Dhan Gopal Mukerji was born on July \(6\), \(1890\), in a village near Calcutta. He wrote numerous short stories for children. He focused more on wildlife stories. Most of his stories speak about his love for animals and nature. He was very much interested in exploring wildlife. It can be seen easily in his short stories. His most important works are "Kari the Elephant" (1922), "Hari: the Jungle Lad" (1924), "The Master Monkey" (1932), "Fierce-face, the Story of a Tiger" (1936) and so on. He was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States and won a Newbery Medal in \(1928\). He passed away on July\(14\), \(1936\).