Paro Anand





Paro Anand

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Paro Anand is the author of 18 books for children and young adults, including plays, short stories, novellas and novels. She is also published in several anthologies and has written extensively on children’s literature in the country. She headed the National Centre for Children’s Literature, The National Book Trust, India, the apex body for children’s literature in India. As a part of her work here, she set up libraries and Readers’ Clubs in rural India and conducted training programs on the use of literature.

She is a World Record Holder, for helping over 3000 children make the World’s Longest Newspaper (850 meters long) in 11 Indian states in 13 languages. The concept behind the project was to give a voice to those children who do not have
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Average rating: 3.89 · 207 ratings · 24 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
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I'm Not Butter Chicken
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Wild Child and Other Stories
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Pure Sequence : A story of ...
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4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2006
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The Little Bird; A Modern F...
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