Payal Kapadia

Payal Kapadia studied English Literature at St. Xavier’s College, Bombay and Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago. She has worked with Outlook in Bombay and The Japan Times in Tokyo.

She now lives in Mumabi with her husband, two daughters, and their three imaginary friends: Klixa, Pallading and Kiki. Her first book, Colonel Hathi Loses His Brigade was published by Disney in 2011.

Books by Payal Kapadia
Born to a poor Mahar family in April 1891, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was a victim of caste discrimination since he was a child. He fought for the...
Themes: Dalit Constitution, social reformer
Age group : 12+ yrs
136 pages
After reading this book all I can say is that I am glad I lead a somewhat normal life. Really it’s amazing how Payal Kapadia has concocted this...
Themes: boarding school
Age group : 12+ yrs
334 pages
Wisha hated bad books, but she hated one thing even more: good ones. Good books always left her feeling she could do better if she were to write a...
Themes: language skills, overcoming hurdles, writers
Age group : 7+ yrs
84 pages