Anshika Iyer is a 10-year-old with an enthusiasm for reading and writing. She was inspired by her parents to read books, which cultivated a curiosity for new words and stories in her mind. Her favourite authors include Roald Dahl, Sudha Murthy, and JK Rowling, who she has greatly enjoyed reading works from such as Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Grandma's bag of stories, and the entire Harry Potter series. Other interests of hers are swimming, traveling and painting.
The book "Once Upon In Our Minds" features a tale inspired by author Anshika's visit to the Pune University grounds. "Adventures of Ammu" focuses on nine-year-old Ammu and her morning excursion with her parents. While walking, she discovers many interesting things about the university which prompt an unforgettable adventure!