Smriti Halls

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Associate Agent: Emily Talbot
Assistant: Molly Jamieson

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Smriti Prasadam-Halls Is the international bestselling author of over 30 books for children including I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY and DON'T CALL ME SWEET both published by Bloomsbury, and many other picture books, early readers and activity books. Before becoming a full time writer in 2012, she worked in children's publishing and television. She's now been published in 25 languages from Arabic to Afrikaans and from Catalan to Korean.

Smriti lives in London with her husband and three children, reading, writing and eating avocado pears. 

Latest Publications: 

Ready Steady Race (11th July 2019, Hodder Children's Books)

Welcome, welcome, champion racers,
Mighty motors, speedy chasers.

Who will win this fast and furious race? Join Race Car Rani, Jonas Jet, Speedboat Sam and friends as they zoom towards the finish line across land, sea and sky.

HOW BIG IS OUR BABY (4th April 2019, Wren & Rook)

When a new baby is on the way, siblings-to-be have lots of feelings and plenty of questions. But whether they're impatient, curious or a little worried, this friendly and reassuring guide explains each step of the pregnancy journey and helps little ones feel involved and excited. With a month-by-month approach that compares the size of the growing baby to something familiar to the young reader, such as a speck of sand at the seaside or an egg, readers also find out about how Baby is developing, from when the heart might first beat to when they'll be able to feel it kick. The book also includes information about how life might change once Baby arrives, and how exciting it will be to have a new baby brother or sister.

YOU MAKE ME HAPPY (10th January 2019, Bloomsbury)

In this delightfully optimistic and uplifting observance of that special someone who makes you happy, Fox and Porcupine discover that when they're together, life is ever so much brighter. Gorgeous, fun, and full of heart, this is the perfect gift for that sweet ray of light in your life.

You make me happy, you make me new;
Together there's NOTHING that we cannot do.
You make me happy and hopeful and strong,
And right by your side is where I belong.

THE WORLD OF THE WHALE (9th August 2018, Wren & Rook)

Graceful and serene, intelligent and social, the whale is a wonder of the deep blue sea. And yet, whales rely on air to breathe - they are mammals, just like us.

With breathtaking text, Smriti Prasadam-Halls explores the migrations, songs and family life of these mysterious creatures, revealing astonishing facts you've never heard before. Wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward brings the marine world to life with stunning papercut collage artwork. This is the perfect non-fiction picture book to read at bedtime.