High-quality print, hardbound, illustrated book that inspires across age groups. This is the captivating story of a girl born in western India to a social activist couple. Medha won most debating competitions at school. She spent her Sundays in urban slums and vacations in rural villages. She didn’t like what she saw. Ignorance and fear of authorities impacted the poorest of people. She decided to fight for their rights and became a powerful voice against bullies. Medha Patkar’s efforts took the form of a movement. Her inspiring story is enriched with illustrations that provide cultural reference, nuggets, map and timeline. Namaste,Medha Patkar! 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
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
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 : 20180314
Pages : 96
Series : Namaste, Series!
Language : English
Format : Hardcover eBook Audio Book
ISBN Number : 9789814782296
Dimensions : 21,7 cm x 11 cm x 15,5 cm
Shipping weight : 280 grams