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Children's Fiction Self-esteem & Self-reliance

Treasure for Lunch

by (author) Shenaaz Nanji

illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart

Second Story Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2000
Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, General
Recommended Age
5 to 8
Recommended Grade
p to 3
Recommended Reading age
5 to 8
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2000
    List Price

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Shaira loves the wonderful Indian foods her grandmother prepares. But afraid her school friends will think them strange, Shaira hides her lunch everyday. Treasure for Lunch is a celebration one’s heritage.

About the authors

Shenaaz Nanji is an internationally published author with twelve award winning novels, short stories, and picture books. She holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College. Her novel, Child of Dandelions, was a finalist for the Governor General award in Children's Literature. Born in Kenya, she now lives in Calgary.


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YVONNE CATHCART is an illustrator living in Toronto with her husband and son. She has illustrated many children\s books and also paints and makes animal sculptures and puppets.'

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