I went in to read my book 10 Gulab Jamuns at the Portola Valley library. I was in for a beautiful surprise. As I drove along Sand Hill drive I forgot for a moment I was still in the busy Bay Area. It was green and verdant, mountains, trees when

On Jan 9th I did a book reading session at (MVLA) Mountain View Adult Education Center. The lovely ladies at the daycare center and the director made me feel at home and the kids were so into the story and counting. The parents attend classes and can drop their kids

A few weeks back I did a book reading at Wonderland Chinese immersion school.  It was special because it was my first ever book reading. I am so lucky to have gotten the opportunity to do this at such a wonderfully well-run school with caring staff and teachers. I loved

Every year, the Diwali celebration at my son’s preschool- Happy Days, is a much awaited one. This time it was even more special for me as I was given an opportunity to present my book “10 Gulab Jamuns” to the wonderful parents and children of Happy Days. The director, Ms.Marmen,

     Book reviews/Interviews Shanaya Tales book review: “…I loved the most was the fact that this is one of the few books where my son could actually relate to the characters..” D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review “…highly recommended for parents seeking picture book read-alouds that hold multicultural elements and different insights…” Family Book Club

Join two adorable south Asian-American brothers as they discover a much loved Indian dessert. Idu (Ee-doo) and Adu (Aa-doo) are very excited. Mamma is cooking Gulab Jamuns, but Idu and Adu don’t know what Gulab Jamuns are. Before long, they discover just how good these wonderful golden, sugary syrup-soaked balls are and how quickly they