Tiger Boy – How Kids Can Help Protect Tigers
Sanctuary is delighted to be part of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2016. On February 7, Sanctuary Asia Editor Bittu Sahgal will be in conversation with Anushka Ravishankar, co-founder of Duckbill books, about the book Tiger Boy by Mitali Perkins. This is the story of one boy's battle to save the tiger in his beloved Sunderbans. You can expect an animated discussion with the young audience about the world of tigers, and how children can help with conservation. For those who are over the age of 8 and artistically inclined, the discussion will be followed by a poster making activity
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 10:30 am to 11:45 am
Venue: Kitab Khana, 375, Veer Nariman Road, Kala Ghoda Fort, Mumbai - 400001, Maharashtra
To register, please e-mail:
with name of event, name of participant, age, school and contact number, A3-sized papers, pencils and crayons will be provided to the children. Do bring your own sketch pens or any other stationary.
About the event:
The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival offers a kaleidoscope of music, dance, theatre, literature, food, street stalls, cinema, workshops, visual arts, urban design and architecture and heritage walks from February 6 to 17, 2016. The Children’s Literature Section of Kala Ghoda at Kitab Khana is a space dedicated exclusively to books for children and young adults and remains committed to showcasing the best of children’s literature in 2015 through a variety of sessions that are designed to allow children to explore and sample a wide variety of books. The section also attempts to promote reading, and the craft of writing and illustrating for professionals interested in the field.
About the Organisers:
Sanctuary Asia: Sanctuary is an organisation that communicates the rationale for wilderness conservation and environmental protection, particularly in an era of climate change. We are at the fulcrum of several wildlife conservation campaigns and serve as a network for wildlife groups, concerned individuals and non-profit organisations.
Duckbill: Duckbill is a publishing house, run by Sayoni Basu and Anushka Ravishankar, which publishes books for children and young adults.