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Gift for Amma: Market Day in India

Written by Meera Sriram & illustrated by Mariona Cabassa
Published by Barefoot Books
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In this #OwnVoices book inspired by the author’s hometown of Chennai, India, a girl explores the vibrant rainbow of delights in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her amma (mother). Endnotes explain all the items on sale and introduce readers to markets around the world.

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Who Wrote Gift for Amma: Market Day in India

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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.

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Mariona Cabassa

Mariona Cabassa studied illustration at the Massana Art School and completed her postgraduate degree at the School of Fine Arts in Strasbourg, where she also learned how to speak French. She has illustrated more than 80 books in Spain and other countries. She lives in Barcelona, Spain.

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Mariona Cabassa's Book Dedication

For Anik, beautiful and dear soul

Meera Sriram's Book Dedication

To my amma, for her quiet strength

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781646860623
Publication Date:
August 14, 2020
Text Details:
This book was typeset in Bentham, Carrotcake and DK Crayon Crumble
Illustration Details:
The illustrations for this book were prepared in pencils, pastels and water-based paints
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2020006121
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1141020698
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1646860624
Scholastic Level:
M

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