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Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar is the author of many children’s books that retell folktales from around the world, especially in India, after growing up with Indian myths and epics.

Her first book was A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom, which was published in 2010. Her second title, A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice was shortlisted for the Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award.

Her latest title, You’re Safe With Me, was released in May 2018 and has been chosen as one of the 2018 empathy reads by Empathy Lab and recommended by BookTrust as a bedtime read for under-fives.