Mount Litera School International hosted a successful Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival
The festival to welcome popular children’s authors to enthral children
Mumbai: – Mount Litera School International (MLSI)- one of Mumbai’s leading IB schools, hosted the first ever Mumbai edition of Bookaroo- India’s first children’s literature festival. The festival took place on 24- 25 February, 2018 at the premises of MLSI- Bandra-Kurla Complex from 11AM to 04:30PM.
The festival has won the prestigious London Book Fair International Excellence Award for Literary Festival in 2017. Since its inception in 2008, Bookaroo has visited nine cities and has held 26 editions in the last 10 years. This year in Mumbai, the festival welcomed over 20 well established authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers to unveil their magic. A true champion in bringing stories alive through storytelling, dramatized reading, workshops, art and craft, the Festival aimed to encourage freedom of thought in young minds therebypromoting a love for literature. Welcoming children as booklovers, the festival was specially curated for 4 to 14 year olds with sessions for every age at every hour.