Timeless Tales of Malaysia by Tutu Dutta is now available on Oyez! bookstore!
Tutu Dutta is a prolific author and illustrator who has published a number of books including the Eight Treasures series and the Jugra Chronicles.
She was born in India but grew up in Malaysia. She has travelled and lived in Japan and France as a student and later in Singapore, Nigeria and New York as the wife of a diplomat. Her educational background is in environmental science and she has a BSc from Universiti Putra Malaysia.
She also devoted a few years researching this subject for a Master's degree in the University of Malaya before embarking on a career in public relations. Her lifelong interest in culture, folklore and children's literature inspired her to research and retell the stories in Timeless Tales Of Malaysia, which are based on folktales and legends from the Malay archipelago. She now lives in Kuala Lumpur.