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ABOUT THE BOOK

A beautiful myth from India comes to life in this enchanting, New York Times bestselling 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.

Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal Share A BUCKET OF BLESSINGS

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

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Surishtha Sehgal

Surishtha Sehgal is the New York Times bestselling author of A Bucket of Blessings, The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk, and Festival of Colors (forthcoming). She is the founder of a nonprofit that supports children’s education and promotes social responsibility among students. She serves on the boards of two universities, a children’s non profit and a national arts center. She enjoys reading, swimming, listening to classical music and jazz. She resides with her family in Atlanta.

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Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal is the New York Times bestselling author of CoinedWalk in My ShoesJazzocracy, A Bucket of BlessingsThe Wheels on the Tuk Tuk, and Festival of Colors (forthcoming). He is a Grammy winning producer, composer, and musician. He was a vice president at an investment bank and graduated from Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics. He resides in New York.

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A Bucket of Blessings has been turned into a stage performance at the Alliance Theater. 

Based on the New York Times bestselling children’s book “A Bucket of Blessings” by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal.  For more information, visit The Alliance Theatre.

 

This show is part of the Kathy & Ken Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young series.

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Pictures from A Bucket of Blessings, our book-turned-play. Every remaining show is SOLD OUT. Thank you for helping us make it rain! #bucketofblessings The show: bit.ly/1mmxzv3 The NYTimes bestselling book: www.abucketofblessings.com The author video: bit.ly/1T7sgxE

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"This joyful take on that rhythmic read-aloud ride takes children to the streets of India, where it's the tuk tuk wheels that go round and round."
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Grateful for a wonderful review in Shelf Awareness. "This joyful take on that rhythmic read-aloud ride takes children to the streets of India, where it's the tuk tuk wheels that go round and round." #tuktukbook www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=474#m8306 Order @ www.bit.ly/tuktukbook

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READINGS

Upcoming events:
Centers of Hope (Mayor’s Reading Program)-Rosel Fann, Lake Altoona, Grant Park, Pittman Park, Martin Luther King, South Bend, Bessie Branham, Peachtree Hill, Grove Park, Coan Park, Horizons-Georgia Institute of Technology, Horizons-Atlanta Technical College

2016
Davis Academy, Mt. Agnes Jones Elementary, Thomasville Center of Hope, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta International School, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, Bright Horizons


2015
Pace Academy, Woodward Academy, Headstart Montessori, Westminster School, Foxtale Book Shop, Darlington School, KIPP-Vision, Quality Care-Druid Hills Child Development Center, QCC-Suburban Nursery School, QCC-Legacy Academy for Children, River Oak Daycare, Barnes and Noble-Perimeter, KIPP-Ways, Lovett School, Mt. Agnes Jones Elementary, Little Scholars Academy, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Woodruff Arts Center-Family Day, Centers of Hope-Ben Hill Center, Decatur Book Festival, Childcare Center-Atlanta Technical College, Paideia School, Drew Carter Elementary, Dunbar Elementary


2014
Beacher Hill Elementary, Trinity School, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School, Barnes and Noble-Peachtree St. Buckhead, Summer Trading Program at P.L. Dunbar Elementary, Get Georgia Reading Event, Horizon’s-Atlanta Technical College, Boys and Girls Club-Woolfolk


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