It is disappointing that Punjabi is ‘zero’ in children literature with nothing available for them in the language, […]
A manuscript of 1000 plus pages with a couple dinosaur drawings sits among several piles of other children’s […]
Despite the prevalence of adult titles and themes in bookshelves across China, children’s books remain a dominant force in the country’s publishing industry. The rising demand in such literature has paved the way for children’s books to become key players in book fairs throughout China.
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) has invited entries for science literature awards from writers […]
From among a group of schoolgirls, Ramsha Zafar admitted bashfully that she was fond of the stories of Amar Ayyar, popularly mispronounced as Umro Ayyar, the legendary trickster from the Dastaan-e Amir Hamza: The Express Tribune
Ramsha, an eighth grader from Al-Farabi Islamic School in Nilore, was visiting the two-day Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) with her classmates and teachers on Friday.
But she was the only one in the group who said she reads children’s storybooks and could recall a favourite character.
China is at the forefront of the children’s book market for its “proactive way of approaching literature,” an expert has said.
Ahmad Redza Khairuddin, president of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), made the remarks Wednesday on the sidelines of Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.
India’s President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called upon authors, publishers and the Government to do their utmost to promote children’s […]
Tultul Biswas of Eklavya, the well-known Bhopal-based NGO working for social change through meaningful education, says, “There have been unsubstantiated claims that the children’s segment of the Indian publishing industry is growing at a rate of about 20% per year.” She informs that in July 2012, the German Book Office brought out a document for the Frankfurt Book Fair which pegged the growth rate of the Indian publishing industry at 15% whereas FICCI estimates put the industry CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) at 30%. Unfortunately, there is no industry report on the dynamics of children’s books market.
Australia’s relationship with Asia has always been a focus for heated debate and, often, misunderstanding. What role do books play in moulding this relationship?
A research project underway at the Queensland University of Technology seeks to answer that question by investigating the role of children’s literature in shaping young readers’ attitudes to Australia’s past, present and future relations with Asia.
It is the big outing-of-the-year for the children of Delhi when Bookaroo comes to town. The children’s literature festival is all set for its sixth edition on November 23 and 24.
Organised by the Bookaroo Trust, this year’s edition of the festival moves to a bigger and more central venue. To be held at the Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) on Rajendra Prasad Road, Bookaroo 2013 has a bigger spread of events than before with a special focus on young adult fiction, this time.