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Young World-Goodbooks awards shortlist released

The shortlist for The Hindu- Young World-Goodbooks Awards for children’s books from India is out. The awards are supported by Wipro Applying Thought in Schools, a social initiative in education.

Winners will be announced at The Hindu Lit for Life Festival in Chennai on January 15. The shortlist in the four categories are:

Best Story (Picture Book): Kavitha Mandana for A Pair of Twins (Karadi Tales); Sowmya Rajendran for Bhimrao Ambedkar: The Boy Who Asked Why (Tulika); Chitra Soundar for Farmer Falgu Goes on a Trip (Karadi Tales); Sujatha Padmanabhan for Bumboo…The Donkey Who Would Not Budge (Ekalavya)

Best Illustrations (Picture Book): Prabha Mallya for The Alphabet of Animals and Birds (Red Turtle); Prashant Miranda for What Can You Do with Red , White and Blue? (Little Latitude); Madhuri Purandare for The Fifth Lane (Jyotsna Prakashan); Priya Kuriyan for India: An Alphabet Ride (Natraj Publishers)

Best Book (Fiction): Mathangi Subramanian for Dear Mrs Naidu (Young Zubaan); Venita Coelho for Dead as a Dodo (Hachette); Samit Basu for The Adventures of Stoob: Testing Times (Red Turtle); Mohit Parikh for Manan (HarperCollins)

Best Book (Non-fiction): Rohini Chowdhury for Verghese Kurien: The Milkman of India (Scholastic); Vishakha Chanchani for The House that Sonabai Built (Tulika); Anu Kumar for Across the Seven Seas: Travellers’ Tales from India (Hachette); Anusha Hariharan and Sowmya Rajendran for Gender Talk – Big Hero, Size Zero (Tulika).

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