Our World: India (Board Books)
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 experience of life in India to create this appealing board book as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.
Meera Sriram grew up in Chennai, 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. She has also written A Gift for Amma and Dumpling Day for Barefoot Books, and contributed a story to Water: A Deep Dive of Discovery. Learn more at www.meerasriram.com. 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.