Arti Sonthalia - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
2:30 pm
By the River (8y+)

Simi Stands Tall

Arti Sonthalia


Arti Sonthalia started her writing journey with “Chicken Soup For the Soul” books, and continued to the children’s genre. Her debut children’s book, Big Bully And M-me was nominated for the Crystal Kite Asia award. Her other books, Hungry to Read has touched many hearts and has inspired even the reluctant readers to read. Her book, Best Friends Forever has won the FICCI year of the book award in January 2020. Her book Hungry To Play had been shortlisted for the Neev book awards 2020. Her book Read Write Race has released in July 2022 and has won the FICCI year of the book award 2023. Her latest book Simi Stands Tall has been appreciated and loved by all.
She has also been a TEDx speaker.
An avid reader, music lover, homemaker and a writer at heart! When Sonthalia is not writing she is busy listening to music and reading. Sonthalia loves long walks and enjoys chocolates too!