Thursday, September 8, 2011

Book Launch : For Kids by Kids

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Via an email sent by Scholastic India
Scholastic India is happy to invite you for a multimedia book reading of its latest release—For Kids by Kids- The Best of Scholastic Writing Awards 2011.
The Genre of the book is both Fiction and Non-fiction.
The winning entries have been selected by the renowned authors- Ranjit Lal, Asha Nehemiah and Abhijit Gupta; and the Publisher, Amar Chitra Katha -Sayoni Basu.

The book launch is scheduled on Friday, 9th September 2011 at Reliance Time Out, Axis Mall First Floor, B- Block New Town, Kolkata from 6:00 PM onwards.

Dr. Reena Sen will be launching the FKBK book and will distribute the prizes to the winners. A founder member of the West Bengal Spastics Society – now Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Dr. Sen is a member of the Governing Body and the teaching faculty and at present, her designation is Executive Director. During 1984-87 she lived in Kochi where she founded Raksha, an NGO that continues to thrive as a nodal centre for disability in Kerala.

About the book

For Kids By Kids: The Best of the Scholastic Writing Awards 2011, featuring selected award recipients from The Scholastic Writing Awards of 2010-11, showcases the new and exciting voices of our country’s best writers between the ages of ten and sixteen.

Drawn from over 2500 manuscripts, this anthology contains short stories and non-fiction pieces in a wide array of genres, styles and subjects. Read on to find out what Indian children think, dream and write about …

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