A Stitch in Time


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Authors: Veena Prasad, Himadri Das
Illustrated by Ankitha Kini

9789353094249 | Centre Stapled | pp. 16 | 2019 | Pratham

First a ripped shirt and then a faulty iron box. Learn about repairing and recycling by taking a stitch in time with Shyam and Shrisha.

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First a ripped shirt and then a faulty iron box. The day has just begun for Shyam. With everything going wrong one after the other Shrisha takes him to a Repair Mela where you can fix almost anything.


Veena Prasad, Himadri Das
Illustrator: Ankitha Kini




Center Stapled



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Pratham Books





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About the Contributors

Veena Prasad writes stories and essays, creates crosswords, teaches literature, makes compost, and completely fails to classify herself! She has written for both children and adults on a variety of topics, and she particularly enjoys tackling difficult subjects and writing about them in simple, lucid prose. Himadri Das is an urbanist and educator based in Bengaluru. His interest lies in propagating awareness of sustainability through consultancy, advocacy and activism. He is a trustee at Repair Café Bengaluru. Ankitha Kini is an animator, comic-artist and illustrator. Whimsy is her strong suit and her family is her muse. Stories from various cultures set off her imagination and send her flying to her drawing table. Her profession lets her stay a child forever. She studied Animation Film Design at NID, Ahmedabad.


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