Columns, short stories, novels, plays, a long-running cartoon strip, Suki… Manjula Padmanabhan traverses all these genres with ease. She has illustrated 24 books for children. For Tulika, she has created the popular I am Different! Same and Different, We are different and World Tour Mystery. Manjula grew up in Europe, Southeast Asia and India. She still travels a lot and likes to pretend that she lives everywhere and nowhere at once.