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Patua Painting

Patua Painting

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Suman Chitrakar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Azim Premji University


Synopsis:

Learn how to make your own Patua painting from Suman Chitrakar. Impress your family and friends by painting in Patua style, a folk art from West Bengal. (Limited to 50) (In Hindi and Bangla)

The World of Trianglez

The World of Trianglez

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Ranjan De

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Step into Ekki Dokki’s World – a world full of all things triangular! Parrots, fish, cows, people and much, much more… (In Hinglish)

Dream Jars

Dream Jars

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Dream Jars

Age Group:

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Wendy COOLING

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Fill IGNCA with Dreams. Create your very own Dream Jar, inspired by Roald Dahl’s The BFG. Share your dreams and add to the Bookaroo Dream Jar Collection. (All Languages)

Cartoon School

Cartoon School

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Pernilla Stalfelt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Follow these three simple steps to make a short story cartoon style. Step One: Draw a figure. Step Two: Make it speak and think. Step Three: Have fun! (Limited to 50)

Dinosauroo

Dinosauroo

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Donovan Bixley

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Creative New Zealand & Publishers Association of New Zealand


Synopsis:

Sketch-a-saurus, Doodle-a-dino, Rustle-up-a-raptor.

Fabricate a Finale!

Fabricate a Finale!

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Soumitra Ranade

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Have you ever wanted to rewrite the ending of a story? To change what happens to your favourite characters? Now’s your chance! Join Soumitra Ranade to create the perfect alternative ending to an eerie tale. (Limited to 50)

The People We do Not See

The People We do Not See

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Harsh Mander

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Duckbill


Synopsis:

Listen to true life stories about young people and their experiences of inequality and injustice, but also of their courage, resistance and compassion. (In Hindi and English)

Cartoon School

Cartoon School

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Pernilla Stalfelt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Follow these three simple steps to make a short story cartoon style. Step One: Draw a figure. Step Two: Make it speak and think. Step Three: Have fun! (Limited to 50)

How Not to Draw a Line

How Not to Draw a Line

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Durgabai Vyam

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Navayana Publishing


Synopsis:

How to depict Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar's unquenchable thirst? Like many in India, Durgabai Vyam and Subhash Vyam knew little about this maker of modern India. How then did they go about making Bhimayana? (In Hindi)

Words and Pictures with Ninni and Sami

Words and Pictures with Ninni and Sami

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Matilda Ruta

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Help Ninni and Sami to complete their story with your words and pictures. (Limited to 50)

Cats in Hats

Cats in Hats

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Coralie Saudo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the French Book Office


Synopsis:

Let your imagination go wild in this crazy animal romp.

Tangled Tip Zentangle

Tangled Tip Zentangle

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Monita Gurung

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Rato Bangala Kitab


Synopsis:

Lose yourself in the enchanting world of patterns. (Limited to 50) (In English/Hindi/Nepali)

Split! Splot! Splat!

Split! Splot! Splat!

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by NORLA


Synopsis:

Is it a fish? Is it a tiger? Is it a volcano? See what you can make with just coffee and paper, and a sprinkling of imagination. (Limited to 50)

Whose Hat is That?

Whose Hat is That?

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Coralie Saudo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the French Book Office


Synopsis:

'Who will be in your story? Will they be big or small? Young or old? A prince or a pirate? A mum or a monster? You decide. (Limited to 50)

Puppet Scientist

Puppet Scientist

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Monita Gurung

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Rato Bangala Kitab


Synopsis:

Ready to experiment to be a crazy, creative Puppet Scientist? (Limited to 50) (In English/Hindi/Nepali)

Concocting Creepy Critters!

Concocting Creepy Critters!

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Sanket Pethkar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Work together to vanquish your fears! Read the tale of The Night Monster and create the scariest (or funniest) monster you’ve ever imagined! (Limited to 50)

Monkey Boy

Monkey Boy

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Donovan Bixley

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Creative New Zealand & Publishers Association of New Zealand


Synopsis:

Part comic, part novel, all action. With ghosts and monsters, sea battles and humour, Donovan Bixley talks about making novels and comics work together, as well as some of the true stories behind the book. (Limited to 100)

Bhim Chitra Katha

Bhim Chitra Katha

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Subhash Vyam

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Navayana Publishing


Synopsis:

Most children have heard of Amar Chitra Katha and Chhota Bheem. But what of the other Bhim and his lifelong struggle to establish humanity? S. Anand will tell you the Bhim Chitra Katha with Bhimayana. (In Hindi and English)

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Matilda Ruta

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Make a comic filled with your very own characters. (Limited to 50)

Savitribai - Journey of a Trailblazer

Savitribai - Journey of a Trailblazer

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 12-120

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Suman Chitrakar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Azim Premji University


Synopsis:

Travel to the 19th century with us and join in the adventures of the fiery Savitribai. She started India’s first girls’ school and devoted her life to making India a better place. (In Hindi/English/Bangla)

Look Out for the Purple Paws

Look Out for the Purple Paws

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Sarah Mounsey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Oscar, the dog, is covered in purple paint! We need oodles of imagination and lots of laughter to solve this doggy dilemma! (Limited to 100)

Dream Jars

Dream Jars

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Dream Jars

Age Group:

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Wendy Cooling

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Fill IGNCA with Dreams. Create your very own Dream Jar, inspired by Roald Dahl’s The BFG. Share your dreams and add to the Bookaroo Dream Jar Collection. (All Languages)

Too Kool for Skool

Too Kool for Skool

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Archana Saboo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Juggernaut


Synopsis:

AdiKool is 12 going on 13 and thinks it’s time to find love, travel business class on his South Africa family vacation and be taken more seriously. If only…

A Very Silly Workshop

A Very Silly Workshop

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Khushnaz Lala

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by HarperCollins India


Synopsis:

This is a very silly workshop, full of goofy dancing, ridiculous stories, secret confessions and plans to overtake the world. No one can say what’s really going to happen, but where’s the fun in knowing?

Tales for the Telling

Tales for the Telling

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Madhuri Purandare

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Stories which need to be told and heard. (In Marathi) (Limited to 50)

The Magic Spicebox

The Magic Spicebox

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Heetal Dattani Joshi

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

If you're looking for an adventure that will delight all your senses, then The Magic Spicebox is just what you need. Meet our powerful superheroes who can sprinkle every meal with flavour and fun. (Limited to 50)

Blue Kangaroo

Blue Kangaroo

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Kamal Pruthi

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by HarperCollins India


Synopsis:

Join Kamal Pruthi for some heart-warming stories and adorable activities about the irresistible Lily and her much-loved Blue Kangaroo. (Limited to 60)

Think small….

Think small….

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Matilda Ruta

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

... Draw BIG! (Limited to 50)

Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Åshild Kanstad Johnsen

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by NORLA


Synopsis:

What lies beyond the trees in the land of trolls, moose and elk?

Wanted: Superheroes

Wanted: Superheroes

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Pernilla Stalfelt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

What superpower will you have? Will you be able to fly? To change shape? To become invisible? (Limited to 50)

Animals from Around the World

Animals from Around the World

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Donovan Bixley

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Creative New Zealand & Publishers Association of New Zealand


Synopsis:

New Zealand illustrator Donovan Bixley loves drawing animals. Join him at the Doodle Wall to draw animals from New Zealand and around the world.

Wonders on the Warli Wall

Wonders on the Warli Wall

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Shilpa Ranade

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Start with an X, end with a dance!

Cuppet Capers

Cuppet Capers

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Craft Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Ranjan De

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Create a funky menagerie of your own - and let the stories begin! (In Hinglish) (Limited to 50)

Wordburger

Wordburger

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: David Astle

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Nice how INDICATE hides NICE and IDEA and INDIA! Or SEVEN minus S is EVEN! Discover more secrets inside words. The Wordburger session will play with rhymes, riddles and puzzles, as well as your brain!

Puppet Scientist

Puppet Scientist

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Monita Gurung

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Rato Bangala Kitab


Synopsis:

Ready to experiment to be a crazy, creative Puppet Scientist? (In English/Hindi/Nepali) (Limited to 50)

Elephamily

Elephamily

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Shilpa Ranade

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Have you ever imagined yourself with a long trunk, big flappy ears and a fat belly? Join Shilpa Ranade and draw yourself and your family of elephants. (Limited to 50)

Cats in Hats

Cats in Hats

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Coralie Saudo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the French Book Office


Synopsis:

Let your imagination go wild in this crazy animal romp. (Limited to 50)

Tangled Tip Zentangle

Tangled Tip Zentangle

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Monita Gurung

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Rato Bangala Kitab


Synopsis:

Lose yourself in the enchanting world of patterns. (Limited to 50) (In English/Hindi/Nepali)

Ship Ahoy! Seaward Ho!

Ship Ahoy! Seaward Ho!

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Supportedby DK India


Synopsis:

Ahoy, me hearties! Ever wanted to know about us pirates and how we ruled the seas? Come join us on our adventurous voyage to discover the hidden gems of the pirate world. 

Whose Hat is That?

Whose Hat is That?

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Coralie Saudo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the French Book Office


Synopsis:

Who will be in your story? Will they be big or small? Young or old? A prince or a pirate? A mum or a monster? You decide. (Limited to 50)

Guess Who?

Guess Who?

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by DK India


Synopsis:

Here's your chance to learn about important people in Indian history and have fun while doing it. Join our pictionary game and try to identify the people and events with the help of pictorial clues.

Fritz and Chesster The Great Chess Adventure

Fritz and Chesster The Great Chess Adventure

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Frederic Friedel

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Goethe Institute, Max Mueller Bhawan


Synopsis:

Use your wits, learn to think ahead, have fun AND learn a lot about chess, the game invented over 1500 years ago in northern India, as you ride in bumper cars or on Ferris wheels.

Leaf it to Gangamma

Leaf it to Gangamma

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Shalini Srinivasan

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin


Synopsis:

At age 79, Gangamma the gardener goes on her very first adventure, courtesy a magic gharial that can travel anywhere. Where will she go? And will both she and her garden survive her adventure? (Limited to 90)

Animation Decoded

Animation Decoded

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Shilpa Ranade

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Discover the secrets of animation as Shilpa takes you behind the scenes and talks you through the stages of making this film.

Into the Shadows

Into the Shadows

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Åshild Kanstad Johnsen

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by NORLA


Synopsis:

Step into the mesmerising world of shadows with Aashild and Kubbe. (Limited to 50)

Writing About Family

Writing About Family

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Lalita Iyer

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

In stories people become who they are depending on how the writer paints them. What brings the portrait to life? Appearance? Actions? Voice? Do we remember what people said rather than what they did? (Limited to 100)

I Have the Power

I Have the Power

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Deepa Balsavar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Calling all young aspiring writers to take a walk with Deepa through a landscape of words and pictures to see the power stories have to affect the way we think, dream and act.

Become a Superhero for One day

Become a Superhero for One day

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Jane De Suza

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Every child is a hero. In this crazy session, discover which superhero you would be. Listen to the latest SUPERZERO AND THE CLONE CRISIS and create the end of the story – for a surprise. (Limited to 80)

Draw Monsters

Draw Monsters

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Judith Rossell

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Have fun with drawing games, and learn how to draw your own monster. Pencils ready! (Limited to 120)

The Beginnings of the Storyteller

The Beginnings of the Storyteller

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Geeta ‘Kathalaya’ Ramanujam

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Ms Moochie


Synopsis:

Meeting Santa Claus at a petrol pump, struggling to write the number 48, pulling out her friend's teeth.... join Geeta Ramanujam for the incredible childhood stories which made her the charming storyteller she is today. (Limited to 100)

Wordburger

Wordburger

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: David Astle

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

FOUR has four letters. The odds of BUOYANT spell BOAT. And if those facts float your boat, then what about we fiddle with some Finnish phrases? Invent new brand names? Hunt down rhymes? Solve riddles?

Let Your Imagination Fly!

Let Your Imagination Fly!

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Sarah Mounsey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Jump aboard the magic sofa and see where this story takes you.

The Lion's Feast

The Lion's Feast

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Chetan Sharma

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Muthumama and Muthumami have an unexpected guest for dinner - a ravenous lion! Find out what happens next in this hilarious tale. (Limited to 100)

Draw a Villain!

Draw a Villain!

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Judith Rossell

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Learn how to draw a scary villain to use in your own stories.

Put Some Magic into Your Story

Put Some Magic into Your Story

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Sarah Mounsey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Breathe in the magic, breathe out a story. Work with Sarah to create your own magical story. (Limited to 50)

Where do Ideas Come From?

Where do Ideas Come From?

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Judith Rossell

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commision, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Write what you like! How to get ideas for your own stories

Bring out Your Inner Explorer and Save the World

Bring out Your Inner Explorer and Save the World

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Chowdhury

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Imagine being sent on a mission by the Queen of the Seas to save the world! Join author Ajay Chowdhury for a session of storytelling, clue gathering and puzzle solving . . . Are you up for it? (Limited to 60)

Hot Chocolate is Thicker than Blood

Hot Chocolate is Thicker than Blood

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Rupa GULAB

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Duckbill


Synopsis:

Often I'd wonder if I was adopted. No one else in my family had ghastly, frizzy Godman-type hair, for starters. But when I found out the truth, I really wish I hadn't asked.

Of Dusty Maharajas and Lonely Kings

Of Dusty Maharajas and Lonely Kings

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Deepa Balsavar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Time to launch a new book and re-visit an old one about two unlikely Maharajas. Time to be a little royal too! So come all ye kings and queens, princes and princesses, storytime beckons!

Wild India

Wild India

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Are you ready for adventure? Travel from Ladakh to Lakshadweep to the Sahyadri Hills of Pune to the Andamans with Deepak Dalal for the ride of your life.

Snow Leopards, Tigers and the Andaman Islands

Snow Leopards, Tigers and the Andaman Islands

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Wildlife and India’s wilderness destinations inspire Deepak Dalal’s stories. Share some of the many thrilling adventures he has experienced on his travels into the wild whilst researching his books.

Paper Cut Creations

Paper Cut Creations

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Ms Moochie Amphitheatre

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Matilda Ruta

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Create a crazy collage (Limited to 50)

Much Ado about Shakespeare

Much Ado about Shakespeare

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Donovan Bixley

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Creative New Zealand & Publishers Association of New Zealand


Synopsis:

Author and illustrator Donovan Bixley talks about bringing the most famous writer in English to life in his award-winning book and discusses why Shakespeare is still so important 400 years after his death.

The Great Flamingo Mystery

The Great Flamingo Mystery

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

A bird-napping in Mumbai! Take to the skies with a wily wagtail and his band of koels, owls and seagulls for a daring rescue mission against the dark-hearted crows.

Tales from Maharashtra

Tales from Maharashtra

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

A beautiful state with mountains, forests, craters, beaches, densely populated cities and many stories. Let's explore this state through its stories. (In Hindi and English)

Let's Make Our Own Story

Let's Make Our Own Story

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Pernilla Stalfelt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Sweden


Synopsis:

Do children really have rights? (Limited to 50)

A Journey into the Past: Secrets from History and Mythology

A Journey into the Past: Secrets from History and Mythology

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Christopher C. Doyle

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Westland


Synopsis:

Unsolved mysteries. Ancient legends. Secrets buried in mythology. Join Christopher C Doyle, in exploring the secrets of the past using historical facts, recent archaeological discoveries, and the latest advances in science. (Limited to 100)

Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group:

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Wendy Cooling

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Sway with the poetry groove as Bookaroo's incredible speakers roll out funny, serious, happy and sometimes sad poems just for you! (All languages)

Nonsense Stories

Nonsense Stories

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Michael Heyman

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

The Doctor of Nonsense, Michael Heyman, tells stories that confuse and amuse, that schmooze and wear shoes. These stories might just whisk the moustache off your lip and make your pants run away!

How to Write a Superhero Story

How to Write a Superhero Story

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Jane De Suza

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Take part in a game-drama-reading of the latest crazy book in the series – Superhero and the Clone Crisis . And find out how to write a crazy story. (Limited to 80)

Wordburger

Wordburger

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: David Astle

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Silly once meant holy but now means, well, silly. See how words can change over time, or bend your brains to change them. Discover new ways of seeing English, or Hindi – or even Hinglish!

Peanut has a Plan

Peanut has a Plan

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Yashodhara Lal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Duckbill


Synopsis:

Do you like to make plans? So does Peanut, but all hers go horribly wrong. Join Yashodhara Lal and find out all about Peanut and her wild schemes!

Leopard in the Playground

Leopard in the Playground

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 17:00

Speaker/s: Rituparna Ghosh

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

There is a new player in the field. He races faster than Bolt and tackles the ball better than Messi and everyone wants him on their side. Being a Leopard does have its own advantages! (In Hindi and English)

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Tanya Batt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Kathai Kalatta


Synopsis:

Listen carefully and you might just hear the trees that have a song of their own. Words of wisdom for all to hear and remember.

Gopi Gavaiya Bagha Bajaiya

Gopi Gavaiya Bagha Bajaiya

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Gopi to gayega aur Bagha to bajayega, ho sakta hai tumhey pasand nahin ayega. Par bhooton ke raaja ne diya hai vardaan, har kisi ko rukkar sunna padega Gopi aur Bagha ka gaan. (In Hindi and English)

Gajapati Kulapati

Gajapati Kulapati

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Anupreet Kaur

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

Small noses catch small colds. Big noses catch big colds. Poor Gajapati Kulapati had a big nose and he caught a big cold. ..

Vahan Dongar

Vahan Dongar

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Vidya Bhagwat

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

The day the automobiles went on strike. (In Marathi)

Adventures of Faster Fenay

Adventures of Faster Fenay

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Rituparna Ghosh

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Calling all fans of mystery! Join Rituparna and Faster Fenay, the schoolboy detective with an uncanny knack of getting into trouble, on an unforgettable adventure.

Tuntuni aur Nai (Barber) ki Katha

Tuntuni aur Nai (Barber) ki Katha

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Shilpi Mukherjee Ghosh

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

Follow Tuntuni, a tiny little bird who has an uncanny knack for adventure, as she meets all kinds of creatures who can talk, think, dream, play just like people. (In Hindi/English/Bangla)

Treasure Under the Tree

Treasure Under the Tree

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Tanya Batt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Kathai Kalatta


Synopsis:

Come and enjoy story treasures from the magical story sack. Stories, songs and movement for little people who enjoy tall tales.

Storytime with Madhuri Purandare

Storytime with Madhuri Purandare

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Madhuri Purandare

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Join Madhuri for some rather unusual stories. (In Marathi) (Limited to 50)

Aani

Aani

Date: 27 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Vidya Bhagwat

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Travel in time to the year 2060. What will you see? (In Marathi)

Spotty Fun

Spotty Fun

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Sarah Mounsey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

See what happens with an itch here, a scratch there and, of course, spots galore

Talon the Falcon

Talon the Falcon

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Deepak Dalal

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Synopsis:

A fearsome falcon locked in a cage - a squirrel, a bulbul, a magpie-robin - a daring rescue mission. Join Deepak Dalal for this and more.

Fritz and Chesster: The Great Chess Adventure

Fritz and Chesster: The Great Chess Adventure

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-120

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Frederic Friedel

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Goethe Institute, Max Mueller Bhawan


Synopsis:

Use your wits, learn to think ahead, have fun AND learn a lot about chess, the game invented over 1500 years ago in northern India, as you ride in bumper cars or on Ferris wheels.

Kubbe Makes a Museum

Kubbe Makes a Museum

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by NORLA


Synopsis:

Do you like collecting things – leaves, hats, noses? Have you ever thought of making your own display and holding an exhibition? Let Åashild show you how!

Funny Funky Monkeys

Funny Funky Monkeys

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Shilpa Ranade

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Karadi Tales


Synopsis:

Join Shilpa Ranade and create a whole tribe of funny funky monkeys! Let your imagination run wild! (Limited to 50)

Draw Monsters

Draw Monsters

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Judith Rossell

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Have fun with drawing games, and learn how to draw your own monster. Pencils ready! (Limited to 120)

Do Not Listen to These Nonsense Poems and Songs

Do Not Listen to These Nonsense Poems and Songs

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Michael Heyman

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

The Doctor of Nonsense, Michael Heyman, slings rule-breaking drool-making nonsense poetry and song at you faster than you can say “flibbertiflibbet!” Warning: This performance makes no sense!

Word Soup

Word Soup

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Lalita Iyer

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Learn how to make friends with words of all kinds - big, small, friendly, intimidating, juicy, sharp, skinny and naughty - in order to make a delicious broth that will really be worth reading.

Wordburger

Wordburger

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: David Astle

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Australian High Commission, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Where’s your glabella? What’s a woogle? Meet weird words or invent your own. Come play with phrases, plunge into puzzles, riddles and other games. A chance to make the alphabet elastic and fantastic!

Explore the Wild and Wacky Creatures of Ayesha's Underwater World

Explore the Wild and Wacky Creatures of Ayesha's Underwater World

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Chowdhury

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Want a talking dolphin to take you to a magical underwater world? Listen to this amazing story and open your imagination to draw real and imaginary creatures that live beneath the ocean waves and beyond. (Limited to 60)

The Fairytale Tree

The Fairytale Tree

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group:

Time: 17:00

Speaker/s: Tanya Batt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Kathai Kalatta


Synopsis:

Come on a musical story journey to a magical island, where the Fairytale Tree grows. “If you take an egg and listen well, inside each egg is a story to tell.”

Tales from Maharashtra

Tales from Maharashtra

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

A beautiful state with mountains, forests, craters, beaches, densely populated cities and many stories. Let's explore this state through its stories. (In Hindi and English)

The Brave Rabbit

The Brave Rabbit

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Vidya Bhagwat

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

How a rabbit faced his fears and won the day. (In Marathi)

The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights

The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Atreyee Dasgupta, Shilpa Tandon

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

Can the tallest animal in the jungle really be afraid of heights? How will he ever reach his food high in the treetop?

Folk Fables

Folk Fables

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Rituparna Ghosh

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

From Marathi to Konkani, join Rituparna as she pulls out her favourite Maharashtrian folk fables from her story bag. (In Hindi and English)

The Tree That Would Not Be Cut Down

The Tree That Would Not Be Cut Down

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Tanya Batt

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Kathai Kalatta


Synopsis:

Be ready to join in this lively reworking of a traditional Maori story from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Even great chiefs must learn the lore of the forest.

Chal re Bhoplya Tunuk Tunuk

Chal re Bhoplya Tunuk Tunuk

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Vidya Bhagwat

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Come and find out what happens when an old woman, a hungry tiger and a greedy wolf meet. (In Marathi)

Cat in the Ghat

Cat in the Ghat

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Rituparna Ghosh

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

The glorious forests of the Western Ghats are home to the mystical Pogeyan. Is it a magical creature? Does it really exist? Search for pug marks with Rituparna ... don't forget your binoculars and camera! (In English and Hindi)

Gopi Gavaiya Bagha Bajaiya

Gopi Gavaiya Bagha Bajaiya

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Ajay Dasgupta

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Gopi to gayega aur Bagha to bajayega, ho sakta hai tumhey pasand nahin ayega. Par bhooton ke raaja ne diya hai vardaan, har kisi ko rukkar sunna padega Gopi aur Bagha ka gaan. (In Hindi and English)

Scruffy Bear

Scruffy Bear

Date: 26 Nov 2016

Location: The Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Aparjit Kaur

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored By Amiown


Synopsis:

Take a small scruffy bear, six terrified white mice, a dark forest, an owl, a fox and a slithery snake then throw in a few ingenious ideas for fun galore.