Scholastic India launches children’s book

Kolkata, Sept 12 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) Reliance TimeOut and Scholastic India on Friday launched a book called “For Kids By Kids” in Kolkata.

The title that itself speaks volumes is etched on the cover of a collection of short stories for children, which have been written by children themselves.

The best entries to the Scholastic Writing Awards 2011 selected from over 2500 ones were used for the compilation and it aims to showcase the budding talent of youngsters with a flair for writing.

West Bengal Spastic Society Founder Rina Sen, who unveiled the book, remarked, “Children’s writings have a freshness that no adult can touch.

“This book is a wonderful idea because it not only encourages the child to write but also to read,” she said.

Reliance Timeout Vice President Deepak Marwah said, “This is a unique book and we are are pleased to launch it here today.”

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