Paro Anand

Paro Anand has been writing for children and young people for over 30 years and has published 26 books, including novels, short story collections, plays, picture books, a teacher’s guide and, most recently, a graphic novel. She runs Literature In Action, a programme using literature as a constructive and creative outlet. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puruskar for her book Wild Child, now published as Like Smoke. She is a world record holder for helping over 3,000 children make the world’s longest newspaper.

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