Sharanya Manivannan is an award-winning writer based in India. Her fiction, poetry and essays have been widely published internationally, and she was specially commissioned to write and perform a poem at the 2015 Commonwealth Day Observance in London in front of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Ammuchi Puchi is Sharanya’s first picture book. Her recent books for adults include The High Priestess Never Marries and The Altar of the Only World. You can find out more about Sharanya on her website: www.sharanyamanivannan.wordpress.com.
Nerina Canzi is an award-winning Argentinian illustrator with a degree from National School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires. Nerina has illustrated for publishing houses around the world and lived and worked in Italy, Spain and Argentina. In 2015, she won the prestigious Premio Nacional y Latinoamericano de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil award (The National and Latin American Prize for Children’s and Young People’s Literature) and was selected for the VI Salón de Ilustración IMAGENPALABRA (The Sixth Illustration Exhibition by IMAGENPALABRA) in Colombia. You can find out more about Nerina on her website: www.nerinacanzi.com.