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National Jarul Book Award
Children's Choice Award

The National Jarul Books Awards empowers and honors children voice and choice of contemporary Indian picture books. 

The National Jarul Book Award started in 2016. 

The National Jarul Picture Book Award is designed to promote Indian Literature and honor the best in children’s picture books. A committee of educators support the Committee that comprise of students who read, select and nominate the best picture books based on several criteria.

This award is a Children's Choice Award. The titles are nominated and reviewed by students from Grade 5-6, and children are empowered and honored by providing their voice and choice.

The three nominated titles are shared with other students around India. All students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are welcome to participate in this Book Award Selection. All students will read the three nominated books for the Jarul Book Award and vote for the favourite book by the 24th of December each year.

Jarul Book Award Ceremony is held in the month of January. The author, illustrator/s and publisher will receive The National Jarul Book Award. All participating schools in India and other countries are invited to attend the virtual event. 

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