Rina Singh was born in India and grew up in a small town where there were no public libraries. She went to a convent school run by Catholic nuns. However, the school library was well stocked and she grew up loving books. She studied English literature and immigrated to Canada in 1980. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Concordia University, and a teaching degree from McGill University, Montreal.
Rina is an internationally published children’s author and has written many critically acclaimed books for children including A Forest of Stories, which has been translated in several languages, including Spanish and Korean. She has written a biography on the Inuit artist, Pitseolak Ashoona. Her most recent publications are Diwali, Nearly Nonsense and Guru Nanak: The First Sikh Guru, and Hindi for Heart, which she did in collaboration with the Oscar winning Indian lyricist, Gulzar. (author website)
Author website: https://www.rinasingh.com