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Our World: India

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Board Book

ISBN: 9781646866281

$9.99
Written by Meera Sriram
Illustrated by Neethi .

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Come along for a day in India! Wake to a myna bird's song, dine on dal, count mango trees and more. Author Meera Sriram (A Gift for Amma, Dumpling Day) and illustrator Neethi draw on their personal experiences of life in India to create this appealing board book as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.


Key Selling Points:

  • AUTHENTIC: Author Meera Sriram and illustrator Neethi draw on their lived experience of life in India to create this book.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in India, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 6.5 inches
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0 - 4 years
  • Leveling: J
  • Grade Level: 1

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About the Contributors

Written by - Meera Sriram
Meera Sriram grew up in India and moved to the U.S in 1999. An engineer in the past, she now enjoys writing, leading early literacy programs and advocating for diverse bookshelves. Meera is the author of The Yellow Suitcase and has also co-authored several books in India. She believes in the transformative power of stories and likes to write about people, places and experiences less visible in children's literature.
Illustrated by - Neethi .
Neethi is an illustrator and muralist based out of Bangalore, India. Bright pattern-infused scenes, with a touch of fantasy, are a recurring theme in her work. She once won first place for her rendition of "The Monkey and the Cap Seller" in kindergarten. Neethi has an irrational fear of ellipses. For more information, visit www.neethi.co.in.

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