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Ammama’s Sari (Wordless)

Author : Niveditha Subramaniam
Illustrator : Niveditha Subramaniam

Oh-oh! Ammama’s sari has a hole in it! So she gets down to some snipping and stitching. And the sari becomes a pretty curtain, a snug baby-sling, a perfect plaything for the cat . . .

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Age 0+
Specifications 24 pages; 8" x 8"; full colour; soft cover
ISBN 978-93-89203-16-5
First Published 2019

Niveditha Subramaniam’s stunningly textured cloth collages weave through the pages of this wordless picture book with the touch and feel of the sari. To her, they evoke comfortable sensory memories of her own Ammama — the grandmother for whom upcycling was as natural as being in a sari.

Appropriate for children between 0 to 100

It captures the essence of the Indian design philosophy of affordance of everyday materials and objects—the very antithesis of the modern affliction of ‘use-and-throw’. The Book Review Journal

Oh happy day!!!

'#niveditasubramaniam ‘s tribute to her own Ammama, who was a natural at upcycling, wraps you up in its comforting and gentle folds. The fact that this is a family story, the best kind of story ever, makes this book even more special.'Myth Aunty