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1913074617
Book:The star birthday; Chitra Soundar; illustrated by Soofiya:2021 Book The star birthday; Chitra Soundar; illustrated by Soofiya
The star birthday; Chitra Soundar; illustrated by Soofiya
Author: Soundar, Chitra
Author: Soofiya
Year: 2021
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: JY
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books, 2021
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781913074616
Notes:
Grandad and Granny come to visit from India and show the boys that the best way to eat mangoes is in the bath! There's a Star Birthday for Nikhil, with a special Indian Feast. Another day the family all go for a banana picnic in the park. Everyone is sad when it's time for Granny and Grandad to go back to India, but Nikhil and Jay promise to send letters and pictures.
Series: Nikhil and Jay
Extent: 95 pages, illustrations (black and white), 20 cm, pbk
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