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Twitter Recap

  • December 29, 2009
  • Maya
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Tweet tweet… It is the end of the year and we bring you the last Twitter recap of this year. Wishing you a twitterific 2010!
BOOKS/ PUBLISHING/ READING

Children’s writer Roopa Pai talks to Arati Rao about her new Taranauts series and writing for kids in India.

‘When Kulbhushan Met Stockli’ is the result of a comics collaboration between India and Switzerland.

Keep up with your favourite Random House author on your iPhone.

@heyjudeonlineThe Book Cover Archive ~ for the appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design.

‘Media Meltdown’ is a media literacy comic for kids.

@karaditales: We’ve partnered with a wonderful children’s website to bring a fun story writing contest for kids.

@linkstoliteracyReading Comics Aloud to Kids: 10 strategies that enhance literacy

A phone box gets a new life as a library.

Read about how Random House got the ban on the book ‘Ulysses’ dropped and how it went on to become a bestseller.

@weheartbooksThe cutest ABC ever!

The WorldBank blog asks – Can eBooks replace printed books in Africa?

@tulikabooks: Children & art appreciation: a review of Tulika’s latest 4 books in the ‘Looking at Art’ series.

A list of authors who will be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival , 21st-25th Jan 2010

@abhagaList your best 5 Indian Comics (1, 2)

@vimohStory Something quietly opens up, turns your kids into heroes

Read about a book club’s holiday tradition. Author Pamela Redmond Satran talks about the ultimate gift – Books for Christmas.

Find out which books are the most frequently stolen books.

@tarabooks: Anushka Ravishankar blogs about the ‘Bookaroo’ children’s event held in Delhi.

CONTESTS/ EVENTS

@swagatsenStudent Film Festival of CMCS, TISS : http://cutinfest.wordpress.com/ (Last date for submission of entires: 15th January, 2010).

@akb_booksAshok K. Banker’s first book reading and signing in over 5 years is being held on 9th January, 2010 in Mumbai.

NON-PROFITS

Google’s 2009 Holiday Gift To Ad Partners: $20 Million To Charity. Pratham is also one of the intended recipients.

@ToybankToybank featured in ‘Time Out Bengaluru’

@thinkchangeindJanta Foundation launches p2p micro-loan site for child education

@CSOPartners – Only 2 more days to submit application for CSO Partners’ annual report awards for NGOs

MISCELLANEOUS

We were revisiting our blog archives to browse through Prashant Miranda’s lovely travel paintings/diaries.

@ashokpaddaInteresting idea – piggybacking products/ads/information over match boxes to rural markets –

@katharnavas15 TED Talks for Teachers to Watch Before 2010

Ommwriter is an application that is supposed to help writers concentrate. More information here and here.

@brainpicker Yves Behar and Nicholas Negroponte announce XO-3, tablet follow-up to the XO One Laptop Per Child.

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