Nandini Nayar is an award-winning writer and has written twenty-two picture books. Her book What Shall I Make? is a firm favourite with children and educators and is a staple at reading- and activity-based events. Her short stories have appeared in magazines like Tinkle, Dimdima and the children’s pages of newspapers like The Hindu, Sakal Times and The Hitavada, besides being published in collections. Apoorva’s Fat Diary, The Chicken That Started It All, The Great River Magic, The Girl in the Mirror and The White Elephant of Cleanliness are some of her other books.