I is for India Big book by Prodeepta Das
  

Synopsis

I is for India Big book by Prodeepta Das

From Bullock cart to Peacock, from Namaskar to Tea, this photographic alphabet is a celebration of India in all its vast and colourful diversity. Prodeepta Das explores India's customs, religions and culture, focusing both on the rhythms of the bustling cities, and on day-to-day village life. A stunningly photographed introduction to this unique and vibrant subcontinent.

Reviews

Beautifully photographed pictorial alphabet which replaces Kiplingesque view of the Subcontinent with vibrant images of contemporary Indian life. Independent This book is a refreshing change from the many detailed, often tedious, accounts of life in a foreign country. Junior Education Informative and a useful addition to the study of the Indian subcontinent. www.writeaway.org.uk

About the Author

Prodeepta Das was born in Cuttack, in eastern India. He is a freelance photographer and author whose pictures have been published in over 20 children's books. In 1991 Inside India, which he also wrote, won the Commonwealth Photographer's Award. Prodeepta's books for Frances Lincoln are P is for Pakistan, Prita Goes to India, K is for Korea, We are Britain!, Geeta's Day, I is for India, J is for Jamaica, Kamal Goes to Trinidad, P is for Poland, T is for Turkey, S is for South Africa, R is for Russia and B is for Bangladesh.

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Book Info

Format

Big book
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Prodeepta Das
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

6th January 2000

ISBN

9780711215399


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