Anushka Ravishankar has written over forty books for children, including picture books in verse, chapter books, retellings of folk tales and non-fiction. Several of her books have been published internationally and have won awards. Her books include Captain Coconut and the Case of the Missing Bananas, Tiger on a Tree and Moin and the Monster. Her most recent books are Ogd, a nonsense novel for young adults, and a picture book series on science for small children: Gravity, Photosynthesis, The Solar System and Evolution for Smartypants. In addition, a new picture book in verse, called A Rooster for a Pet, will be out in August.