Roopa Pai - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Bio

Roopa Pai is one of India’s best-known children’s writers. She has written over 20 books, spanning the gamut from picture books to chapter books, and fiction to non-fiction, on themes as diverse as sci-fi fantasy, economics, popular science, history, math and philosophy. Among her books is the best-selling ‘The Gita For Children’, which won the Crossword Award for children’s writing in 2016. When she is not writing, Roopa is indulging her three other loves – history, teaching and Bangalore – by leading children on heritage and nature walks around the city.