Editor | Children’s Books
How the Sea Became Salty is the first in the series of chapter books by bestselling author Sudha Murty.
The book, narrated simply and endearingly, has gorgeous full colours illustrations making it perfect for introducing young readers to the timeless stories by Mrs Murty.
A long, long time ago, seawater was sweet and drinkable. How it became salty is a remarkable story.
India’s favourite storyteller brings alive this timeless tale with her inimitable wit and simplicity. Dotted with charming illustrations, this gorgeous chapter book is the ideal introduction for beginners to the world of Sudha Murty.
About the author
Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and nonfiction pieces, and six bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature (2006), the Padma Shri (2006) and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature (2011).