Thursday, November 20, 2014

The 11 Days - 11 Books Contest : Play and Win!

Last year, we held a Children's Day contest across our social media platforms and gave away books. This year, we celebrated Children's Day with two of our authors (Subhadra Sen Gupta and Madhuri Purandare) who were in Bengaluru to receive the Bal Sahitya Puraskar. As a belated Children's Day treat for all our friends, readers, fans and followers, we are hosting the 11 Days - 11 Books contest (coincidentally in the 11th month of the year :)). 

You have 11 chances to win autographed copies of 'Freedom Run' (by Subhadra Sen Gupta) or 'Daddy's Mo (by Madhuri Purandare). 

The contests will be hosted on the Pratham Books blog / Facebook page / Twitter account. So, make sure you are following us on each platform to keep track of the contests.

Here's the first contest :

How to participate : 
  • Leave a comment on this blog post with your answer.
  • Only 1 answer per person
  • Make sure you enter your email id while commenting so that we can get in touch with you if you win
More Details:
  • This giveaway is only open for people with an address in India (You could personally be based out of India, bu the winning books can only be posted to an Indian address)
  • The giveaway is open till 21st November 2014, 5 pm. We will contact the winner via email. If we do not hear back from the winner within one week, the prize will go to the next person we choose.
The Prize :

1 copy of Freedom Run (Hindi) autographed by author and Bal Sahitya Puraskar winner Subhadra Sen Gupta.

About the Book :
In the Mirzapur and Bhadohi districts of Uttar Pradesh, in Many tiny villages, small children work long hours at the looms to create carpets famous around the world for their intricate designs. This is a story about the forgotten children of India.

Good Luck!

This contest has been closed now and the winner of the contest is Srividhya Venkat for her answer:
 "Freedom is being able to follow your heart. Following your heart makes you happy. Therefore, freedom brings you happiness.
HOWEVER, freedom must have defining boundaries. I have freedom to play music loudly inside my house, but it must not be so loud as to disturb my neighbours. I must respect the freedom others enjoy and not encroach upon their boundaries. Without respect, nobody can enjoy freedom."

(To know about the other contests we are running : check the Pratham Books blog / Facebook page / Twitter account regularly from 20th-30th November, 2014.)

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