Books by Surishtha Sehgal

THREAD OF LOVE by Kabir Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"Despite some shortcomings, the book carries the day on showcasing the beautiful traditions of Raksha Bandhan. (Picture book. 3-7)"
To the tune of "Frère Jacques," the book showcases Raksha Bandhan, a festival in northern India that celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters. Read full book review >
FESTIVAL OF COLORS by Surishtha Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Anodyne but useful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Sehgals' newest picture book introduces young readers to Holi, a Hindu spring festival, through color, repetition, and onomatopoeia. Read full book review >
THE WHEELS ON THE TUK TUK by Kabir Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"On the whole, the sheer liveliness of spirit behind the book's playful words and color-drenched illustrations carries the day. (Picture book. 4-8)"
While some poetic license has been taken with wording ("auto" is more widely used in India to refer to the titular vehicle than "tuk tuk"), Sehgal and Sehgal deliver a catchy, if at times stereotype-embracing, Indian version of the beloved classic children's song "Wheels on the Bus." Read full book review >
A BUCKET OF BLESSINGS by Kabir Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2014

"Books born to carry a message are burdened by that baggage; this is no exception. (authors' note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
Deep in the jungle, the animals are experiencing a drought. Read full book review >