Mrs. Jyotirllata Girija, born in Chennai. She wrote her first story when she was at the age of thirteen. She has written in so many forms - Stories for children, novels, short stories, dramas etc. So far, she has written more than 600 short stories, 19 novels, 60 novelettes and 3 dramas. She has also written 25 short stories in English and she has written around 150 stories for children.