E-191 - Peek A Book Children's Literature Festival
10:00 AM - 06:30 PM
Royal Opera House,
Mama Parmanand Marg,
Mumbai - 400 004
Insider Link : https://insider.in/peek-a-book-literature-and-story-telling-festival-for-children-dec8-2018/event
Peek A Book has been creating curated and stand-alone festivals and immersive literary experiences for over five years. Peek A Book 2018, in its third edition, is a one-of-a-kind literature festival for children from 3 years to 14 years. It is a one-day festival that celebrates the latest books, stories and great literature for children. The festival is built around children stories and books featuring some of the country’s best-selling children’s authors, finest professional book illustrators and designers, performance story-tellers, theatre artists, creative competitions and performances. It is an event that takes children into imaginary worlds to immerse them in the delights of language and art that allows children to broaden their experiences and spend quality time with family. The event this year will be presented in collaboration with the Royal Opera House Mumbai using the venues open air spaces, lawns and the stage.
Lubaina Bandukwala has a master’s in journalism but has been in children’s publishing for a decade. She has written four books and numerous short stories for publishers like Pratham, FunOKPlease, Hachette and Scholastic India. She has edited publications for most major media houses including DNA (DNA ya!), Times of India (KidZone) Time Life (New N’ Stuff) and has served as consulting editor for Scholastic India and Harper Collins.
She is passionate about promoting Indian children’s books and authors and has been a curator and creator of literary experiences and festivals for more than 6 years. She founded and ran the children’s literature section at the Kalaghoda Arts Festival for four years, Founded Peek A Book Literature Festival as the only children’s literature festival in Mumbai and Hyderabad. She has produced commissioned festivals and pop-ups for the CSMVS museum (Formerly Prince of Wales Museum), Eat India Company Festival, and several schools in the city. She also curates books for India’s first children’s book subscription box, Enchantico.
She is considered a subject matter expert in contemporary children’s reading and literature and has been invited as a speaker at TedX (DJ Sanghvi,Mumbai) and on several panels including She The People Writer’s Festival, Avid Learning and Kalaghoda Arts Festival.