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The boy & the bindi

Vivek Shraya

The boy & the bindi

by Vivek Shraya

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Tilaks,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Hindu children

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also in electronic format.

    Other titlesBoy and the bindi
    Statementwritten by Vivek Shraya ; illustrated by Rajni Perera
    ContributionsPerera, Rajni, 1985- illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S5591473 Bo 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 unnumbered pages
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26940722M
    ISBN 101551526689
    ISBN 109781551526683
    OCLC/WorldCa938996631

      The Boy & the Bindi is a children's picture book by Vivek Shraya and illustrated by Rajni Perera. It is about a young boy's obsession with his mother's bindi and his .   In this rhyming picture book, a young boy decides to wear a colourful bindi between his brows just like his Ammi. He is fascinated by its beauty, and its relevance, once his mother explains why she puts it on. Like her, the boy finds that it calms him and opens his mind. It is a source of identity, and even cultural pride.

    Get this from a library! The boy & the bindi. [Vivek Shraya; Rajni Perera] -- "A playful story about a young boy's fascination with the dot on his mother's forehead"--Back cover. A young boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, and asks her to explain what it is. Get this from a library! The boy & the bindi. [Vivek Shraya; Rajni Perera] -- A young boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, and asks her to explain what it is and why she wears it. She tells him that the red dot is commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point.

    In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by South Asian women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural significance. The Boy & the Bindi (Book): Shraya, Vivek: "A playful story about a young boy's fascination with the dot on his mother's forehead"--Back cover.


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In this beautiful children’s picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother’s bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural /5(22).

The Boy & the Bindi is a children's picture book written by Vivek Shraya and illustrated by Rajni Perera, which tells a story about a boy questioning his mother about her bindi and asking for one himself. Shraya's text is rather simply wonderful – it's simplistic, straightforward, yet has a innocence and almost poetic tone to it/5.

The Boy & the Bindi is a children's picture book The boy & the bindi book Vivek Shraya and illustrated by Rajni Perera. It is about a young boy's obsession with his mother's bindi and his experiences when he wears one. Reception.

The School Library Journal in a review of The Boy & the Bindi wrote "Shraya (God Loves Hair) makes her picture book debut with gentle rhymes and warm whimsy, amplified by Toronto Author: Vivek Shraya. In this beautiful children’s picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother’s bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural /5(21).

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Rather than chastise her son, she. Bindi is a book I won on Goodreads. It is the story of a young Indian boy who lives with his mother. His mother dies unexpectedly, and Bindi writes to his aunt and uncle to have come for him. The letter gets lost, and what happens after that is all that Bindi goes through to find home/5.

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A young boy is fascinated by his mother's bindi in this rhyming picture-book from Canadian artist and author Vivek Shraya. Attracted to the "bright and pretty spot," he is given a poetic explanation of what a bindi is and does, keeping one "safe and true," and reminding the wearer of where she comes from.3/5(1).

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural significance.

In this beautiful children’s picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother’s bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his own.

Rather than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural. A small boy asks his mother about her bindi, the dot Hindu women wear on their foreheads: “Above her nose is where it goes./ What is this dot.

I want to know!” He looks up at her in the. The book does not say that bindis are mainly worn by Hindu women in relation to their marital status, allowing readers familiar with the culture to imagine what it means for the boy's mother.

Her decision to give one to her son opens up discussions of gender within cultural norms, including the fact that some Hindu men wear bindis for spiritual.

At Bindi’s Bollywood-themed ninth birthday party, Edward, Madeline’s brother, is alarmed by his sister’s narcissism. “He had to admit: this was a party Maddy had thrown for herself.

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"Writing The Boy & the Bindi felt like a necessary investment in writing an intersectional children's picture book — one that features a dark-skinned brown boy who finds beauty and solace in his. Visually stunning, The Boy and the Bindi is all about a young boy who is in love with his mother's bindi.

When she gives him one to wear, he feels peaceful and connected to his culture and spirituality. A beautiful rhyming book.

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which 5/5(18).

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural .In this beautiful children’s picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old South Asian boy becomes fascinated Read more with his mother’s bindi, the red dot commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his own.In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by South Asian women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural significance 5/5(18).