Long listed for the Kate Greenaway Award 2003
Chanda means beautiful like the moon.
Do you know what your own name means?
My story is inspired by the story of Cinderella.
Did you know there are Cinderella type folk tales in just about every culture of the world . Do you know any other versions?
Check out www.surlalunefairytales.com
The wonderful illustrations for Chanda and the Mirror of Moonlight are by Karin Littlewood. Karin also illustrated 'Leah's Christmas Story.
You can visit her website www.karinlittlewood.com
Download an Indian folk tale about
how the peacock got his tail
How to make a frame
1.Cut out square
2. Cut out the four strips
3. Glue strips together in shape
of frame as shown
4. Using the masking tape stick the four strips to square leaving an opening
5. Decorate with tissue and sequins
Karin and I leading a workshop at Blue Gates Field Junior School
The mirror maker's rhyme in Hindi and English
Circle of Silver, bathed in light
From the silent moon so soft and bright
Show me the face of one loving and pure
The heart that can many trials endure
A fabulous retelling of my story by a young student from Luton Infants and Nursery School