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Children's Voice and Choice
Celebrating Indian Picture Books

Inviting Publishers, Authors & Book Distributers to Nominate Indian Picture Books for Children 

Send the nominated books before 13th May 2023

Address: American School of Bombay SF 2 G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400098 


  • The book is published in India in the last ten years
  • The author and illustrator must be of Indian citizenship
  • The artwork supports and enhances text features contributing to Indian literature, through a theme, clear expression of plot, character, setting, and style
  • Engage children aged 5-11 years
  • Exemplify a literary element or a life lesson
  • Could be either fiction, narrative nonfiction, biography, or non-fiction
  • Be in English (could be a translation from an Indian dialect)
  • Must be an original piece of work, retelling, abridged and compilations are not included


For other questions and comments email

A glimpse into the National Jarul Book Awards 

7th National Jarul Book Award Event will be held on Friday, 19th January 2024 at the American School of Bombay, Mumbai.

Thanks for getting in touch!

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