We are very happy to announce that BRAVE WITH BEAUTY is a 2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People! Help us spread the word and get these beautiful books into more classrooms. #socialstudiesmatters
https://youtu.be/mNrBkTbtql4 Story by Maxine Rose Schur, Art by Patricia Grush, Robin Dewitt, and Golsa Yaghoobi. Music : Ustād Gadā Mohammad, an Afghān musician from the city of Herāt, specialized in playing Dutār (Public Domain Work, Source: Wikimedia Commons) The gorgeous story of Queen Goharshad is out into the world! We are going to celebrate by… Continue reading A powerful #herstory for all ages
Amla Mater chosen as an Honor Book by the 2018 VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Award. #ownvoices
You are invited to Ritu and her girlfriend Chandni's forthcoming nuptials! We are thrilled to finally be able to reveal the beautiful cover for our upcoming picture book that celebrates love against the backdrop of a loud and colorful desi wedding. Just look at the gorgeous brides<3<3<3! Stay tuned for previews and more...coming… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!
Award-winning author-illustrator Elizabeth Dulemba, interviewed illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta and talked to her about the process of creating the artwork for Mina vs. the Monsoon. Debasmita's answers will put a smile on your face! Here's one we love love love - e: Is there a unique or funny story behind the creation of Mina Vs. The Monsoon? Debasmita: So… Continue reading Talking to her PB characters: An inteview with illustrator Debasmita Dasgupta