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Prita Goes to India (Children Return to…

Prita Goes to India (Children Return to Their Roots)

by Prodeepta Das

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 184507128X, Hardcover)

Seven year-old Prita has come to India for the first time, with her parents and her elder sister, to visit their many relatives. She is fascinated by everything, from the Taj Mahal to the village shrines in Orissa, where her parents were born; from delicious green coconuts to market stalls filled with savory snacks; but above all, by the way of the daily life of her relatives. Some of it is like her life at home — but much of it is very different. India, and Pritta, come alive in this absorbing book that offers a rare child's-eye-view of another country and culture.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:10 -0400)

With photographs throughout, this informative series shows how countries are seen through the eyes of a westernised child from an immigrant family, visiting his/her family homeland. In this title, seven-year-old Prita has come to India for the first time, with her parents and her elder sister, to visit their many relatives.… (more)

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