Palliyara Sreedharan was born in Kannur district of Kerala in the year 1950. He has worked as a teacher in Koodali High School and voluntarily retired to give his full attention in writing . He has participated in many courses and seminars such as Orientation Course (CCRT) and Resource Persons Training Course (NCERT) both from New Delhi , Key Resource Persons Training from Mysore Regional College of Education , Summer Institute Course from Calicut Regional Engineering College. He is a life member of Indian Society for History of Mathematics (ISHM, New Delhi) and Association of Mathematics Teachers in India (AMTI, Chennai) He has associated with many social and cultural organizations. He was a member of the State Syllabus Revision Committee in Mathematics. He was the General Secretary of State Schools Mathematics Association sponsored by Department of Education, Govt. of Kerala . He has published hundreds of essays in various newspapers and periodicals. He is a regular writer in most popular dailies in Malayalam He has also presented many programmes in different TV Channels and All India Radio. His books and essays are praised by children, teachers and parents alike due to the simplicity and attractive style of presentation. He has developed a ‘Mathematics Literature’ in Malayalam. He has written nearly one hundred books hence became the topmost among all Indian languages thus pioneering a Mathematics Literature branch in Malayalam. His books include reference books like Encyclopedia of Mathematics, stories, biographies, drama poems technical books etc. He is a member of the governing body
of State Institute of Childrens’Literature,Thiruvananthapuram. Also member of the editorial board of ‘Thalir’ monthly.
All India Ramanujan Maths Club's - Best Teacher Award - 2015
The greatest award for total contribution for Childrens Literature in Malayalam instituted by Govt. of Kerala .
State Science Book Award instituted by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment , Govt. of Kerala for the book ‘Ganithashasthra Prathibhakal’
Kerala Sahithya Accadamy Award for the book ‘Poojyathinte Katha’
Bharath Excellence Award instituted by Penfriendship Forum of India New Delhi.