Ammachi’s Glasses is a wordless story by Priya Kuriyan that appeals to everyone alike with its intricate details in the beautiful illustrations and funny, forgiving, and adorable family. This picture book was nominated for the Publishing Next Award for Children’s Book of the Year in 2017. One day, Ammachi wakes up and can’t find her glasses. Everything goes haywire as she tries to find her glasses.
The character of Ammachi is unforgettable and quite relatable as it represents the typical grandmother of an Indian household and is inspired by the author’s own grandmother. The story is easy to understand and enjoy even for little toddlers as it contains large, stunning artworks and expressive pictures with vibrant colours without any words. It is filled with a lot of humour, drama, and craziness that all children and adults will love.
For more wordless fun, get a copy of Ammama’s Sari by Niveditha Subramaniam!