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Sona and the Wedding Game

Kashmira Sheth, Yoshiko Jaeggi (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/10/2022)


Experience the magic of an Indian wedding in this #OwnVoices story of a girl playing a fun, traditional game on her sister's wedding day. From author Kashmira Sheth.

★ "Everyone will want to attend this wedding." ―Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

Sona's big sister is getting married and she's been given an important job to do. She has to steal the groom's shoes.

She's never attended a wedding before, so she's unfamiliar with this Indian tradition―as well as many of the other magical experiences that will occur before and during the special event. But with the assistance of her annoying cousin Vishal, Sona finds a way to steal the shoes and get a very special reward.

With amusing text and gorgeous, vibrant watercolors, author Kashmira Sheth and illustrator Yoshiko Jaeggi present a heartwarming story ripe with themes of family, ritual, and tradition.


CCBC Choices (Picture Books for School-Age Children) ―Cooperative Children's Book Center
Best Children's Books of the Year ―Bank Street College of Education
Best Books of 2015: Best of Children's List ―Kirkus Reviews
South Asia Book Award (Highly Commended) ―South Asia National Outreach Consortium
Storytelling World Resource Awards (Honor, Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners) ―Storytelling World
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ―Kansas National Education Association

Also by Kashmira Sheth:
Feast of Peas
Monsoon Afternoon
My Dadima Wears a Sari
Tiger in My Soup

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561457359, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2015