Namaste, Lata Mangeshkar!
Her voice touches at least a billion hearts

Namaste, Lata Mangeshkar!
Her voice touches at least a billion hearts

Author : Sunanda Verma

Illustrator : Carolin Spannuth

Series Editor : Sunoor

Brief description :

High-quality print, hardbound, illustrated book that inspires across age groups. This is the absorbing story of a girl, Lata, born in a small town of India. At five years of age, she was a theater singer and artiste. At thirteen, she became the sole bread winner of her family when her father passed away. She moved cities, walked long distances and survived on cups of tea in search of work. Lata Mangeshkar went on to become one of the most famous playback singers and a woman who fought for the rights of playback singers. Her inspiring story is enriched with illustrations that provide cultural reference, nuggets, map and timeline. Namaste, Lata Mangeshkar! enthuses readers across ages, geographies and cultures. This book inspires global citizenship and a growth mindset.
When you buy this book you inspire another reader. For each book sold, a copy will be gifted to a rural school in India.

About the Author
Sunanda Verma
Born in Sofia, raised in New Delhi & Fiji, and nurtured in Singapore and Johannesburg; Sunanda is a writer-journalist. In a previous avatar Sunanda was a TV News Producer. She relishes trying to decipher cultural codes of communications of different nationalities, age groups and gender, and channeling them to audiences through essays and stories. Sunanda has co-authored Learner’s Hindi-English Thematic Visual Dictionary, and translated more than 15 books from Hindi to English.

About the illustrator
Carolin Spannuth
Born and educated in Hamburg and Freiburg, Germany. Carolin’s work as a lawyer advancing human rights and refugee protection has seen her posted to the United States of America, Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco and Switzerland. Passion for art has accompanied her since early childhood. She enjoys illustrating transcultural themes. Carolin lives in small village in Europe.

Published : 2018

Pages : 80

Series : Namaste, Series!

Language : English

Format : Hardcover eBook Audio Book

ISBN Number : 9789814782114

Dimensions : 21,7 cm x 11 cm x 15,5 cm

Shipping weight : 260 grams


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