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Fabulosas Fabulas

Fabulosas Fabulas

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Marta Bernardes, José Valente

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Camões Institute - Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Enter a world full of music and poetry, laughter and joy, wonder and infinite possibilities – watch, listen and help bring these fabulous fables to life.

Story Mountain

Story Mountain

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Piotr Karski

Sponsor/Supporter: The Polish Institute, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Why does a comic strip have to be flat? Why not add another dimension to create a story mountain?

On the Wild Side!

On the Wild Side!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Vivek Menon

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hachette India


Synopsis:

What’s common between a tiger and a weasel? Which Indian mammal has arms one-and-a-half times the length of its legs? Step into the Indian jungle and discover its secrets with wildlifer-photographer-conservationist Vivek Menon.

Fabulosas Fábulas

Fabulosas Fábulas

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: José Valente, Marta Bernardes

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Camões Institute - Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Enter a world full of music and poetry, laughter and joy, wonder and infinite possibilities – watch, listen and help bring these fabulous fables to life.

The Story of Planet Earth

The Story of Planet Earth

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Renu Anand

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by TERI


Synopsis:

Join Renu Anand for this amazing journey back to the beginning of life on this earth.

Dreamboat Days

Dreamboat Days

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Mark and Rowan Sommerset

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


Synopsis:

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Quirky turkeys, smart sheep, little bugs and children with big dreams! Be ready for fun and laughter as Mark and Rowan share their award-winning books and stories of how they are created.

Tinkle's Topsy Turvy Superhero

Tinkle's Topsy Turvy Superhero

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Amar Chitra Katha

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Amar Chitra Katha


Synopsis:

Is it a bird? A plane? No! Discover amazing wonders, superpowers and super gadgets in the simplest things, in this Topsy-Turvy-cum-Superhero art workshop.

A Present for Big Bear

A Present for Big Bear

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Debi Gliori

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hot Key Books


Synopsis:

Help Debi Gliori come up with ideas for some animals to wrap the perfect birthday present for a very old Bear’s birthday. All suggestions welcome!

Grandfather Tree

Grandfather Tree

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: David Liew

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

In the Old Forest stands Grandfather Tree – older than the rivers… older than the hills… some say as old as time. Help tell the story of his journey from seed to forest giant.

Boom! Boom!

Boom! Boom!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Anushka Ravishankar, Sayoni Basu

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Duckbill


Synopsis:

Anushka and Sayoni tell explosive stories, discuss grandparents and explosive situations (and sometimes grandparents in explosive situations) and teach you funny Malayalam rhymes with lots of explosive words.

Heidi Comes to India!

Heidi Comes to India!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Avanti Devasthale

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Pro Helvetia


Synopsis:

Breathe in the clear Swiss mountain air, hear the tinkling bells of the goats, smell the sweet meadow flowers and welcome Heidi to India.

Out of the Box!

Out of the Box!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by DK


Synopsis:

Be creative, be constructive, be colourful and impress your friends with how you can think out-of-the-box with-a-box!

Dare to Enter the Dungeon

Dare to Enter the Dungeon

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Venita Coelho

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Tales of purple parrots, magicians, a musician whose songs cause gems to fall from the air, ruby-clad leopards and more…

That Boy in the Kevin Carter Photograph

That Boy in the Kevin Carter Photograph

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 12-120

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Parnab Mukherjee

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Best of Kolkata Campus


Synopsis:

In this swirling world where dinghies bob up and down mid-seas with refugees, here's a letter to the children who are in between the in-betweens...and to all those adults who remain indifferent to their plight.

Fabulosas Fábulas

Fabulosas Fábulas

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Marta Bernardes, José Valente

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Camões Institute - Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Enter a world full of music and poetry, laughter and joy, wonder and infinite possibilities – watch, listen and help bring these fabulous fables to life.

Dreamboat Days

Dreamboat Days

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Mark and Rowan Sommerset

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


Synopsis:

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Quirky turkeys, smart sheep, little bugs and children with big dreams! Be ready for fun and laughter as Mark and Rowan share their award-winning books and stories of how they are created.

Fabulosas Fábulas

Fabulosas Fábulas

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Marta Bernardes, José Valente

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Camões Institute - Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Enter a world full of music and poetry, laughter and joy, wonder and infinite possibilities – watch, listen and help bring these fabulous fables to life.

Night Shift

Night Shift

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 12-120

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Debi Gliori

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hot Key Books


Synopsis:

What happens when the monsters inside our own minds come to stay? Debi Gliori shares her own story of living with depressive illness, and some strategies for finding a way out.

Winner in the Hot Seat

Winner in the Hot Seat

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Parag Initiative of Tata Trusts


Synopsis:

Come and meet the winner of the Big Little Book Award 2017!

Playing with Poetry

Playing with Poetry

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Miles Merrill

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


Synopsis:

Have you ever danced like an alien? Shouted your name out as loud as you can? Don’t miss this workshop cum spoken-word performance which will have you shaking your legs and clicking your tongue.

Ugly Bugs

Ugly Bugs

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Cintia Martin, Consueleo Digón

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes


Synopsis:

Ever wondered about the secret life of bugs? With an Oranginus Tragonus Transmuter all your questions will be answered.

Fun and Games

Fun and Games

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: K Krishna

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Join Kim as she reads, sings, hops and twirls her way through a few everyday adventures. And, who knows, maybe you might even recognise some of the characters.

Sharing a Shell

Sharing a Shell

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Jeena Shaji, Zeba Jacob

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

A crab in a cup, a blob on a tub, a brush sweeping clean.

It's About Ability

It's About Ability

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Tonya Bolden

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the U.S. Department of State


Synopsis:

Have you had setbacks, handicaps - or do you know people who have? Don't despair for yourself or for others. So much is possible - as Aaron Philip knows so well!

Meet Talky Tumble

Meet Talky Tumble

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Nandana Dev Sen

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Can you unravel Talky Tumble's story who lives on a small marf... sorry, farm called Jumble?

Insectarium

Insectarium

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Create your own crazy creepy crawlies to fill Bookaroo’s first Insectarium. (In English and Hindi)

Mask Mania

Mask Mania

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Piotr Karski

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Polish Institute, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Hairy ears, huge eyes and long whiskers…..Is it a yak? Is it a yeti? Is it an eagle?.

Tree-mendous Trees!

Tree-mendous Trees!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Trees are tremendous! They need friends too, so make a friendship band for your special tree. (In English and Hindi)

All History is Everybody's History!

All History is Everybody's History!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Tonya Bolden

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the U.S. Department of State


Synopsis:

Do you think history is boring and of no use to you? Think again! As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, "We are made by history." History is fascinating! History is you!

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Piotr Karski

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Polish Institute, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Snow in Delhi?? Can it be? Create a sparkling snowscape and enjoy Delhi’s first ever ski slalom!

An Indian Beach

An Indian Beach

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Joëlle Jolivet

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tara Books


Synopsis:

Can’t go to the beach? Let’s bring the beach to you! Have a whale of a time as you dive in to An Indian Beach, a book as never-ending as the sea, with Joëlle Jolivet.

Partytime!

Partytime!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Mistunee Chowdhury

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Join the animals’ party in the forest. Hop with the rabbits, swing from tree to tree with the monkeys, dance with butterflies from flower to flower, sing with the birds. (In English and Hindi)

Inside an Upside-Down Forest

Inside an Upside-Down Forest

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Karthika Naïr, Joëlle Jolivet

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Institut Français India / Embassy of France in India in the framework of Bonjour India.


Synopsis:

Journey to the land of eighteen tides and three rivers, deep into the mangrove forests of Sundarban. Discover a world of demon-tigers, forest-goddesses, bees and a little boy who loves honey more than anything on earth.

Have a Beastly Time With Colour and Rhyme

Have a Beastly Time With Colour and Rhyme

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Nandana Dev Sen, Kris Di Giacomo

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Institut Français India / Embassy of France in India in the framework of Bonjour India.


Synopsis:

Create a giant animal mural and write a book of cuddly couplets - all about endangered beasties! Join this author-illustrator team for guessing games, raucous rhymes, dazzling drawings, and ferocious fun.

Robot Ride!

Robot Ride!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by DK


Synopsis:

Hello, humans! Welcome to the robot universe. Tour our world to uncover the secrets and amazing facts about us intelligent beings!

Children's Choir

Children's Choir

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-60

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Christian Duda

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Compose and perform a crazy chant from everyday comments made by grown-ups. Be ready to laugh, cry and marvel amidst the harmony and cacophony

Tactile Trails and Tales

Tactile Trails and Tales

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Siddhant Shah

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Access for ALL


Synopsis:

Collect your ticket - and blindfold! - for the first of the Bookaroo Treasure Trails. Explore the backwaters of Kerala, sail on a houseboat, discover the magic of the Kathakali dancer and “see” what else the journey holds. (In English and Hindi)

Imaginary Animals in a Real World

Imaginary Animals in a Real World

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Roshni Vyam, Sampurna Chattarji

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Institut Français India / Embassy of France in India in the framework of Bonjour India.


Synopsis:

Invent your own imaginary animals and make them come alive through poetry and art, a synthesis of sounds and patterns, colour and words.

How to Catch Clouds

How to Catch Clouds

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Miles Merrill

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


Synopsis:

Join Miles Merrill as he tells stories of pigeon hobos and private detective horses, performs poems and sings songs that he pulls down from the sky into his head and pushes out of his mouth.

Rumble in the Jumble

Rumble in the Jumble

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-100

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Christian Duda

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Pick an animal, throw in a place, muddle them up together . What happens next? You decide.

Tactile Trails and Tales

Tactile Trails and Tales

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Siddhant Shah

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Access for ALL


Synopsis:

Collect your ticket - and blindfold! - for the first of the Bookaroo Treasure Trails. Explore the backwaters of Kerala, sail on a houseboat, discover the magic of the Kathakali dancer and “see” what else the journey holds. (In English and Hindi)

Meet Maharani the Cow

Meet Maharani the Cow

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Nancy Raj

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Lined up on a street are noisy motorbikes, honking cars, crowded buses, impatient autos... In their midst sits Maharani! Join the fun with Nancy Raj as she tries to unseat her highness!

Battle of the Brushes

Battle of the Brushes

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: All Ages

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: David Liew, Savio Mascarenhas

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Amar Chitra Katha


Synopsis:

Two artists... one story... It's a showdown between two illustrators as they draw, paint and sketch for their lives as an unknown story is read out to them…

Birthdayaroo

Birthdayaroo

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Wendy Cooling, Kaye Tew

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Fun and games in this birthday special.

Of Secrets and Shadows in Neon Pants

Of Secrets and Shadows in Neon Pants

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Shabnam Minwalla

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by HarperCollins India


Synopsis:

Things are not always what they seem. Help Maya and friends crack clues and codes - and deal with the neon nasties, the cool crowd and the giggly gang.

Tactile Trails and Tales

Tactile Trails and Tales

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Siddhant Shah

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Access for All lapel mike, blindfolds


Synopsis:

Collect your ticket - and blindfold! - for the first of the Bookaroo Treasure Trails. Explore the backwaters of Kerala, sail on a houseboat, discover the magic of the Kathakali dancer and “see” what else the journey holds. (In English and Hindi)

Wacky Animal Tales

Wacky Animal Tales

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Ranjit Lal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by TERI


Synopsis:

Go Wacky with Ranjit Lal. Discover amazing facts about the animal world and our attitude towards creatures great and small - and how Ranjit uses them in his stories.

Tactile Trails and Tales

Tactile Trails and Tales

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Siddhant Shah

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Access for ALL


Synopsis:

Collect your ticket - and blindfold! - for the first of the Bookaroo Treasure Trails. Explore the backwaters of Kerala, sail on a houseboat, discover the magic of the Kathakali dancer and “see” what else the journey holds. (In English and Hindi)

Dragons, Elephants and All Things in Between

Dragons, Elephants and All Things in Between

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Debi Gliori

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hot Key Books


Synopsis:

Do you feel like a mouse or a lion? How about a tiger or a peacock? Or a pea-ger? A lio-ouse? Join Debi Gliori in drawing the kind of animal that best describes you today.

Character-Doodle-Dee

Character-Doodle-Dee

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Richa Jha, Gautam Benegal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pickle Yolk Books


Synopsis:

Can you draw the same character in different styles and make it look different? How do you know which style works best? Doodle Uncle can show you some tricks. (In English, Hindi and Bangla)

Doodle Frenzy

Doodle Frenzy

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: David Liew

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Roll the dice, chose your colour and let your drawing grow and grow and GROW!

Mr Jekyll, Dr Hyde

Mr Jekyll, Dr Hyde

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Piotr Karski

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Polish Institute, New Delhi


Synopsis:

Find the monster hidden in your shadow!

BIG and small

BIG and small

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Doodle Wall

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: David Liew

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Two best friends, a canoe and a river race. The trophy was as good as theirs - until they came face-to-face-to with the saying “Size DOES matter”…

Treerriffic!

Treerriffic!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Roll up! Roll up! Time to share favourite tree tales in this one page comic-making workshop. (In English and Hindi)

One Thousand Faces

One Thousand Faces

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Cintia Martin, Consueleo Digón

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes


Synopsis:

Spooky and scared, wonky and weird, funny and foolish. Which face do you want to make today?

Tales from Farawayland

Tales from Farawayland

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 17:00

Speaker/s: Shalini Tayal

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Be ready for rib-tickling fun and adventure as you travel through Farawayland and meet some rather unusual people and animals. (In English and Hindi)

Tree-mendous Trees!

Tree-mendous Trees!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Kavita Singh Kale

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Trees are tremendous! They need friends too, so make a friendship band for your special tree.

One Thousand Faces

One Thousand Faces

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Milky Bar Crafty Corner

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Cintia Martin, Consueleo Digón

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes


Synopsis:

Take a handful of circles, a sprinkling of rectangles, a few triangles, an oval or two, several lines both straight and curved and see how many faces you can make. Move them around and start again.

A Boxful of Magic

A Boxful of Magic

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Seema Wahi Mukherjee

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Open the box, choose a hat, put it on and wait for the magic to begin. Who will you be – a witch, a pirate, a king, a polar bear, a ladybird?? Where will you go? (In English and Hindi)

Stories from the Folk

Stories from the Folk

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Time to embark on a journey to collect folk stories from around the world. Stories that have magic, music, masti and more. (In Hindi)

Sciencetastic!

Sciencetastic!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by DK


Synopsis:

Calling all junior science lovers! Try some cool DIYs (Do-It-Yourselfs) and become a “mini-maker” using simple principles of science.

Talking Critters

Talking Critters

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Mariam Karim-Ahlawat

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Can you hear what animals say? (In English and Hindi)

Mexican Musings

Mexican Musings

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Marcela Romero Garcia

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Mexico


Synopsis:

How far do stories reach? Across continents? Across time? Consider these contemporary stories from contemporary Mexican writers.

The Amar Chitra Katha Studio

The Amar Chitra Katha Studio

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Amar Chitra Katha

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Amar Chitra Katha


Synopsis:

Wanted – researchers, scriptwriters, artists, colourists and letterists! Join the ACK team to create a comics page from beginning to end in just 60 minutes. Your time starts now!

This Life of Mime

This Life of Mime

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Naresh Ramamurthy

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for Schools


Synopsis:

The origins of a travelling storyteller - about egg rolls off a dusty Calcutta street, a town ruled by a cosmic ecstatic dancer, and a life inside a protected forest narrated through Mime.

HAI! HUP! HIYAAA!

HAI! HUP! HIYAAA!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Lavanya Karthik

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Duckbill


Synopsis:

What would you do if your grandmother suddenly turned into a ninja warrior? Join author-illustrator Lavanya Karthik on a riotous journey meeting some whacky characters, and learning all about what it takes to be – Ninja!

History in a Bowl of Paneer Makhani

History in a Bowl of Paneer Makhani

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 12-120

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: ARCHANA GARODIA GUPTA, Shruti Garodia

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hachette India


Synopsis:

Digging up the past can be super-exciting! Discover the many secrets of Indian history with just 10 amazing clues that will make you marvel and gape… and never say never to history again!

Toad Tales

Toad Tales

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Marcela Romero Garcia

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Mexico


Synopsis:

Deep in the heart of Mexico lives a toad that swallows stories. Help Marcela recover these stories.

Rustle Up a Character

Rustle Up a Character

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Richa Jha, Gautam Benegal

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pickle Yolk Books


Synopsis:

How do authors and illustrators create characters? From ideas in the head to bringing them alive in the books, join this magical fun ride of character sketches with words and illustrations. (In English, Hindi and Bangla)

King Tralari

King Tralari

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Cintia Martin, Consueleo Digón

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes


Synopsis:

Meet King Tralari and some of his rather unusual friends in this lively puppet storytelling.

Same, Same But Different

Same, Same But Different

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 10-100

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Lavanya Karthik, Siddhant Shah, Tonya Bolden, Champa Saha

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the U.S. Department of State, Duckbill, Access for ALL


Synopsis:

How many times do you find yourself in books? How many times do books open windows on to different worlds, different lives, different people?

Dhuk-Dhuk Talks

Dhuk-Dhuk Talks

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Seema Wahi Mukherjee

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Questions, questions, questions…where can one find the answers? (In English and Hindi)

Do Dost

Do Dost

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Shilpa Chandar, Kamla Karki

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

Follow the adventures of two boys as they trick and tease one another as only true friends can. (In Hindi)

Do you Dream of Writing Children's Books?

Do you Dream of Writing Children's Books?

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: K Krishna

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Here is your chance to turn your dreams into a possibility as K Krishna shares some of her top tips on how to write a picture book.

Epic Adventures

Epic Adventures

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: DK

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by DK


Synopsis:

Enter the mythical world of the Mahabharata! Hit the fish's eye in a dart competition, re-write scenes from the great story or put together your own versions of characters from this great epic.

Dreamboat Days

Dreamboat Days

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Mark and Rowan Sommerset

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


Synopsis:

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Quirky turkeys, smart sheep, little bugs and children with big dreams! Be ready for fun and laughter as Mark and Rowan share their award-winning books and stories of how they are created.

Meet Boy No 32

Meet Boy No 32

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Amphitheatre

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s:

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Scholastic India


Synopsis:

Time for a racy, rip-roaring adventure with Boy No 32 in Mumbai and beyond.

Go Wild

Go Wild

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Vivek Menon

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hachette India


Synopsis:

Is that tiger snarling at you – or smiling? What’s up between deer and langurs in the forest? Does the lion ever roar? Discover the secrets of the Indian forest and its mammals with naturalist-photographer-conservationist Vivek Menon.

Globetrotters: Boohoos 'n' Woohoos!

Globetrotters: Boohoos 'n' Woohoos!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Vibha Batra

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Mango Books


Synopsis:

Things that can go wrong (boohoo) and things that are awesome (woohoo) when you travel abroad.

The Scariest Thing of All

The Scariest Thing of All

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Debi Gliori

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Hot Key Books


Synopsis:

When little rabbit Pip is lost in the Wild Wood, he comes face to face with the Scariest Thing of All which turns out not to be so scary after all.

Meet Mambi

Meet Mambi

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Nandana Dev Sen

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Join Mambi and her friends as their exciting story in the forest unfolds with author Nandana Dev Sen.

Rumble in the Jumble

Rumble in the Jumble

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Christian Duda

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


Synopsis:

Pick an animal, throw in a place, muddle them up together. What happens next? You decide.

What Night Knows

What Night Knows

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 14-16

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Miles Merrill

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


Synopsis:

Mixing music with metaphors, enjoy a wild journey with Miles through back streets and over rain-soaked campsites to find the hidden treasures inside your own brain, complete with loops, vocal effects and beatboxing.

Children's Choir

Children's Choir

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 6-60

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Christian Duda

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


Synopsis:

Compose and perform a crazy chant from everyday comments made by grown-ups. Be ready to laugh, cry and marvel amidst the harmony and cacophony

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Stage

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Miles Merrill

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


Synopsis:

Listen as Miles’ wild poems and characters bend the air with ideas that will make your hair stand up and your stomach jump into your neck.

Bird Whispers

Bird Whispers

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 17:00

Speaker/s: Marcela Romero Garcia

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Mexico


Synopsis:

Are you ready to play a game from Mexico? Are you ready for fun, laughter and a surprising secret or two?

Nestled between the Ghats

Nestled between the Ghats

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Naresh Ramamurthy

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Book Lovers' Program for Schools


Synopsis:

What will happen to the young boy who witnesses a dreaded dacoit steal the temple jewels? In this little village in South India not everything is as it appears.

Historic Disasters

Historic Disasters

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:30

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

The sinking of the Titanic is a tale told and retold. But there have been many other such tragic disasters. Join Champa to discover the secrets of the past. (In English and Hindi)

Folklore

Folklore

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 12-14

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Kapil Pandey

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

Stories passed through generations by word of mouth, stories of communities, customs and beliefs. (In Hindi)

The Badness of Badgers

The Badness of Badgers

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 14:00

Speaker/s: Prabha Singh, Sunila Kaul

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Amiown


Synopsis:

Join Stinkbomb and his little sister, Ketchup-Face, as they battle badness with madness!

Jadhav and the Tree Place

Jadhav and the Tree Place

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 13:30

Speaker/s: Swagata Sen Pillai

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

Take a walk with Jadhav, who has a rather special and very important job. He makes forests.

Mexico Uncovered

Mexico Uncovered

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:30

Speaker/s: Marcela Romero Garcia

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by the Embassy of Mexico


Synopsis:

Discover Mexico from its palm-fringed beaches, steaming jungles, fiesta fireworks, ancient civilisations, cactus-strewn deserts, teeming cities, snow-capped volcanoes to its spicy stews and soups and tasty tacos and tortillas.

Kitni Badi Machis

Kitni Badi Machis

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 11:00

Speaker/s: Swagata Sen Pillai

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Pratham Books


Synopsis:

Are you ready for a challenge? Imagine if you had to fill a matchbox with as many unusual things as you could find, what would you put in it? (In Hindi)

Not Yet!

Not Yet!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 4-6

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Nandana Dev Sen

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tulika Books


Synopsis:

Just one more story! Sing with hippos and dance on your toes as you journey through the familiar bedtime ritual.

Superheroes!

Superheroes!

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: Amiown Kahani Tree

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 12:00

Speaker/s: Champa Saha

Sponsor/Supporter:


Synopsis:

We love Superman, Batman, Spiderman and Harry Potter, don’t we? Superheroes all – brave and honest, fighting evil, always helping the innocent. What about some real heroes – children like you, from ordinary families…?

Adventures with Amma

Adventures with Amma

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Studio

Age Group: 8-10

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: BHAKTI MATHUR

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Puffin India


Synopsis:

Travel with Amma to the famous Golden Temple, discover the heritage of the Darshani Deori, eat in the world’s biggest kitchen then head to Tirupati to wake to the hymns of Suprabhatam enjoying ladoo Prasad.

Heidi Comes to India!

Heidi Comes to India!

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Palms

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 15:00

Speaker/s: Avanti Devasthale

Sponsor/Supporter: Sponsored by Pro Helvetia


Synopsis:

Breathe in the clear Swiss mountain air, hear the tinkling bells of the goats, smell the sweet meadow flowers and welcome Heidi to India.

Stuck with a Hiccup?

Stuck with a Hiccup?

Date: 25 Nov 2017

Location: The Auditorium

Age Group: 6-8

Time: 10:30

Speaker/s: Anushka Ravishankar

Sponsor/Supporter: Supported by Tara Books


Synopsis:

Join Anushka Ravishankar to try some absurdly hilarious remedies.

Muezza and Baby Jaan

Muezza and Baby Jaan

Date: 26 Nov 2017

Location: The Mound

Age Group: 10-12

Time: 16:30

Speaker/s: Anita Nair

Sponsor/Supporter: Puffin India


Synopsis:

Would you like to meet a camel with an appetite for stories and a clever cat who loves to snooze? They aren’t ordinary creatures. And this isn’t the story of just another chance meeting.