Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Munmun Gupta is presently working as an English Language Lecturer in Binus International University in Indonesia. She has also worked as a Kindergarten Teacher in India and Indonesia. She holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature and has always been fascinated by the world of Literature.
She loves to write and deliberately tries to encourage young readers through her work. Her books ‘More Carrots for me’ and ‘The Mighty Banana’ were loved by both mothers and children as they beautifully describe the benefits of eating healthy foods.Her current book ‘The Boy who loved his Caterpillar ‘makes for an excellent read .When not writing, she spends a lot of time running after her boys Dev and Neil who inspire her to write . She continues to write more Picture Books and hopes to uplift and bring smiles to her readers through her joyful stories.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The Boy who loved his Caterpillar is a true story and my elder son was the inspiration behind it.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I would call myself an impulse writer.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Dr.Seuss is my hero.
What are you working on now?
I have just published The Boy who loved his Caterpillar.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Facebook and Twitter.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Follow your writing impulse.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
You can always forgive yourself for mistakes you make,but you can’t ever work through things you wish you had done and you didn’t.
What are you reading now?
The Boys in the Boat-by Daniel James
What’s next for you as a writer?
More books for children.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
What Pet should I get- Dr.Seuss
The Kite Runner- Khaled Hosseini
Munmun Gupta’s Social Media Links