Srividhya Venkat

Nayantara Surendranath

Release Date:
April 2021


229x229mm Picture Book

Age group:


The Clever Tailor

Karadi Tales


Rupa Ram is a famous but poor tailor with an unfulfilled dream – to stitch something for his own family. So, when he receives a gift of a brand new saafa, he is inspired to do just that! At the heart of this touching tale is a generous man who uses his imagination and creativity to do right by his family.With delightful illustrations by Nayantara Surendranath, this book is Srividhya Venkat’s charming Indian adaptation of a European folktale.

Key Selling Points:

  • A plot that explores relevant themes of resourcefulness, upcycling and the value of a commodity apart from its monetary worth
  • Illustrations depict traditional Rajasthani culture and wardrobe
  • Winner of the 2019 SCBWI Cyrstal Kite Award for the Middle East/India/Asia region
  • Listed as a Highly Commended book by the South Asia Book Award 2020
  • Stories from diverse cultures build empathy and understanding #WeNeedDiverseBooks

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