Little Princess Rani and the Palace Adventures

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Rani is visiting the Taj Mahal in the city of Agra today with her family and pet parrot, Hari. Hari is so excited to explore the Taj Mahal, he wanders away from Rani and ends up lost! Find out how Hari finds his way back to Rani in this third book of the Little Princess Rani and the Palace Adventures Series.

Available at the end of September 2014!


It was a delight to meet some adorable little readers at the Local Children's Author Day event at the Tower Rd Library in Gainesville, FL. I hope you enjoy reading Rani's adventures in Rani Saves Diwali and Rani and the Safari Surprise!


Stay tuned for details about the on-line store being added to the website. Little Princess Rani t-shirts, mugs, and bags will be available for purchase!


Author Interview with Masala Mommas

A big thank you to Anjum Choudhary Nayyar for featuring the Little Princess Rani series in Masala Mommas, an on-line magazine based in Toronto, Canada. For full article, click here:

Little Princess Rani featured in Oakville Beaver

The Little Princess Rani series was featured in my hometown's newspaper (Oakville, Ontario Canada), June 2014. Click here:

South Asian Generation Next - Multiculturalism and Children's Literature

Little Princess Rani and the Palace Adventures was featured in South Asian Generation Next, a Toronto,Canada based on line newspaper. For full interview click here:

Author Interview with American Bazaar Online

I was recently interviewed by Deepak Chitnis of American Bazaar about the Little Princess Rani and the Palace Adventures Series. For full interview click here:

First Book Review on Rani Saves Diwali

Becky Morales, of, recently reviewed and featured Rani Saves Diwali on their website. To read the article, click here:


Rani Saves Diwali

In the first book in the series learn about about Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, and how it is celebrated in this charming fun-filled tale with Little Princess Rani and her friends. Visit today to purchase your copy. For young readers ages 7 and up.

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Rani and the Safari Surprise!

In the second book of the series, Rani and the Safari Surprise!, young readers will have an wonderful opportunity to learn about wildlife that is native to India. My childhood trips to India inspired me to write this story.

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Anita Badhwar grew up in Toronto, Canada and moved to the United States in 2000. After twelve years working at various organizations, she decided that it was time for her to pursue her lifelong dream of writing children's books. In particular, she was interested in writing a series of children's books which present information on Indian culture and festivals. Anita lives in Florida with her husband, and two children, ages ten and eight, and her lovable dog Buddy.

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