Mount Litera School International brings Bookaroo Children’s Literary Festival to Mumbai


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006

Mount Litera School International (MLSI)- one of Mumbai’s leading IB schools, has brought the first ever Mumbai edition of Bookaroo- India’s first children’s literature festival to the city. The festival is scheduled to take place on 24- 25 February, 2018 at the premises of MLSI- Bandra-Kurla Complex from 11AM to 04:30PM.


Since its inception in 2008, Bookaroo has visited nine cities and has held 26 editions in the last 10 years.  This year in Mumbai, the festival will welcome over 20 well established authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers to unveil their magic. A true champion in bringing stories alive through storytelling, dramatized reading, workshops, art and craft, the Festival aims to encourage freedom of thought in young minds thereby promoting a love for literature. Welcoming children as booklovers, the festival is specially curated for 4 to 14 year olds with sessions for every age at every hour.


Boookaroo Mumbai will feature a spectacular line-up of speakers with more than 50 sessions to look forward to.  Additionally, there are exciting sessions on wildlife, environment, make your own Patua painting and safari tales. All sessions are first-come-first-seated and prior registration for sessions is mandatory. Visit for more details.


What: Bookaroo, India’s first children’s literature festival in Mumbai


Venue: Mount Litera School International, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai


Date: 24 and 25 Feb 2018


Time: 11 am to 4.30 pm


Entry: Open to all with prior registrations on



About Mount Litera School International (MLSI):

MLSI, one of the leading international schools in Mumbai located in Bandra Kurla Complex offers future-ready learning experiences through the IB Methodology for children from playgroup onwards. MLSI’s mission is to ensure that all students achieve the highest academic standards of which they are capable, while being prepared to take their place as world citizens. MLSI believes that the DNA of a child’s education depends on a synergy between three key stakeholders: students, teachers and parents. At MLSI, students acquire knowledge through a dynamic learning process integrating research, inquiry and collaboration, as opposed to traditional methods of memorization and rote learning. Arts, Music, Drama, Sports and other extracurricular activities are assimilated into the program in a completely safe and nurturing environment. Together, these factors coalesce into a holistic learning experience that shapes students into balanced citizens of tomorrow.

About Bookaroo

Organised by Bookaroo Trust, Bookaroo is India’s first children’s literature festival, began in 2008 in New Delhi. The festival runs two programmes: BOOKAROO in the City, an outreach programmes preceding the main festival, in which book-related activities are conducted in schools across the city and the main festival that is held over the weekend.

Thanks to booklovers and supporters in the book world, BOOKAROO has grown from strength to strength over the years. The festival has visited nine cities and has held 26 editions in the last 10 years. The festival includes workshops as well as storytelling, craft and a doodle wall to let the child’s imagination take flight! Bookaroo has, so far, been held in New Delhi, Srinagar, Pune, Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Kuching (Malaysia).


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