Mama's Saris

byPooja MakhijaniIllustratorElena Gomez

May 1, 2007|
Mama's Saris by Pooja Makhijani
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When a young girl eyes her mother''s suitcase full of gorgeous silk, cotton and embroidered saris, she decides that she, too, should wear one, even though she is too young for such clothing. When the mother finally realizes how important it is for her little girl to feel like a big girl on her seventh birthday, she dresses up her daughter in the folds of a blue sari. Feeling grown-up and very pretty, the daughter is thrilled to look just like her mother, even if only for a day. Mama''s Saris captures an elegant snapshot of every girl''s wish to play dress up.
Pooja Makhijani''s writing for young adults has been published by teen literary magazine, Cicada. She is the editor of the Under Her Skin: How Girls Experience Race in America: How Girls Experience Race in America, an anthology of essays. She earned a Masters in Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College in 2005 and is currently an Associat...
Title:Mama's Saris
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.38 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.38 in
Published:May 1, 2007
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Appropriate for ages:3
ISBN - 13:9780316011051

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