Chitra Soundar is an Indian-born British writer, based in London. Chitra grew up on a wholesome diet of stories from Indian myths and epics. Chitra has written over 30 books for children and many of her stories are set in India. Her latest titles include Mangoes, Mischief and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India, You’re Safe With Me, Pattan’s Pumpkin (illustrated by Frané Lessac) and A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice (illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy). You can follow her on twitter at @csoundar.
Interviews with Chitra Soundar
As young children grow, finding a vocabulary for their worries and anxiety is often difficult. Children’s author Chitra Soundar recommends five books that help children process their emotions and use fiction as a tool for talking about anxiety.