Haidar Bayabani: Born: 1st of July 1948, in the township of Achalpur in district Amravati, Maharashtra. An important poet for children. Has 40 books published out of which 4 are for adults and the rest 36 are a significant addition to children's literature. In the beginning he published 12 books named
"Nanhi Munni Batein" that have a wide range of subjects of Children's interest.
'Ghalib's "Qadirnama" was a kind of dictionary in verse form for children, Haider Bayabani adopted its style for his "Urdu-English Nama". He was bestowed with several awards for his contribution in children's literature from the Urdu Academies of Maharashtra, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana Madheya Pradesh and West Bengal.