We call her Baa


Author: Subhadra Sen Gupta
Illustrated by Neeta Gangopadhya

9788184794786 | Center Stapled | 36 pp. | 2019 | Pratham Books

We call her Ba is the inspiring story of Kasturba Gandhi, the lady who walked shoulder to shoulder with one of the most prominent leaders of the world. Printed on handmade paper, the book makes for a beautiful and memorable gift.

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Kasturba Gandhi was no ordinary woman. She had a strong identity, courage and tremendous willpower and she sacrificed a lot for her country. She was a friend and trusted companion of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji’s biographer, Louis Fischer wrote about her, “Being herself and being at the same time a shadow of the Mahatma made her a remarkable woman.” Read about this amazing woman who walked shoulder to shoulder with one of the most prominent leaders of the world during the most turbulent times of this peninsula.


Subhadra Sen Gupta
Illustrator: Neeta Gangopadhya




Pratham Books


Center Stapled



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About the Author

Subhadra Sen Gupta has been writing for children for many years. Her strength is historical fiction. She also likes writing about interesting people and places, and loves mystery stories. She has a weakness for good food.

A post graduate from the College of Art, New Delhi, Neeta Gangopadhya has illustrated several books for children. She represented India at the Biennale of Illustrations, Bratislava in 1995. Her illustrations are included in the book Once upon a time in India which has been nominated for the IBBY Honour list, 2006.


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