Jaipurites Bookaroo festival is here !! Read below to know more

Pinkcity is all set to welcome the much awaited Bookaroo festival in town on 12th and 13th January. This year there will be twenty seven authors, illustrators , storytellers and performers from 12 cities who will be coming to continue the 3rd edition of Bookaroo. Not only for the sake of maintaining Bookaroo’s sequel but to add delight and drama with some scintillating storytelling , workshops , art & craft and books.


Bookaroo, India’s first children’s literature festival.  It is a two day stretched festival which is inclined to fill in imagination and illustration amongst the age group of 4-14 years. It aims at providing children a whole package of drama, non fiction , thriller and reality found in one. The festival is a celebration of all the classics published especially for the young ones whether it was a storybook or a literature book or a comic. It aims to introduce the children to various characters of the stories by conducting various sessions , workshops , plays, performances, etcetera at JKK. This will not only entertain the children but also can encourage them to learn more about distinguishing characters and their inspiring stories. Bookaroo’s annual excursion to one of India’s most beautiful cities became possible, thanks to the Jawahar Kala Kendra’s staunch support.

Twenty-seven authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers from 12 cities are all set to delight children and parents alike in Jaipur with some scintillating storytelling, workshops, drama, art & craft and books at the 3rd edition of Bookaroo, India’s first children’s literature festival. 

During the festival the top three winners of The Big Little Books Award will be given a token of recognition. In short the festival is a dream that became a beautiful reality.

Following is the list of speakers : 

1.) Archana Garodia Gupta

2.) Asha Nehemiah

3.) Bijal Vachharajani

4.) Chetan Sharma

5.) Cordis Paldano

6.) Durgabai Vyam

7.) Jeeva Raghunath

8.) Kapil Pandey

9.) Laique Hussain

10.) Nalini Sorensen

11.)  Neetu Sharma

12.) Pallavi Singh

13.) Proiti Roi

14.) Reshma K Barshikar

15.) Roshni Vyam

16.) Shalini Tayal

17.) Shruti Garodia

18.) Shubham Lakhera 

19.) Soumitra Ranade

20.) Subhash Vyam 

21.) Swagata Sen Pillai

22.) Vagmi Raghava

23.) Vaishali Shroff

24.) Vranda Rathi 

So be prepared Jaipur !  Two days of non-stop fun with books will unfold as Jawahar Kala Kendra brings you the most exciting children’s literary event ever. The festival will showcase 51 sessions for children between 4 and 14 over the weekend on January 12th and 13th, 2019.