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ASHA NEHEMIAH

ASHA NEHEMIAH

Asha Nehemiah writes books with the idea of helping children fall in love with books and reading. Her books feature characters who make you smile getting into hilarious and wacky adventures. She has written for children ages 3 years to 12 years and her published work spans picture books, early literacy books, books for emerging readers. chapter books, middle-grade fiction and short stories. Her books are well loved by children, parents and educators for their exciting plots and zany humour. Her fiction also incorporates issues such as the need for inclusion, diversity and gender parity.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY (CLICK TO VIEW)

FOR 3-6 YEARS:
The Runaway Wheel – Children’s Book Trust (CBT), Granny’s Sari – CBT, The Rajah’s Moustache – CBT, Wedding Clothes – CBT, Mrs Woolly’s Funny Sweaters – CBT, Surprise Gifts – CBT, Best Friends – CBT, The Village with a Long Name – CBT, The Grand Chapati Contest – a Duckbill Hook book, Penguin Random House
CHAPTER BOOKS: FOR 7+ YRS
Trouble with Magic – a Duckbill Hole Book, Penguin Random House, A Pinch of Magic – a Duckbill Hole Book, Penguin Random House, The Adventures of Mooli and the Blue-Legged Alien – Scholastic India, The Adventures of Mooli and the Bully on Wheels – Scholastic India, The Adventures of Mooli and the Sticker Trickster – Scholastic India
MIDDLE GRADE FICTION: 8-12 YRS
Zigzag and Other Stories – Scholastic India, The Mystery of the Secret Hair Oil Formula – Scholastic India, The Mystery of the Silk Umbrella – Scholastic India, The Boy whose Nose was Rose and more rollicking stories – Scholastic India, Behind the Lie – Pratham Books, There’s Amma – Pratham Books Storyweaver (Level 1 early literacy)
FEATURED IN ANTHOLOGIES
Puffin Book of Funny Stories, Puffin Anthology of Bedtime Stories, Grandpa Fights an Ostrich – Scholastic India, Favourite Stories for Boys – Puffin India, Puffin Book of Spooky Ghost Stories, A Clear Blue Sky – stories and poems on conflict and hope: Puffin India, Puffin Book of Funny Stories for 7- year olds, Puffin Book of Magic Stories for 8 -year olds, Yuletide Stories of the Season – The Hindu Young World, Whoopee Thirty – The Hindu Young World

AWARDS

The Adventures and Mooli and the Blue-Legged Alien won the Best in Children’s Writing (BICW) award 2019.
The Adventures of Mooli and the Bully on Wheels was shortlisted for the Neev Book Awards 2019.
The Village with a Long Name and Behind the Lie featured on the Parag Honour Lists 2019.

The Village with a Long Name – Reading

The Grand Chapati Contest – Trailer

A Pinch of Magic – Trailer

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