Poojah Makhijani (A) and Elena Gomez (ILT)
List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - East Indian / Mother and Daughter /Growing Up - 2007)
Ashay's Price: $16.99
Description: When a young girl eyes her mother's suitcase full of gorgeous silk, cotton and embroidered saris, she decides that she, too, should wear one, even though she is too young for such clothing. When the mother finally realizes how important it is for her little girl to feel like a big girl on her seventh birthday, she dresses up her daughter in the folds of a blue sari. Feeling grown-up and very pretty, the daughter is thrilled to look just like her mother, even if only for a day. Mama's Saris captures an elegant snapshot of every girl's wish to play dress up.
Ashay says,"What a beautiful story and vivid illustrations. Look at the eye contact between Mother and Daughter. So real and authentic. I know these people. I am sure every girl can relate to this story as she dreams of growing up to be like her Mom. Must have for the library and classroom."
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.4 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces