Paro Anand is, as she says, “a fearlessly truthful writer and performance storyteller with a big heart”. She headed the National Centre for Children’s Literature and her books have received recognition both at home and abroad. She currently runs a programme called “Literature in Action” and is working on a screenplay based on her book. Her book, No Guns at my Son’s Funeral, was on the IBBY Honor List and has been translated into German and Spanish. The Little Bird who Held the Sky Up with his Feet was included in 1001 Books to Read Before You Grow Up, an international gold standard of the world’s best children’s literature.
Year : 2016