Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan is a children’s author, poet, editor, and voice-over talent. She is also a former non-profit development professional who spent two decades as an advocate and fundraiser for persons with disabilities. Shobha has recorded voice work for documentaries, educational programmes, journalistic initiatives, and audio books. She has published and translated children’s books in India and the United States, including A Pie Surprise and Other Stories, the award-winning Indi-Alphabet, and How Many Lines in a Limerick?. Shobha’s work has been anthologized by Tulika Books, Solstice, and Skipping Stones. Essays and reviews have appeared in publications including India Currents, Bizworld, and Scroll.in. Her most recent book, Prince With a Paintbrush: The Story of Raja Ravi Varma, was a 2021 BTB Wordsmiths of the Year ‘Best Book’. Shobha loves words because they make her heart and voice sing. You can learn more at www.shobhatharoorsrinivasan.com.