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Kunal Kundu

Kunal Kundu - Designer

Professional illustrator/ designer with an experience of 10+ years, specialising in children's books and cover art.

Overview

I am an illustrator with an experience of 10+ years. My specialisation is in children's books and cover art/ design.

I have a variety of art styles in my portfolio and I have been fortunate to have worked with reputed national and international clients like Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, Harper Collins, Arcturus Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic Publishers, Jilin Publication to name a few.

I am presently represented by Illusalon, China as an illustrator. I have been represented by Advocate Art, UK earlier.

Many of my books have been on the best sellers list, with 4 books' rights been sold to Bollywood in the fantasy blockbuster genre.

I have been awarded the Gold Award in the Global Illustration Award 2016 in the scientific illustration category. The award ceremony was held at Frankfurt Bookfair 2016. Also 2 of my illustrations were longlisted in the recently concluded Global Illustration Award 2017.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Classics Dystopian Fantasy Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Life Sciences

Awards

  • Gold Award winner in the Global Illustration Award 2016 in the scientific illustration category.

Work experience

Illustrator/ Designer

Self-employed
January, 2006 – Present (almost 12 years)

I am an illustrator with an experience of 10+ years. My specialisation is in children's books and cover art/ design.

I have a variety of art styles in my portfolio and I have been fortunate to have worked with reputed national and international clients like Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, Harper Collins, Arcturus Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic Publishers, Jilin Publication to name a few.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

The Aryavarta Chronicles Book 1: Govinda

Krishna Udayasankar

The Aryavarta Chronicles Book 1: Govinda is a story about the struggle for power, the need to reign supreme and the eternal fight for honor and love. The book is set in the ancient historical world of Aryavarta, a land of glory and beauty but that is now crumbled and wasted, as a result of a century long battle between the descendants of Vasishta Varuni, the protectors of the Divine Order on E... read more

The Aryavarta Chronicles Book 1: Govinda is a story about the struggle for power, the need to reign supreme and the eternal fight for honor and love. The book is set in the ancient historical world of Aryavarta, a land of glory and beauty but that is now crumbled and wasted, as a result of a century long battle between the descendants of Vasishta Varuni, the protectors of the Divine Order on E... read more

The Aryavarta Chronicles: Kaurava - Book 2

Udayasankar, Krishna

Emperor Dharma Yudhisthir of the Kauravas and Empress Panchali Draupadi rule over the unified realm of Aryavarta, an empire built for them by Govinda Shauri with the blessings of the Firstborn and by the might of those whom everyone believes long gone - the Firewrights. Now the Firewrights rise from the ashes of the past, divided as before in purpose and allegiance, and no one, it seems, can s... read more

Emperor Dharma Yudhisthir of the Kauravas and Empress Panchali Draupadi rule over the unified realm of Aryavarta, an empire built for them by Govinda Shauri with the blessings of the Firstborn and by the might of those whom everyone believes long gone - the Firewrights. Now the Firewrights rise from the ashes of the past, divided as before in purpose and allegiance, and no one, it seems, can s... read more

The Aryavarta Chronicles Book 3: KURUKSHETRA

Krishna Udayasankar

Kurukshetra is the third book in Krishna Udayasankar s epic mythological fantasy series, the Aryavarta Chronicles.The Aryavarta empire stands on the brink of destruction. Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa and the Secret Keeper of the Firewrights can do no more than watch as their kin destroy one another on the fields of Kurukshetra. Those very humans who once protected the land have become savages, kil... read more

Kurukshetra is the third book in Krishna Udayasankar s epic mythological fantasy series, the Aryavarta Chronicles.The Aryavarta empire stands on the brink of destruction. Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa and the Secret Keeper of the Firewrights can do no more than watch as their kin destroy one another on the fields of Kurukshetra. Those very humans who once protected the land have become savages, kil... read more

AJAYA : Epic of the Kaurava Clan -ROLL OF THE DICE (Book 1)

Anand Neelakantan

THE MAHABHARATA ENDURES AS THE GREAT EPIC OF INDIA. But while Jaya is the story of the Pandavas, told from the perspective of the victors of Kurukshetra; Ajaya is the narrative of the ïunconquerable' Kauravas, who were decimated to the last man. At the heart of India's most powerful empire, a revolution is brewing. Bhishma, the noble patriarch of Hastinapura, is struggling to maintain the unit... read more

THE MAHABHARATA ENDURES AS THE GREAT EPIC OF INDIA. But while Jaya is the story of the Pandavas, told from the perspective of the victors of Kurukshetra; Ajaya is the narrative of the ïunconquerable' Kauravas, who were decimated to the last man. At the heart of India's most powerful empire, a revolution is brewing. Bhishma, the noble patriarch of Hastinapura, is struggling to maintain the unit... read more

Ajaya-Rise of Kali (book 2 )

Anand Neelakantan

The Mahabharta endures as the great epic of India. While Jaya is the story of the Pandavas, told from the perspective of the victors of Kurukshetra, Ajaya is the tale of the Kauravas, who were decimated to the last man. From the pen of the author who gave voice to Ravana in the national bestseller, ASURA, comes the riveting narrative which compels us to question the truth behind the Mahabharat... read more

The Mahabharta endures as the great epic of India. While Jaya is the story of the Pandavas, told from the perspective of the victors of Kurukshetra, Ajaya is the tale of the Kauravas, who were decimated to the last man. From the pen of the author who gave voice to Ravana in the national bestseller, ASURA, comes the riveting narrative which compels us to question the truth behind the Mahabharat... read more

Immortal

Krishna Udayasankar

Used - Like New

Used - Like New

The Secret of God's Son

Usha Narayanan

The seas will devour the glorious city of Dwarka. People will forget your name and your Gita! May the world perish! May the world perish! With this cruel curse on Krishna, Queen Gandhari, plunges mankind into the unspeakable evil of the Kali Yuga. It is up to Pradyumna to try and reverse the dire prediction. To journey into terrifying realms. confront Yama and Shiva, and to vanquish the Kali d... read more

The seas will devour the glorious city of Dwarka. People will forget your name and your Gita! May the world perish! May the world perish! With this cruel curse on Krishna, Queen Gandhari, plunges mankind into the unspeakable evil of the Kali Yuga. It is up to Pradyumna to try and reverse the dire prediction. To journey into terrifying realms. confront Yama and Shiva, and to vanquish the Kali d... read more

Yama's Lieutenant

Anuja Chandramouli

The inhabitants of the thousand hells of Yama have broken free from their prison and vowed to wreak havoc on the heavens, the earth and hell. With the asuras and rakshasas teamed up with Naganara, a terrifying necromancer hungry for power, the universe is headed for war and destruction—unless one human has something to do with it. Agni Prakash, a debonair young man whose world has been turned ... read more

The inhabitants of the thousand hells of Yama have broken free from their prison and vowed to wreak havoc on the heavens, the earth and hell. With the asuras and rakshasas teamed up with Naganara, a terrifying necromancer hungry for power, the universe is headed for war and destruction—unless one human has something to do with it. Agni Prakash, a debonair young man whose world has been turned ... read more

A Jar of Sound: Bhil Art

Anjali Raghbeer

'Smiles vanished off the faces of Pithora and his people. The drummers beat the drums but they made no sound. The guitarist strummed his guitar but there was no tune. The singer sang a song but the lips remained silent.' Himali Harda, the Goddess of the forest, was very angry with Pithora, the dreadful hunter. She has captured the sound of Pithora and his people in a jar and banished it to a f... read more

'Smiles vanished off the faces of Pithora and his people. The drummers beat the drums but they made no sound. The guitarist strummed his guitar but there was no tune. The singer sang a song but the lips remained silent.' Himali Harda, the Goddess of the forest, was very angry with Pithora, the dreadful hunter. She has captured the sound of Pithora and his people in a jar and banished it to a f... read more

The Winter's Tale: Band 17/Diamond (Collins Big Cat Shakespeare)

Alan Gibbons, Kunal Kundu

Alan Gibbons movingly retells the ultimate story of jealousy. When King Leontes banishes his whole family, after suspecting his wife’s infidelity, he destroys everything that matters to him. But, even utter devastation can be healed with the gift of time and a little love. Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and po... read more

Alan Gibbons movingly retells the ultimate story of jealousy. When King Leontes banishes his whole family, after suspecting his wife’s infidelity, he destroys everything that matters to him. But, even utter devastation can be healed with the gift of time and a little love. Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and po... read more

Classic Ghost Stories (Classics)

Kunal Kundu

Ten spine-chilling tales of terror and the supernatural feature some of the very best tales of mystery and imagination ever created- from some of the finest writers who ever put pen to paper.

Ten spine-chilling tales of terror and the supernatural feature some of the very best tales of mystery and imagination ever created- from some of the finest writers who ever put pen to paper.

The Peshwa: The Lion and the Stallion

Ram Sivasankaran

It is the 18th century and despite the dominant Mughal rule, the Maratha Confederacy has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the Indian Subcontinent. The fragile peace between the two powers is threatened when Balaji Vishvanath Bhat, Peshwa of the Confederacy, foils the plans of Nizam Ul Mulk of the Mughal Empire, and asserts the power of the Marathas. However, little does the... read more

It is the 18th century and despite the dominant Mughal rule, the Maratha Confederacy has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the Indian Subcontinent. The fragile peace between the two powers is threatened when Balaji Vishvanath Bhat, Peshwa of the Confederacy, foils the plans of Nizam Ul Mulk of the Mughal Empire, and asserts the power of the Marathas. However, little does the... read more

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