Amma's Sari

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As a second-generation migrant, 6-year-old Shreya’s life tilts between her life at home and the outside world. While her love for family lifts her up, her spirits plummet at the stares and whispers that her mother's sari attracts.

Searching for balance, Shreya asks questions about her culture. But despite the beautiful stories her mother shares, Shreya’s internal and external struggle continues. 
 
But when Shreya finds herself lost in a crowd, it's the shimmer of Amma’s sari that leads her to finding pride in her difference.

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ISBN:

9781760509910

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

32

Dimensions:

27cm x 22cm

Weight:

390g

RRP:

$24.99

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing

Published:

30 March 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sandhya Parappukkaran

Sandhya Parappukkaran left her job as a Food Technologist so she could put her feet up and read. Then she rediscovered her passion for children’s books. She writes stories with themes of ‘embracing your cultural identity’ inspired by her South Indian heritage. Sandhya resides in Brisbane with her husband,

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Michelle Pereira

Michelle Pereira is an illustrator who spent her childhood in Nairobi, Kenya and now lives in Melbourne, Australia. She graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Communication Design and became a professional illustrator after a somewhat extended, but enjoyable, stint of bar work. She has worked with a range of clients such as Penguin UK, Netflix, the New York Times and Marie Claire. She uses bright colours and textural elements