Sybil Wettasinghe





Sybil Wettasinghe


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Gintota, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Kala Keerthi Sybil Wettasinghe is a veteran children's book writer and an illustrator in Sri Lanka. Her books have been translated into several languages.

Wettasighe applied herself to writing as well as illustrating and proceeded to produce over 200 children's books over the course of her career. Most of her books have been translated in to languages such as Japanese, Chinese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Korean, Dutch and Tamil.

Wettasinghe has won much international acclaim and her children’s stories secured awards both in Europe and Asia.

For "The Wesak Lantern : State Literary Award for best English Children's book in year 1996.
For "The Child in Me" : The Gratiaen Prize for most Creative English book in year 1995.
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Average rating: 4.42 · 104 ratings · 6 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Umbrella Thief

4.48 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1987
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The Child in Me

4.77 avg rating — 13 ratings
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කුසුමලතා Kusumalatha

4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1971
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සූත්තර පුංචා Sooththara Puncha

4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings
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මඟුල් ගෙදර බත් නැතෝ Magul G...

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1970
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දුවන රැවුළ  Run Away Beard

4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings
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රසවතී

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2004
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Little Red Car

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings
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මැටි ගෙදර ළමයි

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
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Jataka Tale

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3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013
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