6 books for children – Kersie Khambatta

Mr. Kersie Khambatta is a semi-retired lawyer practising in Auckland, New Zealand. He is also a part-time writer of articles, short-stories, and  illustrated books for children. His writing is recognizable by his simple style, with short sentences and carefully-chosen words. He has a diploma of Associateship of the British Tutorial Institute, London, in English, Modern Journalism, and Journalism in India, and a Certificate in Comprehensive writing awarded in October 2005 by the Writing School (Australia and New Zealand).

 

He has written five illustrated books for children and a book of short stories.

(1) Chetan and Lollipop

(2) The monkeys of Matheran

(3) Sam and Snowy

(4) The broken bullock cart

(5) The horse, the hare and the cat

(6) Pandu the Dabbawalla and other simple short stories.

 

On Monday June 24, 2019,  he received the writers award from His Worship the Mayor of Auckland, Phil Goff,  at the 6th Annual Indian Newslink Sports, Community, Arts and Culture Awards 2019, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

He has received good reviews of his books in Parsiana (21st April 2019) and FIRES May 2019, the journal of FEZANA.

 

The link to his author website is:-

http://kersie3.wixsite.com/kersiekhambatta

 

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