Dancing in Thatha's Footsteps (Hardcover)

Dancing in Thatha's Footsteps By Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A 2022 South Asia Book Award Winner


On Sundays, Varun has his karate lesson, and his sister Varsha heads to dance school with their grandfather. One weekend, Varun reluctantly accompanies his sister to her lesson. Bored of waiting, he peeks into the classroom, and almost immediately, he is fascinated by the rhythm and grace of bharatanatyam, a dance from India that Varsha is learning to perfect. Varun tries a few moves at home in secret because...well, boys don't dance, do they? His grandfather is not so sure. Will Thatha be able to convince Varun to dance in his footsteps?


A heartwarming picture book about an intergenerational Indian-American family discovering a shared love for bharatanatyam, an ancient classical dance form that continues to fascinate young dancers across the globe.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781949528909
ISBN-10: 1949528901
Publisher: Yali Books
Publication Date: June 30th, 2021
Pages: 36
Language: English