World Book Day with Tulika : FREE EXPERIENCE
What is it?
Come celebrate World Book Day with "Tulika Publishers" to discover children's books in a fun, interactive and engaging way via the exciting day long agenda they have put together.
Once you reach the venue, you can check in with Tulika for the hands on session(s) of your choice.
Session 1: Children's writing workshop | 8 - 12 years
Time: 9:00 AM to 10.30 AM
Sandhya Rao, well known author, will guide the group and inspire young aspiring writers with just the right book - Dream Writer
Session 2: Story Telling | 3 years and above
Time: 11:00 AM to 12.30 PM
Gajapati Kulapati with his creator Ashok Rajagopalan and story teller Janaki Sabesh (silver screen actor) will narrate some elephant fun.
All Day: Pop-Up Bookstore | All ages
Summer reads for toddlers and teens
Who is it for?
Perfect For: Kids
Are you looking for creative ways to get your kids reading? Or looking for quality ways to spend time with your kids? Tulika has planned a fun filled Sunday in honour of World Book Day to entice your kids in to the world of regionally published children's books. Bring your kids in the morning for the hands on workshops or stop by anytime in the day to browse through the Pop-Up store. There's something for all ages!
Why we love this?
Tulika Publishers is a 20-year-old Chennai based publishing house for Children’s books who is reputed to have paved the way for a new wave of children’s publishing in the country. They have produced multi-lingual books that reflect contemporary Indian sensibilities in many regional languages, including Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali, and the occasional book in Oriya, Urdu and Punjabi. Given the focus on multiple languages, the books are inclusive and reach 3.5 million children every year. The topics too, are wide-ranging and contemporary delivering sensitive social messages (disability, adoption, exile and separation, deprivation, caste, drugs, broken homes, same-sex families) through really good writing and illustration.
When it's offered?
April 23rd, 2017 - Sunday
- Children's writing workshop: 9:00 AM to 10.30 AM
- Story Telling: 11:00 AM to 12.30 PM
- Pop-Up Book Store: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
There will be up to 30 kids in each session.
About your host: Tulika Publishers
Tulika which was founded in 1996 by Radhika Menon (Managing Editor) was started to bridge the gap between western literature typically available in schools and accessibility to high quality regional Children’s books. Tulika co-published their books with regional language publishers to reach a larger audience, and began selling online as early as 2002. Since then Tulika has worked with 150 authors, 125 illustrators and 100 translators. Tulika has 20 Indian awards and 14 International ones to their credit, including the Publishing Next Industry Award for Publisher of the Year 2014.
Where it's located
The Wandering Artist: Chennai's hip new cultural centre where you can eat, breathe, speak, learn, talk and shop about any art that fascinates you.
51, 6th Main Road, R A Puram
Phone: 98401 11425