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Uma Krishnaswami



Biography

The author of more than a dozen books for young readers including The Broken Tusk(August House), Monsoon (Farrar, Straus Giroux), and The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story (Lee & Low). She is originally from India and now lives in New Mexico. In addition to her writing, Uma also teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults.
Uma Krishnaswami