The BICW Awards 2019 Winners list it out! First off, a big, big note of thanks to all the publishers who submitted their titles for the award.
Our jury members, comprising of an experienced school educator; facilitators who use literature to foster a love for theatre in school children; and a school founder, thoroughly enjoyed reading the large variety of books shortlisted for the awards.
After taking each of the judges’ opinions into account, we are happy to announce the winners of the Best of Indian Children’s Writing (BICW) – Contemporary Awards 2019! The winners are segregated by reading level.
Read more about the BICW leveling process here.
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 1
|1||FOOD||Frank Goes to the Market||Ms Moochie Books|
|1||LOVE||I Love You More||Ms Moochie Books|
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 2
|2||ANIMAL STORIES||The Pottering Pig||Pratham Books|
|2||FAMILY||The Very Wiggly Tooth||Pratham Books|
|2||SEASONS||Big Rain||Tulika Publishers|
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 3
|3||ANIMAL STORIES||The Hundred and|
Thirty Seventh Leg
|3||FRIENDSHIP||A Home of Our Own||Tulika Publishers|
|3||LOST AND FOUND||Lunch-Friends||Tota Books|
|3||FANTASY||Satya’s Boat||Tulika Publishers|
|3||LEARNING A LESSON||Thatha at School||Pickle Yolk Books|
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 4
|4||FUN||A Book for Puchku||Pratham Books|
|4||S.T.E.A.M||The Sea In A Bucket||Eklavya|
|4||HEROISM||Jadav and the Tree-Place||Pratham Books|
|Nani’s Walk to The Park||Pratham Books|
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 5
|5||BEATING THE ODDS||Maccher Jhol||Pickle Yolk Books|
|5||SITES AND LIVES –|
Real Stories of People
|Kali Wants to Dance||Pratham Books|
|5||FOLK TALES||The Enduring Ark||Tara Books|
|5||MISCHIEF||The Adventures of Mooli||Scholastic|
|5||ADVENTURE||The Forbidden Forest||Tulika Publishers|
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 6
|6||CURIOSITY||Mira the Detective||Duckbill Books|
|6||ADVENTURE||Mother Steals a Bicycle and|
|APJ Abdul Kalam:|
One Man, Many Missions
|6||WIT AND WISDOM||The Boy With|
|6||FRIENDSHIP||Camp Sweets: Monster Fun|
at Summer Camp
The BICW Awards 2019 Winners – Level 7
|7||Environmental Tales||The Adventures of Padma|
and the Blue Dinosaur
|7||Eerie World||The Taxi Ride and|
Other Spooky Stories
|Ms Moochie Books|
|7||School Stories||Apoorva’s Fat Diary||Mango Books|
|7||Standing Out||Manya Learns to Roar||Duckbill Books|
Apart from the joy that comes with the recognition of good effort and great art, the BICW Award comes with a minimum guarantee purchase of the winning titles (anywhere between 200 to 2000 copies) which will, in turn, be distributed to schools across South India.
Our hearty congratulations to all the winners!
Read more about the BICW Awards here.
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