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Mahtab Narsimhan

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Mahtab Narsimhan, Author
 

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Mahtab, in Persian, means Moonlight. She was born in Bombay and immigrated to Canada in 1997. Her debut novel in the Tara Trilogy, The Third Eye (Dundurn, 2007), won the Silver Birch Fiction Award in 2009.
The Tiffin (DCB, 2011), a middle-grade novel based loosely on the dabbawallas, has received critical acclaim, was shortlisted for many awards, and named one of the five best books for Young People in 2011 by the Quill & Quire. It has been published in the UK, China and Taiwan.
Her most recent novel, Mission Mumbai, will be published by Scholastic US and Canada in Spring 2016.
Mahtab lives in Toronto with her husband, son, and golden retriever. She continues to write, inspired by life, love and the desire to make sense of the world through stories. For more information, please visit her website at www.mahtabnarsimhan.com
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Publications
Mission Mumbai
Scholastic US & Canada, Spring 2016

Looking For Lord Ganesh
Lantana Publishing, UK, Spring 2016

My Best Friend...Not!
Pearson Canada, 2015

The Deadly Conch
Dundurn Press, 2011

The Tiffin
Dancing Cat Books, 2011

The Silver Anklet
Dundurn Press, 2009

The Third Eye
Dundurn Press, 2007
Awards
2009 Silver Birch Fiction Award
Category: Writing Children's Fiction
For: The Third Eye
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