Srividya Natarajan received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Hyderabad in 1998, and spent the next seven years as an editor, writer, and illustrator of children's books.
Her evocative water colour paintings can be seen in Tulika's Kali and the Rat Snake and the four books in the Under the Banyan series.
She has also taught and performed Bharatanatyam for many years.
Srividya now lives in Canada where she teaches English at King's University College, University of Western Ontario, writes in her spare time and finds time for occasional collaborations with the Toronto-based inDance.
Her first novel for adults, No Onions Nor Garlic was published by Penguin India.
Bhikhubhai wants to eat some coconut and sets off to buy it at the cheapest possible price.
Kali hates school because he is different. All he wished for was to be like the others, to belong.
Mother plans to cook a delicacy from tender young brinjals for the family, but then unexpected guests arrive.
Join Kiran in his mini-adventure inside the house as he looks for his mother.