Anita Vachharajani has a Masters in English Literature and in Linguistics. She has just published a pictorial biography for Young Adults called Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel with a Paintbrush. She has written newspaper columns and book reviews. Her stories for children have appeared in The Puffin Book of Bedtime Stories, The Puffin Book of Spooky Ghost Stories, and in various picture books, like Nonie's Magic Quilt, Ambili, Nayana and the Not-so-scary Owl and Tara Tambe. Her translations of traditional rhymes feature in The Tenth Rasa: the Penguin Book of Indian Nonsense Verse. She has collaborated with her husband Amit Vachharajani on Amazing India, a pictorial description of the 29 states of India.