Wedding Clothes
Asha Nehemiah
Prithvishwar Gayen
age group: 
3+ yrs
Number of pages: 
ingenuity humour giants
picture book, fantasy

The opening line of the story, Golmatol was taller than a coconut tree and broader than a banyan is sure to draw the child right in.

The princess is getting married and Golmatol is invited. But to attend he needs new clothes, as his present ones are all tattered and torn.

What should he do? How would he find anything at all to fit him?

In the end, Golmatol's ingenuity ensures that he gets to attend the wedding, after all!

The child will delight in the delimma faced by Golmatol - the tall, stout and loveable giant and the contrast of this big man and the tiny little clothes that he is trying to fit into.

The simple and straightforward illustrations are sure to appeal to the child.

Reviewed by Shamim Padamsee