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2019 - 2020

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Winner of the Jarul Book Award
2019-2020


The Good Indian Child’s Guide to Eating Mangoes!

By Natasha Sharma Illustrated by Shreya Sen. Publisher Harper Collins, India (2018)

Shortlisted Titles for 2019-20

Nominated Titles for 2019-20

  1. The Boy Who Asked Why by Sowmya Rajendran; Pictures by Satwik Gade. Tulika (2015)

  2. The Dragon’s Toothache by Annie Besant & Rayika Sen. Karadi Tales (2016)

  3. The Good Indian Child’s Guide to Eating Mangoes! By Natasha Sharma illustrated by Shreya Sen. Harper Collins, India (2018)

  4. The Insect Boy by Shobha Viswanath, illustrated by Monami Roy. Karadi Tales (2018)

  5. The Manic Panic by Richa Jha; illustrated by Mithila Ananth. Pickle Yolk Books (2018)

  6. There’s a Monster Under My Bed and other Terrible Terrors by Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, illustrated by Snigdha Rao. Puffin, Penguin Random House, India (2019)

  7. Neel on Wheels by Lavanya Karthik; illustrated by Habib Ali. Duckbill (2018)

  8. Red by Sagar Kolwankar. Tulika (2018)

  9. A Tree Named Ganga by Vikas Khanna; Illustrated by Lok Muthu. Bloomsbury India (2018)

  10. The Unboy Boy by Richa Jha; Illustrated by Gautam Benegal. Snuggle with Picture Books. (2013)

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Participating Schools

  • Aditya Birla World Academy

  • Akshara High School

  • American Embassy School - New Delhi

  • American School of Bombay

  • Ascend International School

  • Bodhana Montessori House of Children

  • Can Shala

  • Chinmaya International Vidyalaya

  • D.Y.Patil International School Worli

  • Diamond Jubilee High School (ICSE)

  • Don Bosco International School

  • Ecole Mondiale World school

  • EuroSchool Airoli

  • Fazlani L'Academie Globale

  • Gateway School of Mumbai

  • Ja’fari English High School

  • Jamnabai Narsee International School

  • JBCN International School, Borivali

  • JBCN International School, Oshiwara

  • JBCN International School, Parel

  • Meridian School

  • Oakridge International School

  • Oberoi International School

  • Oberoi International School JVLR Campus

  • Patni Public School

  • Podar International School

  • Podar- ORT International School

  • RBK International Academy

  • Seven Rivers International School

  • Sharon English High School

  • Smt. Surajba Vidya Mandir

  • Taraben Master English Medium School

  • The Aga Khan Academy

  • The Cathedral Vidya School

  • The Somaiya School

  • The Universal School, Ghatkopar

  • Zilla Parishad Municipal School

Gifts and Certificates for all Participating Schools

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All participants at the event were gifted with Grow Trees Certificates and Jarul Seeds The Jarul Committee believes that gifting and greeting the winners and guests with Tree Certificates instead of flowers supports a social cause. Trees are planted on public grounds to honour our guests and participating schools. The Grow Tree Organization's vision is to enable the present and future generations to take an active part in nurturing the environment. Planting trees provide employment to tribal folk, improve the ecological balance, thus positively impacting the lives of the flora and the fauna around us.