|School is over for the day and young South Asian Nimesh starts his walk home. He meets a dragon and sharks and skates across the ice at the North Pole. He encounters a guardsman for the Indian Maharaja. And then, he happens upon pirates and a princess. Nimesh’s BIG imagination is complemented by vivid collage like images. mjw|
|Title: Names The Adventurer
Author: Ranjit Singh
Illustrator: Mehrdokht Amini
Publisher: Lantana Publishing Ltd. U.K.
Original Language: English
Hardcover pages: 32
Age range: 4-7
Genre: Picture Book
Book setting: India
Author’s ethnicity: British, of East Indian Heritage
Illustrator’s ethnicity: Iranian
Awards: Illustrator has won the Africana Best Book Award
Subjects: Fantasy, Imagination, Magic, Multicultural
This sounds fab – I love reviewing diverse picture books so will check this out.