Peek A Book has been creating curated and stand-alone festivals and immersive literary experiences for over five years. Peek A Book 2018, in its third edition, is a one-of-a-kind literature festival for children from 3 years to 14 years. It is a one-day festival that celebrates the latest books, stories and great literature for children. The festival is built around children stories and books featuring some of the country’s best-selling children’s authors, finest professional book illustrators and designers, performance story-tellers, theatre artists, creative competitions and performances. It is an event that takes children into imaginary worlds to immerse them in the delights of language and art that allows children to broaden their experiences and spend quality time with family. The event this year will be presented in collaboration with the Royal Opera House Mumbai using the venues open air spaces, lawns and the stage.
Lubaina Bandukwala is a Children’s Writer, Editor and Curator of Children’s Literature Festivals. Former journalist Lubaina turned into a children’s writer (books published by Pratham, FunokPlease) and editor (Time Life, TOI, DNA, Scholastic India, Harper Collins, Dainik Bhaskar Group) for a simple reason. Now she can read as many children’s books as she likes and call it grown-up work! And because guilty pleasures must be shared, she has also curated children’s literature sessions at the prestigious Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Mumbai and has founded her own Children’s Literature Festivals - Peek A Book and Fully Booked (with First Mum’s Club and Kids Club). This so that children and parents can explore the fabulous world of children’s books, especially those produced by Indian publishers – and discover the joys of reading.Read more