At this year’s Kala Ghoda Festival, Ratna Pathak Shah (well-known theatre, film and TV personality) conducted a one hour reading session from our Hindi book – Raja Nang Dhadanga.
We also had some great news to share. One of our favourite printers, Manipal Press Limited, is the ‘Printing Company of the Year‘. Sangeeta Velegar, who does a lot of our creative work in her spare time, won the ‘Best Copywriter Of The Year Award‘.
Share a Story – Shape a Future is a blog event for literacy. Throughout the week, blogging librarians, teachers, parents, authors, illustrators and people passionate about literacy offer ideas on ways to promote reading and books.
A research conducted on 41 books has revealed that giving away an e-book seems to lead to at least a spike in sales of the print version. Watch this amazing time-lapse video of how a book cover is designed. Dolly, the dog, talks about her experiences with publishers, reviewing and agents. Does her work get published this week? Click here to find out. Watch a video of by Penguin Books on how their books would look if they were apps on the iPad. Penguin Books India and Visual Arts Gallery presents ‘Spring Fever‘ from 13th-21st to 21 March 2010. If you are looking for a book that is similar to the last book you were reading (or that is similar to any book you like), let Book Seer recommend some books to you. isbn.net.in is a quick way to find the online prices for a book in India.
Bhasha Research and Publication Center was founded for the study, documentation and conservation of languages not protected by the Constitution of India. Janala is a mobile service which helps people in Bangladesh learn English via mobile phones. The service has already delivered 1 million English lessons.
Rati Ramadas writes about the process (and anxiety) involved in choosing a school these days.
Take a look at this cute cutlery set (with an element of literacy).
We leave you with this incredibly cute illustration titled ‘books are good for you‘.
Image Source : Jared Zimmerman