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Calling for Nominations & Submissions for
The Jarul Books Awards
2024 - 2025

  • The book is published in India in the last five 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


Calling all Indian publishers, distributers and authors!
You are invited to nominate and submit your children's picture books that meet the criteria listed below. Deadline is
 March 31st 2024.

Please send the books you would like to nominate to:
F.A.O. iCommons,
American School of Bombay,
SF2, G Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex Road,
Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400098

Please email : for more details. 



For other questions and comments email

Thanks for getting in touch!

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