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Nilima Sinha Books & Biography


Nilima Sinha is a well-known author for children, who has written several award-winning books, such as The Chandipur Jewels which won a Best Fiction award and The Yellow Butterfly which received a Best Picture book award. Her books have been included in the International White Ravens catalogue by the International Youth Library. She writes in both English and Hindi. Sinha has worked on the Marigold series produced by NCERT as English textbooks for schools in India. Her book, Hamirpur ke Khandahar was prescribed as a Supplementary Reader in Hindi for all government schools in the Delhi region. Her schooling at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi, inspired her interest in literary writing. She is the President of the Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC), the Indian branch of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). In the past, she has also held the post of Vice-President of IBBY. She can be reached at [email protected].