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I is for India : World Alphabets - Prodeepta Das

I is for India

World Alphabets

By: Prodeepta Das (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st March 2016
ISBN: 9781847807571
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old

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Beautifully photographed to show the vast and colourful diversity of India.

From Bollywood 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. This stunningly photographed introduction to this unique and vibrant subcontinent has been updated with new images of today's India.

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. Prodeepta lives in London.

Industry Reviews

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

ISBN: 9781847807571
ISBN-10: 1847807577
Series: World Alphabets
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st March 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.43 x 20.83  x 0.51
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Type: Revised

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