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Mamta Nainy

New Delhi, India

Mamta Nainy has authored over thirty books for children. Many of her works have gone on to win national and international recognitions, including Valley of Words Award, Publishing Next Award, The Hindu Young World-Good Books Award, and Peek-a-Book Children’s Choice Award. Mamta lives in New Delhi, India.

Mamta also works as a literary translator, translating primarily from English to Hindi, with several published works of translations. Mamta loves clambering around old caves, exploring lesser-known monuments and spending time at museums. Her favourite place to be, however, is in the middle of a book.

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A Saree for Ammi (Picture Book, 2021; Amazon Crossing Kids; ISBN: 9781542035071)

Rainbow Hands (Picture Book, 2022; Lantana Books; ISBN: 9781913747749)

Milky Way (Picture Book, 2017; Yali Books/Sambasivan & Parikh; ISBN: 9780989061568)

Sadiq Wants to Stitch (Picture Book, 2020; Karadi Tales Picturebooks; ISBN: 9788193388914)

When in New Delhi (Picture Book, 2014; Katha; ISBN: 9789382454281)

Lila's Loose Tooth (Picture Book, 2019; Tulika Publishers; ISBN: 9386667959)

Gandhi in 150 Anecdotes (Young Adult, 2019; Puffin India; ISBN 9780143449225)

Biscope (Picture Book, 2011; Katha; ISBN: 9788189934705)

Suni Goes to Space: A Story Inspired by Sunita Williams (Children's Nonfiction, 2023; Red Panda; ISBN: 9789395767378)

A Brush with Indian Art: A Childrens Guide to Art History (Children's Nonfiction, 2018; Puffin Books; ISBN: 9780143441564)

10 Indian Art Mysteries that Have Never Been Solved (Children's Nonfiction, 2022; Penguin Group; ISBN: 9780143457145)

Roshan's Road to Music (Children's Nonfiction, 2023; Puffin India; ISBN: 9780143451624)

Looking for Inspiration (Children's Nonfiction, 2023; Puffin India; ISBN: 9780143451631)

That Big-Voiced Girl (Children's Nonfiction, 2023; Puffin India; ISBN:9780143451617)

Arthi's Bomma (Picture Book, 2023; Yali Books/Sambasivan & Parikh; ISBN: 9781949528732)

My Momo-la is a Museum (Picture Book, 2024; Lantana Publishing; ISBN: 9781915244635)