1. Book Launch : ESPI MAI IS STUCK AGAIN And Other Goan Tales
Via an email sent by Frederick Noronho
Anita Pinto will be releasing her second book on Goan stories for children entitled “ESPI MAI IS STUCK AGAIN And Other Goan Tales” on Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Kala Academy Grounds, Campal.at 5 pm.
The book is being published by Goa,1556 and the lively illustrations are by none other than Goa’s popular cartoonist Alexyz . The Foreword is by Writer and editor Victor Rangel-Ribeiro.The event
itself, which begins on a serious note with a Panel Discussion on Children’s Literature will actually hold a carnival-like atmosphere as Anita has thrown open the event to all children – and it promises to be a fun evening – courtesy the generosity of the Lions Club of Mapusa Suburban, who are sponsoring it. All children and their parents are invited.
About the book : You know you are in for a treat when a leopard comes to dinner inBicholim. You meet Masu, the unhappy fish and the delightful Devika Duck. Or you wonder about a boy called Holfsky Polfsky and hear all about the lovable Espi Mai on her return visit from Mumbai.
Read these and other exciting tales about a myriad of characters. Stories set in various places all over Goa- from the hustle and bustle of northern Mapusa, to the calm, sunny, southern region of Canacona .
2. Book launch : Oluguti Toluguti: Indian Rhymes to Read and Recite
Via an email sent by Tulika Books
We are happy to invite you to the launch of Oluguti Toluguti: Indian Rhymes to Read and Recite
, one of our upcoming books that is a first of its kind. The book is a very special mutilingual collection of rhymes in 18 languages from across different parts of the country along with the same rhymes in a transliterated version and a creative adaptation in English as well.
Date and Time : Saturday, 22 October at 4 p.m
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