Roopa Pai

Roopa Pai is one of India's best-known children's writers. Her books, on themes as varied as sci-fi-fantasy, popular science, mathematics, history, economics, life skills and philosophy, are enjoyed by adults just as much as they are by children. Among her best-known books are India's first original series in English for children, Taranauts, the very popular 'So You Want To Know About Economics', and the award-winning bestseller 'The Gita For Children', which is on Amazon India's list of '100 Indian Books To Read In A Lifetime'. Her TEDx talk ‘Decoding the Gita, India’s Book of Answers’ has received over one million views to date.

In her other life, this computer engineer leads walks for children as part of her job as a tour guide with the history and heritage walks and tours company, BangaloreWalks.

Roopa’s new book, 'The Vedas and Upanishads for Children', has just been released.