Children’s trilogy on her pet by Infosys Chair Person Sudha Murthy

Literary publisher HarperCollins India on Friday announced the acquisition of a three-book series titled, “The Gopi Diaries” penned by noted English and Kannada author Sudha Murthy.

Children’s trilogy on her pet by Infosys Chair Person Sudha Murthy

Literary publisher HarperCollins India on Friday announced the acquisition of a three-book series titled, “The Gopi Diaries” penned by noted English and Kannada author Sudha Murthy.

In a statement, the publisher said that the series is told from a dog’s perspective. They are Sudha’s first books with HarperCollins and draw inspiration from her own dog, Gopi.

The books will be in told in Murty’s inimitable style and are simple stories that talk of basic values even when told from a dog’s perspective.

“It is my first book for youngsters, particularly those kids who love animals. It is about my dog Gopi who is the joy of my life,” says sudha, 69, who also chairs the Infosys Foundation.

“Told in Gopi’s voice, the first book begins with Gopi coming home and tells the story of how he settles down with his loving, human family. How Gopi sees the world around him and what he thinks of the people in his life give the story a truly unique flavour,” she revealed.

The first book of the trilogy is expected to towards the end of this year.