Rupa Ram is a famous but poor tailor with an unfulfilled dream – to stitch something for his own family. So, when he receives a gift of a brand new saafa, he is inspired to do just that! At the heart of this touching tale is a generous man who uses his imagination and creativity to do right by his family. With delightful illustrations by Nayantara Surendranath, this book is Srividhya Venkat’s charming Indian adaptation of a European folktale.
Age Group: 7 to 9 Author: Srividhya Venkat Illustrator: Nayantara Surendranath No. of Pages: 44 Type: Picture Book Format: Hard bound
Winner of the 2019 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for the Middle East/India/Asia region.
Shortlisted for the Neev Children’s Book Award, 2019.
Chosen for the 101 Great Books for Kids 2019 list by Evanston Public Library.
Listed as a Highly Commended book by the South Asia Book Award 2020.