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Name  Sowmya Rajendran
Role  Author
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Books  Mayil Will Not be Quiet!, Monday to sunday

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Sowmya Rajendran (born 4 March 1986) is an Indian author.


Early life

Sowmya Rajendran, born and raised in Chennai, completed her schooling from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School, Chennai and graduated from Stella Maris College with a degree in English. She then pursued a Masters in Gender Studies from the University of Sussex, UK.


She has published 18 books so far, of which six are in The Underwater Friends series (Think Big Books)

  • Kattabomman and the Puzzle, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Kattabomman’s Dream, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Kattabomman’s Trick, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Forgot and the New Blue Fish, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Forgot and the Game, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Forgot, the Fish, (Think Big Books, 2008)
  • Aana and Chena (Tulika Publishers)
  • The Snow King's Daughter (Tulika Publishers)
  • Water Stories (Anthology, Tulika books, 2009)
  • Power Cut (Tulika Publishers)
  • School is Cool (Tulika Publishers)
  • Monday to Sunday (Tulika Publishers)
  • Mayil Will Not Be Quiet (Tulika Publishers): Co-authored with Niveditha Subramaniam (Recommended by the Central Board of Secondary Education, India for Class 8 children)
  • The Frogs are Falling (Anthology, Puffin, 2012)
  • The Pleasant Rakshasa (CBSE recommended, Tulika books, 2012)
  • Mostly Madly Mayil (Tulika Publishers): Co-authored with Niveditha Subramaniam
  • The Dog Who Wanted More (The Rule Breakers' Club) (Karadi Tales Co. Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Nirmala and Normala (Graphic novel, 16 plus, Penguin Books India, 2014)
  • Her short stories have been published in two anthologies: Water Stories (Tulika Publishers) and The Puffin Book of Magic Stories for 8-year-olds (Penguin Publishers). She has also published short stories in Chandamama magazine.


    Reviews on some of her books: Practically Marzipan on The Pleasant Rakshasa
    The dog who wanted more - Sowmya Rajendran Mayil will not be quiet Mostly Madly Mayil

    Other Works

    Creative Writing Workshop for HP


    Sowmya Rajendran Wikipedia