High-quality print, hardbound, illustrated book that inspires across age groups. This is the enthralling story of a girl, Chungneijang, born into abject poverty in rural eastern India. She spent many days standing outside her classroom because her parents couldn’t pay the school fee in time. She pursued boxing secretly because no one supported her. Mary Kom became an Olympic boxer with her amazing determination. Her inspiring story is enriched with illustrations that provide cultural reference, nuggets, map and timeline. Namaste,Mary Kom! 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 : 2018
Pages : 80
Series : Namaste, Series!
Language : English
Format : Hardcover eBook Audio Book
ISBN Number : 9789814782050
Dimensions : 21,7 cm x 11 cm x 15,5 cm
Shipping weight : 260 grams