SPINNING YARNS is written by Deepa agarwal and published by Rupa publications. Buy SPINNING YARNS by Deepa agarwal from markmybook.com. An online bokstore for all kind of fiction, non fiction books and novels of English, Hindi & other Indian Languages.
Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal writes for both children and adults and has over 50 books published. Born in the small town of Almora in Uttarakhand, Deepa taught English in a women?s college before becoming a full time writer. She has received awards like the N.C.E.R.T. National Award for Children?s Literature in 1993 for her picture book Ashok?s New Friends, which debunks gender stereotypes, while her historical fiction Caravan to Tibet was on the IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Honour List 2008. Her work has been translated into several Indian and foreign languages. Recent titles include a fantasy novel The Game of Shadows and an e-book The Mailbox Ghost and Other Spooky Tales. Deepa?s short fiction has featured in several anthologies and she contributes to magazines and journals in India and abroad. Chanakya, the Master of Statecraft, a life of the legendary ancient Indian kingmaker in the Puffin Lives series, is her latest book.? Deepa lives in New Delhi with her husband and has three daughters and five grandchildren.