Mambi is a shy little monkey who adores her older jungle friends If only she could be more like Koko the crow or Tonga the turtle Then one day a terrifying danger befalls the forest. Can Mambi overcome all her fears and save her friends?Beautifully told with charming artwork Mambi and the Forest Fire is a spirited heart-warming adventure about discovering your own strengths and celebrating the unique gifts that make every child special. About the AuthorNandana is an award-winning actor writer and child-rights activist. After studying literature at Harvard Nandana worked as a book editor a screenwriter a poetry translator and as Princess Jasmine in Disneyland. She has starred in over 20 feature films and is also the author of Kangaroo Kisses Otter-Barry Books . Nandana lives in Kolkata London and New York and works with children and grown-ups at UNICEF Operation Smile and RAHI to fight against child abuse. She loves to eat play bike dance and argue. Saskia Pekelharing Saskia Pekelharing is an illustrator with a love for vibrant colours. Her work is happy colourful and funny. Her illustrations bring one back into the imaginative world of pretend play and daily discoveries of childhood. Saskia hand-paints all her illustrations. When she is not illustrating she teaches art to children with special needs. Saskia has lived in the Netherlands New York and Kenya and has brought a smile to many children s faces all over the world.