Amma's Sari: A Picture Book (Hardcover)

Amma's Sari: A Picture Book By Sandhya Parappukkaran, Michelle Pereira (Illustrator) Cover Image

Amma's Sari: A Picture Book (Hardcover)


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From author Sandhya Parappukkaranand illustratorMichelle Pereira—the creators of The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name—comes Amma’s Sari, a tender and endearing picture book about family history, culture, and enduring love

My sari is a memory of love.

Shreya admires her mother’s saris, whose silky swirls embrace her every morning. But her spirits plummet at the stares and whispers that the sari attracts. When Sherya asks her mother why she wears a sari, Amma answers the question with family stories brimming with generations of love.

In this gentle and empowering picture book with vibrant full-color art, Shreya moves from embarrassment to pride as she learns that Amma’s sari is much more than a beautiful piece of clothing. It is also a connection to their shared past and the love and care woven into their family history and heritage.
Sandhya Parappukkaran is the author of books like The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name. She left her job as a food technologist so she could put her feet up and read. Then she rediscovered her passion for children’s books. Her stories are inspired by her multicultural experience and include scrumptious food from her South Indian heritage. She resides in Brisbane with her family. Michelle Pereira, who is the illustrator of The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name, spent her childhood in Nairobi, Kenya, and now lives in Melbourne, Australia. She graduated from Monash University with a bachelor’s degree in communication design. She has worked with a range of clients such as Penguin UK, Netflix, the New York Times, and Marie Claire.
Product Details ISBN: 9781419767685
ISBN-10: 1419767682
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 40
Language: English
"A tender, lovingly rendered tribute to the joys and complexities of the parent-child bond."—Kirkus