A children's fete on October 14

The Book Monster Club, run by the publishing company Pages for Ages, and the Alliance Francaise are coming together to host a children's fete at the Alliance Francaise, 24, College Road, Nungambakkam, on October 14, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. A kiosk will be put up that will showcase books ranging from novels, encyclopaedias, comics and atlases. Children can win exciting prizes by participating in the Book Monster Lucky Draw. All they have to do is fill in the forms available at the kiosk.The club aims at fostering the reading habit among children by providing them with interesting and informative books that could be easily ordered online through its website www.bookmonsterclub.com It offers three convenient membership plans ( Monster Scheme A - Rs. 1,200 for 12 months; Monster Scheme B - Rs. 900 for nine months; and Monster Scheme C - Rs. 600 for six months) for customers to choose from a variety of books from all over the world - fiction, non-fiction, comics, picture books, encyclopaedias, travelogues and activity books. A free catalogue will be sent every month to enable them to place orders for books.As customers are entitled to purchase books against the subscription amount, it does away with the hassle of paying each time a purchase is made. The club offers a discount of 20 per cent on the cover price of each book and a buyback scheme for books where members can return old books for credit points redeemable against future purchases. The books returned will be given away to underprivileged children.For details contact 93445 99100.

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