My Mother’s Sari, by Sandhyr Rao (ages 3-6)
A beautiful book for Mother’s Day filled with photographs of colorful saris that pop off the page. Each illustration contains drawings of young children interacting with the photographed sari patterns in a variety of ways as they describe its aspects. “My mother’s Sari is like a long train. It fills the air with color as I dance and sing. I sail down a river and climb up a rope.” The patterned backgrounds on which they are all laid out help add to the visual interest. A unique book that demonstrates that no matter what your culture, mommy’s clothes are always fascinating.
My Mother’s Sari,by Sandhyr Rao, 2006, $6.95; ages 3-6