Dr. Devika Rangachari is an award-winning children’s writer whose book, Queen of Ice (Duckbill), was on the White Raven list of the best children’s books from around the world in 2015. Her other books include Tales of Love and Adventure (Scholastic), Swami Vivekananda—A Man with a Vision (Puffin), Harsha Vardhana (Scholastic), The Merry Mischief of Gopal Bhand (Scholastic), The Wit of Tenali Raman (Scholastic) and Growing Up (Children’s Book Trust; on the Honour List of the International Board on Books for Young People in 2002). Devika conducts book-related/ creative writing sessions in schools on a regular basis, and has also presented papers on various aspects of young adult literature in several national and international conferences. In addition, she helped to run the Habitat Children’s Book Forum at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, for several years.