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    Srividhya Venkat

ISBN: 9788193388907
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The Clever Tailor

by: Srividhya Venkat
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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.

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.

ISBN: 9788193388907
Publisher: Karadi Tales
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  1. Urvi Mehrotra, Grade 7B

    The Clever Tailor is a picture book apt for the junior reader’s mind, which is filled with curiosity and “”gulaabs.” This book is an adaption of a European folktale. This would be appropriate for readers from the age 4 to 6 considering the author’s writing style and vocabulary used which quite casual. The author also employs anaphora in the book quite often, in instances such as “that it finally wore out” and “He surprised everyone with a…”
    The illustrator, Nayantara Surendranath’s, drawings have pleased my eyes! Her illustrations are so unconventional and yet so unique. The effect of her illustrations are childlike and it seems to be done by color pencils. In case you’re wondering about the story, its title conveys the story, a clever tailor, whose unfulfilled dream is to stitch for his family. He is then inspired by a newly-received saafa. His family’s dislike of their clothing helps him alter it into something much more useful and liked but to find the likes, dislikes, and turns, and twists in this bijou picture book, read it!