The Tenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 14, Fri Nov 15, Sat Nov 16, Sun Nov 17 2019

Conversations
Panel Discussions
Book Launches
Awards
Workshops

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

The Big Little Book Award

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.

2019 Recipients

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

 

 

Past Recipients

Nagesh Hegde

2018

  • Winner
  • Author

Nina Sabnani

2018

  • Winner
  • Illustrator

Nabaneeta Dev Sen

2017

  • Winner
  • Author

Proiti Roy

2017

  • Winner
  • Illustrator

Madhuri Purandare

2016

  • Winner
  • Author

Atanu Roy

2016

  • Winner
  • Illustrator