Bookalore begins the new academic year with a bang! Three authors (Vijaylakshmi Nagaraj, Bijal Vachharajani and Ranjit Lal), three grades, three exciting sessions… all happening at Army Public School on 23 June 2017. Details of each of the sessions are given below. The event is open only to the students, teachers and parents of Army Public School. Funky Rainbow: The Travelling Children’s Bookshop will have threescore books and more :-)
Are you ready for a super session full of stories, puppets and activities? Author-storyteller VIJAYLAKSHMI NAGARAJ will regale you with warm and happy stories – of sweet grandmas, unruffled cows, wandering farmers and much more! Then, get arty and draw your favourite thing from the stories you have listened to and paint them in bright and beautiful colours!
GRADE 6: MEET AUTHOR BIJAL VACHHARAJANI
Get set for a book reading and a marathon wildlife poetry writing session with author, BIJAL VACHHARAJANI! Listen to the author read from her exciting new book, So You Want to Know About the Environment. Watch a slideshow of Indian wildlife photographs taken by Radha Rangarajan of Nature In Focus. Then, get creative as come up with fun rhymes, witty limericks, exquisite phrases, and learn about wildlife.
GRADE 10: MEET AUTHOR RANJIT LAL
Here’s your chance to meet, interact and get creative with the only Indian author who has won the Crossword Award for Children’s Writing twice, RANJIT LAL!
How do you write stories? Where do ideas come from? What are the most important elements in a story? And why is it important to write stories? Ranjit Lal will discuss these and many other questions during the session, with particular relevance to his two award-winning books, Faces in the Water and Our Nana is a Nutcase.