Arundhati Venkatesh went to school in five towns, and worked in four continents. Everywhere, she made up stories. Now she puts them down on paper. Her books have won several awards, including the Comic Con India Best Publication for Children award for Bookasura, and the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for India, Middle East and Asia for Petu Pumpkin: Tooth Troubles. Bookasura was shortlisted for the Raymond Crossword Book Award, and Petu Pumpkin: Cheater Peter for the Neev Book Award.When Arundhati is not cooking up stories or dreaming of food, she cycles around aimlessly on the streets of Bangalore. She is excited about her books that are forthcoming in 2022. You can find out more about her at | 2018, 2019, 2022

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