The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards 2018

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks announce the awards for 2018.

July 20, 2017 05:00 pm | Updated 05:00 pm IST

KALABURAGI-KARNATAKA; The logo for the Hindu Young World painting competition.

KALABURAGI-KARNATAKA; The logo for the Hindu Young World painting competition.

We are happy to announce The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards 2018 for Indian children’s books The purpose of these awards is to promote excellence in children’s writing and illustration in India, to acknowledge innovative publishing trends, and to recognise children’s literature in India as an independent and important field.

The third edition of the awards will be given at The Hindu Lit for Life which takes place in Chennai in January 2018.

This time, the awards will be given in four categories:

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Picture Book – Story

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Picture Book – Illustration

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Book – Fiction

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Book – Non-Fiction

Each award will carry a cash prize of ₹50,000, a trophy and a citation.

The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards are the first in India to recognise different genres in children’s publishing and to reward authors and illustrators for their invaluable contribution. The Hindu Lit for Life, which showcases the best of Indian literature, provides a platform to promote excellence in Indian children’s books.

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