Author(s): Prodeepta Das
From Bollywood to Peacock, from Namaskar to Tea, this photographic alphabet is a celebration of India in all its vast and colourful diversity. Prodeepta Das explores India's customs, religions and culture, focusing both on the rhythms of the bustling cities, and on day-to-day village life. This stunningly photographed introduction to this unique and vibrant subcontinent has been updated with new images of today's India.
Informative and a useful addition to the study of the Indian subcontinent. www.writeaway.org.uk This book is a refreshing change from the many detailed, often tedious, accounts of life in a foreign country. Junior Education Beautifully photographed pictorial alphabet which replaces Kiplingesque view of the Subcontinent with vibrant images of contemporary Indian life. Independent
PRODEEPTA DAS was born in Cuttack, in eastern India. He is a freelance photographer and author whose pictures have been published in over 30 children's books. In 1991 Inside India, which he also wrote, won the Commonwealth Photographer's Award. Prodeepta's books for Frances Lincoln are P is for Pakistan, Prita Goes to India, K is for Korea, We are Britain!, Geeta's Day, I is for India, J is for Jamaica, Kamal Goes to Trinidad, P is for Poland, T is for Turkey, S is for South Africa, R is for Russiaand B is for Bangladesh.