An Indian girl stands on the trunk of the elephant god Ganesh and gazes into the distance in the cover of Looking for Lord Ganesh
In a scene from Looking for Lord Ganesh, an Indian girl lays her head on the knee of her grandmother who comforts her and shows her an image of Ganesh the elephant god
In a scene from Looking for Lord Ganesh, a Black girl and an Indian girl sit and chat in a tree
In a scene from Looking for Lord Ganesh, a girl sends an email to the elephant god Ganesh
In a scene from Looking for Lord Ganesh, a group of children stand around a football while a Black girl in the background plays football by herself

Looking for Lord Ganesh

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 Written by MAHTAB NARSIMHAN | Illustrated by SONJA WIMMER

Author Chitra Soundar’s TOP TEN DIVERSE PICTURE BOOKS

Anika has emigrated from India and is having trouble adjusting to life in a new country let alone a new school! She turns to Lord Ganesh to help solve her problems...and is surprised to find a little wisdom along the way.

'A really brilliant and original moral tale bringing Lord Ganesh bang up to date for a modern audience. Very cool book this!'  ReadItDaddy

'A touchingly different story about friendship, inclusiveness, finding your feet in a new environment and discovering your own inner strength' – Jill Bennett, Red Reading Hub


Book Details

Reading Age: 4-6 years
Extent: 32 pages
Book size: 24 x 24 cm
Pub Date: 11th April 2016
ISBN (softcover): 978-9-9932253-6-9