Treasure for Lunch by Shenaaz NanjiTreasure for Lunch by Shenaaz Nanji

Treasure for Lunch

byShenaaz NanjiIllustratorYvonne Cathcart

Hardcover | September 29, 2000

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Shaira loves her grandmother and the wonderful Indian foods that she prepares. But the young girl is afraid that her school friends will think them strange. Not wanting to seem weird or different, Shaira attempts to hide the unusual foods her immigrant grandmother sends with her each day.After burying her grandmother’s delights during several lunches, a friend discovers her stash and Shaira reluctantly pulls out today’s treasure. Soon, all of her friends are wanting to trade their lunches for hers. With rich full-colour illustrations, Treasure for Lunch is wonderfully funny – a story about celebrating and being comfortable with one’s heritage. At the same time, it’s a lovely tale of acceptance of difference, and is ideal for children eight and under.

About The Author

Shenaaz G. Nanji was born in Kenya and now lives with her family in Calgary, Alberta. She is the author of Treasure for Lunch, Teeny Weeny Penny, Grandma’s Heart and The Old Fisherman of Lamu.Popular children’s illustrator Yvonne Cathcart has illustrated ten picture books including Katharine and the Garbage Dump, It’s A Jungle In Here ...
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Title:Treasure for LunchFormat:HardcoverDimensions:24 pages, 8.78 × 8.68 × 0.36 inPublished:September 29, 2000Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1896764320

ISBN - 13:9781896764320

Appropriate for ages: 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Moral Nice story with an emphasis on multiculturalism and different types of food. Great for children to read when dealing with diversity in schools.
Date published: 2004-01-01