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A Bucket Of Blessings
  A Bucket of Blessings

Kabir Sehgal & Surishtha Sehgal and Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong




Book Description
Publication Date: April 29, 2014 | Age Level: 4 and up | Grade Level: P and up
A beautiful myth from India comes to life in this enchanting picture book.
Near a majestic mountain in a vast jungle with many mango trees, it has not rained for weeks and weeks. The village well and pond are dry. Monkey and his friends look everywhere for water, but they have no luck. And then Monkey remembers a story his mama used to tell him, a story about how peacocks can make it rain by dancing. So he sets out to see if the story is true…

This little-known legend, told with dramatic rhythm and illustrated with the colors and textures of India, is sure to delight and inspire.

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About the Author
Banker, jazz bassist, entrepreneur, political aide, and author Kabir Sehgal received degrees from Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics. He has performed and toured with Wynton Marsalis and was a producer of a Grammy-nominated album. He served as a special assistant to Senator Max Cleland on the John Kerry presidential campaign. He is the cofounder of Music For Tomorrow and works at JPMorgan in New York City. Along with his mother, Sue Sehgal, he is the author of A Bucket of Blessings.

Sue Sehgal, Founder & President of Campus Community Partnership Foundation, has a PhD in Psychology and has served on the faculty of Georgia State University, Oglethorpe University, and Northern Virginia Community College. She served as the Director of Academic Community Service at the University and as Commissioner for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for two terms. She has received special recognition for her work in academic service learning from President Jimmy Carter. She is a member of the India International Center, and she lives with her family in Atlanta, Georgia. Along with her son, Kabir Sehgal, she is the author of A Bucket of Blessings.

Jing Jing Tsong is a mom, musician, and surfer whose grown-up job is drawing pictures. Her technique, which layers color and texture, is influenced by her experiences working in traditional stone lithography and monoprints. Her work has been recognized by several national publications, including the Print Regional Design Annual, HOW, and Communication Arts. Jing Jing and her husband Michael Austin (also a designer turned illustrator) live on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Product Details
Print Length: 32 pages
Publisher: Beach Lane Books (April 29, 2014)
Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc
Language: English

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