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Uma Krishnaswami is from India, and now lives in northwest New Mexico. She's the author of picture books (Monsoon, a Parents' Choice recommended book, and The Happiest Tree, a CCBC Choice, and many others) and a middle grade novel, Naming Maya (an IRA Notable Book for a Global Society). She teaches writing online through www.writers.com and is on the faculty of the Vermont College MFA progra... More
Uma's Blog: Writing with a broken tusk - Recent Posts
3/5/2014Downsizing, Simplifying: Moving to umakrishnaswami.org (0 Comments )
I have maintained my web site and this blog for eight years now. They finally became too large a house for me to inhabit and maintain. Too many cobwebs. Too many undusted shelves. Too much space. I couldn't update the web site. I forgot to post on... Read the rest of this post
12/23/2013Happy Holidays, Winter, Snow, Rain, and a Happy New Year! (0 Comments )
WWBT is on winter break/getting ready for VCFA residency break. Happy days to all, and the best of years ahead. This blog will resume in February 2014. 
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Books 1 - 4 of 18 from Uma's published works, View all 18 books
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1. Naming Maya (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12 04/06/2004
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14 Reviews  
2. Monsoon (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Jamel Akib
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 4-8 10/06/2003
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37 Reviews  
3. Shower of Gold: Girls and Women in the Stories of India (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Maniam Selven
    Publisher: Linnet Books
Ages 9-12 04/1999
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9 Reviews  
4. The Broken Tusk: Stories of the Hindu God Ganesha (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Maniam Selven, Selven Maniam
    Publisher: Linnet Books
Ages 4-8 09/1996
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16 Reviews  
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1. Out of the Way! Out of the Way (Hindi Edition) (Paperback)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Uma Krishnaswamy
    Publisher: Tulika
Ages 4-8 8/16/2010
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Uma tagged as: I wrote
1 Reviews
2. Bringing Asha Home (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Jamel Akib
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 4-8 5/6/2007
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Uma tagged as: I wrote
16 Reviews  
3. Naming Maya (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12 5/6/2007
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14 Reviews  
4. The Closet Ghosts (Hardcover)
    Author: Uma Krishnaswami
    Illustrator: Shiraaz Bhabha
    Publisher: Children's Book Press
Ages 4-8 5/6/2007
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Uma tagged as: I wrote
4 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Maha Addasi on 8/10/2008 at 7:32 PM:
Thank you Uma. Thank you for leaving a comment. I learned so much from you.
Sincerely,
Maha
Comment by Kavitha Punniyamurthi on 3/31/2008 at 11:55 PM:
Hi Uma,

Could you tell me where I can buy 'Remembering Grandpa'?
I live in Chennai, India. I couldn't find it in Landmark and the sales people weren't very helpful :( any other bookstore I could try?
Comment by Susan Taylor Brown on 10/9/2007 at 11:08 PM:
Thanks for adding me to your circle of friends over here, Uma. I'm just trying to get back into the online waters again.
Comment by Annette Gulati on 9/13/2007 at 1:16 PM:
Nice to see you here, Uma! Thanks for adding me!
Comment by Todd-Michael St. Pierre on 5/30/2007 at 1:19 PM:
Wow, nice collection of work Uma!
Comment by Sharon A Putnam on 5/20/2007 at 6:05 PM:
Hi Uma,

It's always nice to meet other JacketFlap members. Thanks for adding me! I love the cover for Remembering Grandpa!
Comment by jama rattigan on 5/7/2007 at 11:26 AM:
Thanks for adding me, Uma. Have a great week!

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