Guru Nanak /hc
Written by Rina Singh
Illustrated by Andree Pouliot
Publication Date September 25, 2011
Rina Singh was born in India and came to Canada thirty years ago. She is a poet, artist and the author of several children's books, including The Foolish Men of Agra (Key Porter), Trickster Tales (Scholastic) and A Forest of Stories (Barefoot Books, UK and US), which has been translated into four languages. In addition to her writing, she teaches art and drama to children.
Andrée Pouliot is a visual artist who has exhibited her paintings in Canada, the US, the UK and India. She is also the founder and creative director of Soma Blockprints, an Indian export company specializing in woodblock printed fabrics. She is passionate about India and has studied Indian classical dance, mythology, textile arts, miniature painting and Hinduism. She lived in Delhi for many years, and now divides her time between Jaipur and Ottawa.
"...pleasant..." School Library Journal
"...an attractive introduction to the peaceable origins of an important religion." The Horn Book Magazine
"Guru Nanak: The First Sikh Guru is a simply and naturally written book. It is also an elegantly produced book that you will treasure." Sikhchic.com
"Nanak is one of the great spiritual teachers of our times. This biography gives us insight into his active, influential life." Book Bits