While serving customers at the teashop where he works, Bokul overhears their discontentment with refugees arriving in their town. He can't help but feel the same way until one day at the beach, he meets some boys from the refugee camp. Their kind gesture and his grandmother's wisdom helps Bokul to embrace a more compassionate outlook. This story is part of The Asia Foundation's Gom Acho Collection.
Product Description: Children's illustrated picture book in English
Author: Asma Ul Husna Sanchita
Illustrator: Sayan Mukherjee
For ages: 4 to 8 years
About the Author: Sanchita is a creative writer, a cartoonist and a teacher from Dhaka, Bangladesh. As a cartoonist, a few of her cartoons have been exhibited in competitions held by 'Unmad' and 'Bangladesh Cartoon Association'. She is also the author of two illustrated children’s stories in Let's Read Asia of The Asia Foundation. Sanchita’s purpose in life is to make this world a little bit better for the next generation through her stories.
About the Illustrator: Sayan Mukherjee is a story illustrator, character designer, lifestyle and mural artist born and raised in India. After spending several years working within the advertising world, Sayan went into his solo career pursuing his passion for illustration and storytelling. Sayan likes to preserve all the good memories in his sketchbooks. He always carries his sketchbook when he travels and captures moments with his brush strokes.