Niveditha Subramaniam

Aindri C

Release Date:
May 2022


23cm x 23cm Picture Book

Age group:


Ammu’s Bottle Boat

Tulika Publishers


Ammu and her friends haven’t heard that bags get stuck in the guts of birds … so when she leaves her plastic bottle boat to bob its way from steam to sea, Ammu has no idea what dangers she has set adrift.

Key Words

#Environment #Plastic #Sustainability #Gyotku

Key Selling Points:

  • Award-winning writer Niveditha Subramaniam’s verse compellingly evokes the casual carelessness with which we destroy the natural world
  • Aindri C’s illustrations put a clever spin on a traditional art form – the fish and sea creatures used as printing plates in the Japanese art of ‘Gyotaku’ are replaced with plastic objects like bottle caps and bubble wrap
  • Combines hard facts with rhyme and rhythm to show children the consequences that our actions have on the environment
  • Shows children how they can take small steps to make more sustainable choices

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