One Day, One Story : Public Events You Can Attend

For the 6th edition of ‘One Day-One Story’,thousands of #PBChamps will be conducting storytelling sessions across India and the world. The story chosen for this year is ‘Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom’, written by Yasaswini Sampathkumar and illustrated by Henu Mehtani. This is the story of a king who has trouble sleeping at night, but is sleepy throughout the day.
We invite you to attend one of the public storytelling sessions and help Kottavi Raja have a good night’s sleep!
The sessions are free!

Our flagship events are spread across 14 venues in 10 cities this year.

Details of flagship events by Pratham Books :

Champion : Shadab Ahmad
Venue : Focus School
Date and time : 7th September, 2.30 pm


Champion : Shefali Malhotra
Venue : Oxford BookStore, N-81, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Date and time : 8th September, 11 am – 12.30 pm


Champion : Priyanka Chatterjee from Wild Strawberry
Venue : Starmark, Quest Mall, 33 Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Upper Basement, Kolkata
Date and time : 8th September, 4pm-5pm


Champion : Aparna Athreya
Venue : Atta Galatta, 134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru
Date and time : 9th September, 11 am – 12.30 pm


Champion : Sweta Mishra
Venue : Walking BookFairs, HIG-34, First Floor, Phase -1, Housing Board colony, Khandagiri, Near AMRI Hospital, Bhubaneswar. Phone: 8598013877
Date and time : 9th September, 5 pm onwards

Champion : Mahua Maharana
Venue :  Bakul Library16, Satyanagar, Bhubaneswar. Phone : 9238404040
Date and time : 9th September, 5 pm onwards

Champion : Aparajita Mohanty
Venue :  Bakul Library, Punjab Bhawan, 151, Prachi Encave, District Centre, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubanewar. Phone : 905180800
Date and time : 9th September, 5 pm onwards

Champion : Pratham Education Foundation, Tamil Nadu
Venue : Kasi koil Kuppam Community Hall, Ennore High Road, Chennai. Landmark opp Sai Baba temple
Date and time : 9th September, 4 pm – 5 pm
Champion : Archana Dange

Venue : BookMark Library and Activity Centre, Old no.49, New No.20, KRK 2nd street layout, Krishnaswamynagar, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore
Date and time : 9th September, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Champion : Sonia Ratho

Venue : Ratha Enclave, near Biju Patnaik Square, Cuttack. Phone : 7008372418
Date and time : 9th September, 4 pm onwards
Champion : Story Arts India
Venue : Saptaparni, Plot No 21, Road No 8, Next to Kalpa School, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Date and time : 9th September, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm
MUMBAI (2 events)
Champion : Talking Turtles- Shreedevi and Deepa
Venue : Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, 91 A, Rani Baug, Veer Mata Jijbai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg, Byculla East,  Mumbai
Date and time : 9th September, 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Champion : Sitara Susheelan & Sarita Shetty
Venue : Kahaani Tree, Vakils, Feffer & Simons Pvt Ltd.,Industry Manor, Second Floor, Above J. K. Banquet Hall, A. Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai
Date and Time : 9th September, 4 pm – 5 pm

Champion : Rupali Bhave
Venue : Aksharadhara Book Gallery, 1320,Sanas Plaza, Near Atre Hall Bajirao Road, Pune
Date and time : 9th September, 6 pm – 7 pm

Our champions are also conducting several storytelling sessions (which are open to the public) happening over the next few days. Please check the list of all the public events you can attend. Click on the links below to get more details about the event.
(This list is being updated as and when we hear of new events. Please check back to see if there are any events happening in your city)

Champion name: iloveread, event link
Venue: iloveread.in, No. 9, 4th Street, Venkateswara Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
Date and Time: 8 September, 5 pm – 6 pm

Champion name : Hands on Paper/ Roopika, event link
Venue : 23/2, Sreyas Apartments, Gilchrist Avenue, Chetpet, Chennai
Date and Time : 9th September, 10 am – 11 am

Champion : H.Banumathy , Fables N Tales
Venue : Ashok Nagar Circle Libray, No.16, 11th Avenue, Ashok Nagar, Chennai – 600 083
Date and Time : 10th September, 10.30 am

Champion : Jhoola Activity Centre, event link (registration required)
Venue : Jhoola Activity Centre, Nanganallur, Chennai
Date and Time : 9th September, 4 pm – 5 pm

Champion :  Taléscope, event link
Venue : Hippocampus Koramangala, 16th Main Road, Koramangala 3 Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru
Date : 9th September, 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Champion :  Taléscope, event link
Venue :Unnati Library & Activity Centre, Near Yamare Bus Stop, Bengaluru
Date : 9th September, 3 pm – 4 pm

Champion : Snehadhara Foundation, event link
Venue :  Puttenahalli Lake, Near MLR Convention Hall, J P Nagar, 7th Phase, Bengaluru
Date : 9th September, 4.30 pm – 6 pm

Champion name : The Rabbit Hole, event link (registration required)
Venue : #2242, 23rd Cross, KR Road, BSK II Stage, Bangalore
Date and Time : 9th September, 6 pm – 7 pm

Champion name : Story Room/ Vitika Rastogi, event link
Venue : Renewal Bible College, BDA Layout, Lingarajapuram, BDA Layout, Lingarajapuram, Bengaluru
Date and Time : 10th September, 10.30 am

Champion name : Mud Pie Pre-School, event link
Venue : # 113, 2nd Cross, Chikka Abbaiah Reddy Layout, Balaji Road, Near St. Vincent Palloti Church, Banaswadi, Bengaluru
Date and Time : 26th September, 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Champion name: Swechha India,  event link (you can also join as a volunteer)
Venue: R-84, Khidki Extention, Malviya Nagar, Delhi
Date and Time: 9 September, 9:30 am

Champion : Leonard Fernandes /Dogears (3 sessions)

Venue : The Dogears Bookshop, Near the Asian Paints Store (Close to Menezes Nursing Home), Margao, Goa. Phone : 9850398530
Date and time : 9th September, 10 am – 11 am, 11.15 am – 12.15 pm, 5 pm – 6 pm
Additional details : Ages 7+ years

Champion name : iloveread.in, event link (registration required)
Venue : Chalk Tree Preschool Sector 57, Gurgaon
Date and Time: 9th September, 11 am – 12 pm

Champion name: Bhavna Bhat and Richa Ingle Deo (you can also join as a volunteer)
Venue: Nai Kiran Universal School, 002/A, Ardee City Gate number 2, Near Residency, Sector 52, Gurgaon
Date and Time: 9 September, 11 am

Champion : Rakhi Iyer, Aniruddha, Khyati, Meher, Aashna and Dhatri
Venue : Soch, 483, Sector 27, Gurgaon. Phone : 9818112646
Date and Time:  13th September, 4.30 pm

Champion : Your Story Bag, event link (registration required)
Venue : Auditorium, Rayz International Preschool, B-452A, Sector-19, Noida
Date : 9th September, 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm

Champion name: Anita Nagarajan,  event link
Venue: Waari Book Cafe, Next to Choice Swimming Pool, Near McDonalds, Karve Road, Near Karishma Chowk, Kothrud, Pune
Date and Time: 9 September , 11 am – 12 pm


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