Natasha Sharma is an award-winning children’s books author. She writes across a range of genres and age groups from picture books to early and middle-grade historical fiction as well as poetry. She has published 17 books for children, including Shah Jahan and the Ruby Robber, that was awarded the Comic Con India Best Illustrated Children’s Book 2018 and Bonkers! that won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2014 for Asia and Middle East. Natasha Sharma grew up in Amritsar, Punjab with a backyard overrun with animals! These included ducks, hens, buffaloes, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs, many dogs, stray cats, and even a rescued squirrel.