Bookaroo Pune – Dec 2015Pune
Starts 12 December 2015
Ends - 13 December 2015
Fee: Free Passes
Entries: 1000
Age: 4 to 16 years onwards
Venue: Ishanya, Opp. Golf Course, Off Airport Road, Yerawada, Pune

Name of the event:  Bookaroo Pune – Dec 2015

Start date : 12th December 2015

End Date: 13th December 2015

Fee : Free Passes

Time : 11 am to 4:30 pm

Age Group: 4 to 16 years

Venue: Ishanya, Opp. Golf Course, Off Airport Road, Yerawada, Pune

Details:

The Sakal Times Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival is back to Pune with its Third Season with the all New International & National Authors . The festival will be  held  in Pune on 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December 2015 at Ishanya Mall,Yerawda.

The festival was originally started in New Delhi in  2008  and thereafter  traveled across the country to cities like, Srinagar, Ahmadabad Kuching,& Goa. In the digital world where children are addicted to Games, Mobiles, Ipads & Television it is much needed  to bring children closer to books and inculcate a habit of reading in them.

This season features more than 25 speakers and 56 session

The Workshops for this season are

  • Doodle Wall: Draw and paint your imagination.
  • Poem – A-Thon: Write down the poetic side of you.
  • Kahani Tree: Tickle your imagination with Drama under the Kahani Tree.
  • The Stage: Lets read and laugh out stories together.
  • The Palms: Read with authors to find it out your favorite story.
  • The Crafty Corner : Lets twist paper ,stick them and fill colours to create our story.
  • The Studio : Have Fun with authors and explore creative forms of story telling.
  • The Mound : Listen and participate in stories , poems with your favorite author.

Books will be on display and also on sale at the fes­tival and there will be book signing by authors.

The workshops will help children improve their writing skills, teach them the art of writing ‘green poems’, create stories through drawings, make puppets, etc.

Speakers for Bookaroo – Children’s Literature festival are as follows:

SR.NO NAME CITY OF ORIGIN AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR
1 DEBORAH ABELA AUSTRALIA AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR
2 VASANTI UNKA AUCKLAND AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR
3 WENDY COOLING UNITED KINGDOM AUTHOR
4 AMISHI SETH MUMBAI AUTHOR
5 ANDALEEB WAJID BANGALORE AUTHOR
6 ANJANA MUMBAI AUTHOR
7 CHAMPA SAHA BANGALORE STORYTELLER
8 JANE DE SUZA BANGALORE AUTHOR
9 JYOTIN GOEL MUMBAI AUTHOR
10 KATIE BAGLI MUMBAI AUTHOR
11 KAVITA MERCHANT MUMBAI AUTHOR
12 MEENU THOMAS PUNE AUTHOR
13 NATASHA SHARMA MUMBAI AUTHOR
14 PRIYA KURIYAN DELHI ILLUSTRATOR
15 NILOUFER WADIA PUNE ILLUSTRATOR
16 REBECCA MANARI GOA AUTHOR
17 ROOPA PAI BANGALORE AUTHOR
18 RUPALI BHAVE-AASAKTA KALAMANCH PUNE PERFORMER
19  SANDHYA TAKSALE PUNE STORYTELLER
20 SCHARADA DUBEY PUNE AUTHOR
21 SHABNAM MINWALLA MUMBAI AUTHOR
22 SHAILJA JAIN CHOUGULE KOLHAPUR AUTHOR
23 SOWMYA RAJENDRAN PUNE AUTHOR
24 TANVI BHAT MUMBAI ILLUSTRATOR
25 TINKLE MUMBAI AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR
26 VIDYA BHAGWAT PUNE STORYTELLER
27 VIDYA CHIKTE PUNE STORYTELLER
28 AMAR CHITRA KALA MUMBAI AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR
29 VIKRAM NANDWANI PUNE ILLUSTRATOR

For a glimpse of the event pls visit the video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EIlz5oXrPI

For more queries call : 9822078415 , 8805009395, 9552533713 or write to us at sakalyri@gmail.com