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Sayantani DasGupta

Sayantani DasGupta grew up hearing stories about brave princesses, bloodthirsty rakkhosh and flying pakkhiraj horses. She is a pediatrician by training but now teaches at Columbia University. She writes the Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond series. When she’s not writing or reading, Sayantani spends time watching cooking shows with her trilingual children and protecting her black Labrador Retriever Khushi from the many things that scare him, including plastic bags. She is a team member of We Need Diverse books. Her new book is "The Game of Stars."

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The Game of Stars (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #2)
Children / Teens
Scholastic Press
February 2019
ISBN 9781338185737
384 pages
$17.99, NYP
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The sequel to the critically acclaimed debut-fantasy The Serpent's Secret!

The Serpent's Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1)
Children / Teens
Scholastic Press
January 2019
ISBN 9781338185713
368 pages
$7.99, NYP
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A new middle-grade Fantasy series packed with action and adventure, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Soman Chainani.

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