Dr. Ira Saxena
Dr. Ira Saxena, a child psychologist, writer, critic of children’s books that include adventure novels, short stories on themes ranging from computer crime to Gandhian thought and non-violence. She also writes non-fiction and research papers on children’s literature. Her books and stories in Hindi and English have won many awards. ‘Gajmukta ki Talaash’ is awarded with *Shankar’s Silver Medal for Writing. She promotes the use of literature as a means of healing stress.