launch of ‘Amma, Tell Me About Hanuman’ in Jaipur.
8th April, 2015

Parents and parents to be listen-up – this may just be the thing you need while you stay away from India and try your best to keep kids in touch with culture and tales we grew up with!
14th April, 2015

We all are passionate and curious in life. For some of us, it is trying new food, for others travelling widely and for others like Author Bhakti Mathur, it is writing books for curious children.
23rd April, 2015

Making Mythology Relevant.
30th April, 2015

Why I love Holi and Krishna!
6th May, 2015

‘Amma Tell Me About Hanuman!’ (Part 1 in the Hanuman Trilogy) wins an award.
11th May, 2015

A Banker turned writer knows mythology is hot. A mother and corporate queen decided to write her own series.
13th May, 2015

Hong Kong based children’s writer Bhakti Mathur feels that good stories nourish children as much as food.
17th May, 2015

Hong Kong based Bhakti Mathur has turned Indian mythology tales into an easy to remember style, making mythology and Indian tales fun for today’s child.
Indian Express
21st May, 2015

Decoding Indian Mythology for children.
Life and Trendz
27th May, 2015

Bhakti Mathur, author of the book 'Amma, Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed the Ocean!' joins us in an exclusive Interview.
1st June, 2015

The Banker and mother-of-two talks about her early influence, work-life balance and her fascination for mythology.
3rd June, 2015

In 'Amma, Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed the Ocean!', Bhakti Mathur depicts Hanuman as brave, witty and intelligent.
November 1st, 2015

The author of the Amma Tell Me Series talks about how she started writing and about her future projects.
November 11th, 2015

In Lanka with Hanuman.
Woman’s World
December 18th, 2015

Tales of Adventure: Bhakti Mathur talks about the final book in the Hanuman trilogy.
Southside Magazine
January 2nd, 2016

The author of the ‘Amma Tell Me’ Series talks about her love of Indian mythology.
She The People
April 26th, 2016

Simplifying mythology through ‘Amma Tell Me’.
Radio Hong Kong
May 6th, 2016

Bhakti Mathur talks about her eleventh book in the ‘Amma Tell Me’ Series - Amma Tell Me About Durga Puja!
May 14th, 2016

Meet Bhakti Mathur, private banker and children’s book author.
Radio Hong Kong
July 31st, 2016

Bhakti Mathur on the show ‘Cultural Dimsum’ talking about her passion for Indian mythology.