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Chitra Soundar

  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Chitra Soundar was born in India, has lived in Singapore and now makes her home in London. Her primary interest is in writing picture books and books for emergent readers. She enjoys retelling funny folktales from around the world, especially India. Her first book for Walker, A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom, was published in 2010.

    Uma Krishnaswamy has always loved the folk traditions of India and other cultures for the richness and vibrancy of colour, form and perspective. She teaches art history in Chennai, India, where she lives.
    1st September 2016

    Pattan's Pumpkin: An Indian Flood Story

    Pattan has an amazing pumpkin... it grows BIGGER than the goats, BIGGER than the elephants, until it is as TALL as the... More

    (13 reviews)
    20th September 2018

    You're Snug with Me

    (1 review)
    16th December 2009

    As I Watch

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    28th June 2015

    Clever Camel

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    1st March 2010

    A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom

    Here is a bunch of dung-dropping, sweet-stealing, luck-jinxing villains! Four stories about young Prince Veera, who, al... More

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      You're Snug with Me

      Not an amazing story but earns it's stars for the beautiful and unusual illustrations! Both me and my daughter stopped on every page to admire how bea...