The Big Little Book Award (BLBA), a first-of-its-kind award instituted by the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts and ‘Literature Live! is now inviting nominations for the fourth edition. The award recognizes and honours significant contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children’s literature. Every year, one Indian language is chosen for the awards. The language for 2019 is Hindi. Authors with extensive work in children’s literature in Hindi are eligible for nomination. The award for illustrator is not language specific and nominations can come from across languages. The nominations will be open from May 15 to June 30, 2019.
The Big Little Book award recipients for 2019 are:
Tata Trusts’ Big Little Book Award for Authors in Hindi Children’s Literature : Prabhat
Tata Trusts’ Big Little Book Award for Illustrators in Hindi Children’s Literature : Priya Kurian