The Papaya Team

Shehan Karunatilaka

A Booker-winning author, and father of two, Shehan believes that most of the world’s problems could be solved in a generation, if we give more books to more kids. He has written stories about cricket, ghosts, plants and excrement.

Lalith Karunatilaka

Grade 5 Fun-Run raffle draw winner 1992. He is a bespectacled younger brother and dog father, who, after many years of doodling nonsense decided to finally try his hand at children’s books. A curious lad, Lalith always wonders if he has ever met the same ant twice.