High-quality print, hardbound, illustrated book that inspires across age groups. This is a mesmerising story of a girl who liked swimming and cycling, but took up playing badminton. Her father borrowed money from his colleagues so that she could train and participate in tournaments. Waking up at four every morning she trained for two hours before school and three hours after school six days a week. Her determination and dedication lead her to winning laurels for the country. Her inspiring story is enriched with illustrations that provide cultural reference, nuggets, map and timeline. Namaste,Saina Nehwal! enthuses readers across ages, geographies and cultures.
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 : 2018
Pages : 80
Series : Namaste, Series!
Language : English
Format : Hardcover eBook Audio Book
ISBN Number : 9789814782142
Dimensions : 21,7 cm x 11 cm x 15,5 cm
Shipping weight : 260 grams