Sadiq loves stitching colourful patterns on rugs. However, his Ammi reminds him that boys in his community don’t stitch, they tend to the livestock. But Sadiq is determined to pursue his passion.This winsome tale that defies gender norms and talks about a fading shepherd craft of Kashmir, is beautifully written by Mamta Nainy, and illustrated through watercolour vistas by renowned artist Niloufer Wadia.
Shortlisted for The Hindu Young World GoodBooks Award 2019. Nominated for Jarul Book Children’s Choice Award, 2019. Received an Honorable Mention at the Neev Literature Festival.
Age Group: 7 to 9 Author: Mamta Nainy Illustrator: Niloufer Wadia No. of Pages: 40 Type: Picture Book Format: Hard bound