Title of Picture Book: Vinod and the Deepavali Dishes
Author: Debra Ann Francisco
Illustrator: Madeline Wee
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Straits Times Press, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: It’s a busy day for Vinod! He has to follow his Aunty Meera around Little India on her Deepavali shopping errands. Back home, he makes an amazing discovery about his Tatta (grandfather). Find out what Vinod learns about Tatta’s youth and how he puts his creative juices to work helping his family out in this kitchen.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc):Self, family, celebrations
5 Keywords (other than themes): Food, grandfather, history, culture, Indian
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A good way to know about common Indian food and spices.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-47-4798-1
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses