Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is the author of over 40 books for children. Her books have been named to the Junior Library Guild, the California Reader’s Collection, the Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year lists, and the Amelia Bloomer list. She writes both fiction and non-fiction, covering topics from The Louvre to Pirate Princesses. She writes for the very young to older readers. Sudipta lives outside Philadelphia with her family and an imaginary pony named Penny. Find out more about her by visiting www.sudipta.com.