Entries are invited for the Bhima Children's Literature Awards 2011. The awards are for the best work in children's literature, best cover illustration and literary works by children. The entries should be published after 2009 while the works of children after 2008 are welcome. The best work in children's literature will receive Rs.60,000 in cash while the cover illustration will get a Bhima memorial gold medal. Works by children will get the Vanaja Bhima Bhattar memorial gold medal. The winners will also get a sculpture designed by Kanayi Kunhiraman as well as a citation.

Five copies of each work should be sent to Ravi Palathunkal, General Secretary, Bhima Balasahitya Award Committee, S.L.Puram PO, Alappuzha- 688523, before July 20. For details contact 9447225408.

The Bhima award is being given for the last 20 years in memory of K.Bhima Bhattar, the founder of Bhima Jewellers, a press release said.