Our favourite blog post from last week has to be the true story our colleague Mala shared with us on International Literacy Day. Our Delhi team had a blast at the launch of two of our new titles – ‘Samira’s Awful Lunch’ and ‘Samira Goes Shopping’. Read more about the launch and the book reading by author Bharati Jagannathan. We are also launching a new book titled ‘Cauvery’ that traces the journey of the river Cauvery. Keep a look out for the contests we are holding during this time and participate to win a bucket full of books
Bangalore’s British Library is introducing ‘The Reading Challenge‘ for children this month. The 2009 Reading Challenge has a fantasy theme. Called Quest Seekers, it takes young readers into a mysterious and wondrous land where they can discover the joy of reading and nurture a lifelong love affair with reading and books.The programme, which starts on September 15 and ends on November 14, 2009, is open to children in the age group five to 13 years.
Also read ‘Urdu Story Books Now Within Reach of All‘.
Toto Funds The Arts(TFA) invites entries for its fifth annual TOTO awards for Indian creative writers in English. Two cash awards of Rs. 25,000 each will be given in January, 2010.
We blog about many book-related and kid-related events. One of the events that you may want to take your kids to on the 15th and 16th of this month is the play Zapperdockel and the Wock at Rangashankara.
Stay tuned for more news and updates this week! Have a great week ahead.
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