NBA 2019 Honour Book | Picture Books

Author: Mamta Nainy 

Publisher: Karadi Tales Company Private Limited

Illustrator: Niloufer Wadia

About the book: 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.