Category Archives: Om Shanti Babe

Karma Cookies

I’m doing some research for OSB sequel, Karma Cookies. This involves meeting some very interesting people in some very lovely places. Huge thanks to the Beekeeper, Ian Wallace, and Fenwicks in Newcastle for inviting me onto the roof to visit … Continue reading

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The right note(paper)

So, Om Shanti, Babe is out and about and being read and getting some nice reviews and everything. It is definately time I stopped faffing and did some work on Karma Cookies. A friend has given me a notepad from … Continue reading

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The cover

So pleased with this beautiful cover. Thank you lovely designers at Frances Lincoln!

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Images of India that inspired Om Shanti, Babe

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and the winner is….

Reverting to my 10 year old self , I actually squeal as the news crackles over a very poor mobile phone signal. Om Shanti, Babe has won Diverse Voices. Cannot adequately describe what this means for a first-time novelist and … Continue reading

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Om Shanti Babe is shortlisted!

Amazing, fantastic and completely brilliant news! Om Shanti Babe has been shortlisted for the 2011 Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award. I actually lost the power of speech for a while and my bewildered partner had to read the … Continue reading

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