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“This warm picture book of familial love and history brings alive a meaningful Bangladeshi tradition.”
—Kirkus Reviews

The Katha Chest

Written by Radhiah Chowdhury
Illustrated by Lavanya Naidu
Published by Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Asiya loves to visit Nanu’s house where she can rummage through Nanu’s katha chest filled with quilts. There are stories in each of the quilts that her Nanu has collected through the years, all about the bold and brave women in Asiya’s family. Among all of the games and exciting things at Nanu’s house, Asiya thinks these hidden histories are the grandest treasure.

Primary ISBN: 9781665903905
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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