SADIQ WANTS TO STITCH
DESCRIPTION: Sadiq loves stitching colourful patterns on rugs.
However, his Ammi reminds him that boys in his community don’t stitch, they tend to the livestock. But Sadiq is determined to pursue his passion.
This winsome tale that defies gender norms and talks about a fading shepherd craft of Kashmir, is beautifully written by Mamta Nainy, and illustrated through watercolour vistas by renowned artist Niloufer Wadia.
AWARDS: Nominated, Jarul Book Children’s Choice Award, 2019