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The Story Quilt

 

 | Book Awards 2022 | Writings for Young Adults

The Story Quilt

Come crawl under the story quilt and get enveloped in the warmth and colour of a beautiful patchwork of regional children's stories. Meet the ghost who longs to use a computer, the smart thief who is outsmarted by his travel companion, the girl who dreams of playing cricket, and even a runaway scooter! This delightful collection of eight children's stories includes translations from Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Punjabi and Sindhi. And adding to its charm are the beautiful illustrations that showcase the popular art style of each of these regions.

Full Title: The Story Quilt

Author: Harshikaa Udasi
Publisher: Harper Children's

Award Category: Writings for Young Adults
About the Book: 

Come crawl under the story quilt and get enveloped in the warmth and colour of a beautiful patchwork of regional children's stories.

Meet the ghost who longs to use a computer, the smart thief who is outsmarted by his travel companion, the girl who dreams of playing cricket, and even a runaway scooter!

This delightful collection of eight children's stories includes translations from Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Punjabi and Sindhi. And adding to its charm are the beautiful illustrations that showcase the popular art style of each of these regions. Come crawl under the story quilt and get enveloped in the warmth and colour of a beautiful patchwork of regional children's stories.

Meet the ghost who longs to use a computer, the smart thief who is outsmarted by his travel companion, the girl who dreams of playing cricket, and even a runaway scooter!

This delightful collection of eight children's stories includes translations from Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Punjabi and Sindhi. And adding to its charm are the beautiful illustrations that showcase the popular art style of each of these regions.


About the Author: 

Harshikaa Udasi is a journalist with over 20 years of experience. She runs Book Trotters Club, a book club for children in Mumbai and Deolali, and also online. She is the author of Friends Behind Walls and Kittu's Very Mad Day, which won the FICCI Best Children's Book Award (English) 2017. She has also written several short stories, notably in the anthologies Flipped, Thank God It's Caturday! and On Your Marks.


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