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Written by Meera Sriram

Illustrated by Mariona Cabassa

In this critically-acclaimed book inspired by the author’s hometown of Chennai, India, a girl explores the vibrant rainbow of delights in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her amma (mother). Educational endnotes explain all the items on sale and introduce readers to markets around the world.


Recommended for ages 4-8


We love this book for its diverse perspective and showing us a glimpse of live in a new and different place as well as the vibrant illustrations!






A Gift for Amma - Market Day in India

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