Leela Gour Broome is a teacher and committed environmentalist. She has degrees in Western classical music and English Literature. For two decades she has combined music and literature with her love for nature by directing nature and environment camps for kids on her farm with her husband. She has years of experience teaching music and performing arts to children, and has conducted workshops for teachers in music, the performing arts, and creative writing. She also conducts book-reading sessions, language- and literature-related workshops for schools and at literature festivals around the country. Her short stories and cartoons have been published in several publications. She is the author of three books: Flute in the Forest, Red Kite Adventure and The Anaishola Chronicle.