The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh
Harpreet Singh loves his colors—but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?
Harpreet Singh has a different color for every mood and occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially takes care with his patka—his turban—smoothing it out and making sure it always matches his outfit. But when Harpreet’s mom finds a new job in a snowy city and they have to move, all he wants is to be invisible. Will he ever feel a happy sunny yellow again?
A touching story about a boy who expresses himself through colors. When he moves, he uses his colors to navigate his various emotions from feeling nervous to shy to finally feeling at home again.
MRSP: $22.95. Available on September 3, 2019 at all major bookstores.
About the author — SUPRIYA KELKAR was born and raised in the Midwest. She learned Hindi as a child by watching three Bollywood films a week. After college she realized her lifelong dream of working in the film industry when she got a job as a Bollywood screenwriter. She has credits on one Hollywood film and several Hindi films. Ahimsa, inspired by her great-grandmother's role inthe Indian freedom movement, is her debut middle-grade novel. Supriya still lives in the Midwest with her husband, their three children, and a dog who prefers pink.
About the illustrator — Alea Marley is a children's book illustrator who loves to create scenes filled with plant life, colour and whimsy. She is currently based in North England.