I See the Sun in Nepal

  • “I See the Sun in Nepal is a poem set to the universal rhythms of daily life in a beckoning world, gentle and rich, perfect for a bedtime reading.”—Niki Leopold Illustrator

  • “Young readers will readily grasp what is unique to the featured culture and be able to make connections with their own.”—Elaine Donoghue Librarian

  • “… anyone or any companies out there thinking of book donations to organizations abroad should seriously consider a bulk order with Satya House. ”—Terry Hong Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program

I See the Sun in Nepal takes place in a rural village in west/central Nepal. The young girl of the story lives a traditional life with a well known daily routine. The message behind the words is the importance of family and friends.

The Nepal book was originally designed to teach English to young Nepali children, but children from all backgrounds will enjoy the story and artwork…

Paperback: 40 pages.

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Children speak varied languages, have contrasting national and regional attire, foods and traditions. But they all have family, games and daily routines that make childhood similar at the core.

Our differences are not so strange; there is beauty and creative power in diversity.

— I See the Sun Books

ยป Thaimy, 5 years old, reading at the Integrity School in Namibia


Judith Inglese

Illustrator Judith Inglese designs and fabricates ceramic murals for public spaces such as hospitals, libraries, schools and outdoor urban environments.

In her spare time she makes books as gifts for her children and grandchildren. In I See the Sun books she combines photography and drawing in her illustrations.

Visit Judith's website at http://www.judithinglese.com

Dedie King

Author Dedie King was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal in the mid-sixties. She taught school in Katmandu and in Bandipur. Together with her husband Peter she periodically returns to visit friends in Bandipur.

Presently Dedie practices Classical Five Element Acupuncture in Massachusetts.

Future books in the series will focus on Russia, Mexico, India, Israel/Palestine.