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The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

Hardcover

$16.95
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on September 3, 2019

Overview


“Alea Marley’s cover illustration screams JOY and LOVE. I love everything about this important and necessary picture book, especially Harpreet Singh and his big heart.” —Mr. Schu, Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic

“This simple yet sensitive story about a child coming to terms with things beyond his control will resonate across cultures.” —Kirkus


Harpreet Singh loves his colors—but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?

Harpreet Singh has a different color for every mood and occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially takes care with his patkahis turban—smoothing it out and making sure it always matches his outfit. But when Harpreet’s mom finds a new job in a snowy city and they have to move, all he wants is to be invisible. Will he ever feel a happy sunny yellow again?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454931843
Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
Publication date: 09/03/2019
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author


Born and raised in the Midwest, Supriya Kelkar learned Hindi as a child by watching three Hindi movies a week. Supriya is a screenwriter who has worked on the writing teams for several Hindi films and one Hollywood feature. Her books include American as Paneer PieThe Sandalwood Pyre, and Ahimsa. Learn more at supriyakelkar.com.

Alea Marley is a children's illustrator who is is currently based in North England. Her illustration clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sterling, American Girl, Little Bee, and Macmillan. Find her online at aleamarley.co.uk.