Smt Khyrunnisa A., well known children’s writer and columnist will interact with the students of KV Pattom on 21 January 2016 at 7.00 am under the ‘Meet the Author’ series organized by the Library.
Smt. Khyrunnisa will inaugurate a two day book fair organized in the campus in collaboration with M/s Scholastic Intl and TBS Books, Trivandrum. She will also present certificates and prizes to winners of various literary competitions.
Khyrunnisa A., prize-winning author of children’s fiction, loves reading, writing, arithmetic and children. She created the popular comic character Butterfingers for the children’s magazine, Tinkle and her Butterfingers stories appear in that magazine. The Butterfingers series of books, published by Penguin (Puffin), began in 2010 withHowzzat Butterfingers!, her first children’s novel. It was followed byGoal, Butterfingers! in 2012 and Clean Bowled, Butterfingers! in 2015. A book of her short stories, Lost in Ooty and Other Adventure Stories, was published by Unisun Publications in 2010.
Her stories appear in Tinkle, Dimdima and other children’s magazines and she freelances for other publications too. Some of her stories, for children and for adults, have been published in various anthologies by Penguin(Puffin), Children’s Book Trust and Unisun Publications.
She worked as Associate Professor of English at All Saints’ College, Trivandrum, and is now a full-time writer.
To know more, visit the author website: http://www.khyrunnisa.com/