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Chitra Soundar

  • 5 stars across 34 books
    Chitra Soundar is an Indian-born British writer and storyteller. She grew up surrounded by the myths and stories of India and is inspired by its diverse culture and natural beauty. Chitra has over 30 books in print worldwide and regularly goes into schools to tell stories and conduct workshops. Her book You're Safe With Me (with illustrator Poonam Mistry) was shortlisted for the 2019 CILIP Kate Greenway Medal.

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    1st November 2018

    You're Snug with Me

    At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. 'Mama, what lies beyond here?' ... More

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    1st April 2018

    You're Safe With Me

    When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, wh... More

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    28th October 2019

    You're Strong with Me

    Age range 4 to 8 The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the ... More

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    5th August 2021

    Sona Sharma, Looking After Planet Earth

    Sona Sharma combats climate change. When Sona learns about the climate crisis at school and is very worried that ... More

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    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

    (1 review)
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    23rd April 2019

    Change

    Anu has to deal with Hannah's insults every day at school. When Hannah insults her grandad in his shop, will Anu let it ... More

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    5th September 2019

    Manju's Magic Wishes: A Bloomsbury Young Reader: Purple Book Band

    A fun, magical story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school. Manju wants to get a present fo... More

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    11th June 2020

    Tiger Troubles: A Bloomsbury Young Reader: White Book Band

    An energetic animal story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school. All Sloth Bear wants to do... More

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    6th May 2021

    A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth

    More funny, clever trickster tales from India. Prince Veera's great-uncle, Raja Apoorva, invites the prince and h... More

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    5th August 2021

    Nikhil and Jay Save the Day

    In these four interlinked stories about Nikhil and Jay and their family, there's always fun and mischief. Jay wants to... More

    (1 review)
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