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Priya Hunt

Priya Hunt was born in New Delhi and grew up on diet of Indian comic books and western story books. She learnt Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam at Ganesa Natyalaya under the tutelege of Guru Saroja Vaidyanathan, in Delhi. She Completed her Arangetram in 1992 and has performed many times on stage, alone or with her school's troupe, including the prestigious Konark Dance Festival.

Priya worked for a global airline for several years and travelled extensively around the world- particularly Africa, Middle East & Asia Pacific. She is now settled in UK with her husband Steve. Her interest in vegetarian cuisines and her South Indian roots led to her first published work - Indian Festive Flavours that explores Tamil festival cooking.       The Magic Sapphire is her first children's novel, building on her experiences as a classical dancer and her interest in Indian mythology.


Books by Priya Hunt

The Magic Sapphire
Seven magical steps to heaven
Dr V N Shrikhande
in focus


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