Thursday 19 September 2013

Pratham Books Champion : Srikanth Natarajan

The following story was sent to us by Srikanth Natarajan. Srikanth leads Sales for a technology start up. He firmly believes that books are a man/woman’s best friend and reading is for life. He likes to host Quiz shows and firmly believes that God came to earth in the form of P G Wodehouse!

1 storytelling session conducted on 7th September. Number of children : 17

The session at Mantri Espana went off very well; We started at 1105 AM on Saturday. There were about 17 children age groups from 4 to 12 yrs. Paplu the Giant was a big hit and I did my best to make it interactive and fun. The kids wanted another session I read out the Clever Rabbit steals the fire too. We spent about 35 minutes altogether and it was great fun. The younger kids in particular were really happy and now they want this on a regular basis.

Thank you Srikanth for spreading the joy of reading!

This International Literacy Day, Pratham Books has taken a 1000 steps towards a 'Reading India'

What started as a small step by Pratham Books to spread the joy of reading has become a movement. Last year Pratham Books initiated the One Day-One Story initiative on the occasion of International Literacy Day and we conducted over 250 storytelling sessions. This year we are delighted that over a 1000 sessions are happening across the length and breadth of the country.We will be sharing the stories of all our champions through our blog.

View more pictures from the International Literacy Day Celebrations.

This blog contains stories sent in by all our champions. Browse through the blog for more stories. You can also go through the tags on the right side of the blog to find stories happening in your own city.

Note : If any of you want to be a Pratham Books Champion and join us on our journey of getting 'a book in every child's hand', write to us at web(at)prathambooks(dot)org.

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