Kalyani Ganapathy lives in the Nilgiris, where she grew up. She is a self-taught illustrator and art director. Kalyani illustrates both fiction and non-fiction.She loves bringing children’s books to life. Her work has been published in India and abroad. Her children’s books include Hambreelmai’s Loom, A is for Anaar, Janice Goes to Chinatown and Amrita Sher-Gil, Rebel with a Paintbrush.