Where Elephants Dance: Meet the 2017 South Asia Book Award Winners

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Oshtemo Branch
Community Room

Event Details

Stories from South Asia featuring the Winners of the 2017 South Asia Book Award
Celebrate the most recent winners of the South Asia Book Award at this very special author visit!
  • Mahak Jain, author of the beautiful picture book, Maya, will talk about the power of story and how a young Indian girl uses it to overcome her fears.
  • Illustrator, Elly MacKay, will describe and show the amazing paper theater illustrations she created to bring both India and Maya’s dreams to life.
  • Learn about the Nepalese elephant guides in Eric Dinerstein’s What Elephants Know. The story tells the tale of young Nandu, an orphan struggling to help save the elephant stable from closing.
Both stories are magical adventures that will expose readers to the wonders of South Asia. The event also features a discussion on the importance of telling stories from South Asia. Book will be available for sale and signing. Family welcome.
Event Type(s): Kids, All Ages