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3+years

Dancing in Thatha's Footsteps

Author: Srividhya VenkatIllustrator: Kavita Ramchandran

When Varun watches his sister’s Bharatanatyam lesson, he finds himself wanting to do this classical Indian dance as well. Varsha tells him that dancing isn’t for boys, but their grandfather shows them that’s not true. Vibrant illustrations help tell a story many children will relate to in this charming book. 

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  • Winner: South Asia Book Award 2022
  • Own Voice
  • South Asian representation
  • Challenges gender stereotypes