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Namaste Is a Greeting by Suma Subramaniam
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Namaste Is a Greeting by Suma Subramaniam
Hardcover $17.99
Oct 11, 2022 | ISBN 9781536217834

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A great purchase with a simple path to showing children how a word can be a way of living, a greeting, and a blessing, all at once.
—School Library Journal

Vibrant, textured illustrations depict a blossoming friendship between the little one and the neighbor, while a series of statements describe what namaste means to the child. . . Visually appealing.
—Kirkus Reviews

This picture book uses gorgeous artwork and simple text to introduce young readers to Indian culture.

This gorgeously illustrated picture book celebrates the culture of compassion and the significant impact small gestures can have. It’s a beautiful lesson for readers of all ages.

This simple story of greeting, sharing and kindness explores the depth of meaning in the word ‘namaste.’
—The Virginian Pilot

Suma Subramaniam’s simple but stirring text explores the significance and meanings of ‘namaste,’ while Sandhya Prabhat’s character-driven illustrations add narrative layers. . . this book feels uniquely personal, powerful, and necessary. The characters express diversity, inclusion, mindfulness, respect, and a heart-glowing sense of warmth. . . . During a season when gifts are given and received, readers might especially appreciate this book’s message of year-round, universal caring.
—The Christian Science Monitor

A sweet lyrical book that reminds readers about the dynamism of the word namaste.
—The Toronto Star

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