Pages For Ages, an offshoot of Manoj Prakashan has launched Monster Book Club, an official book reading club for children. The club was formally inaugurated recently by Y.G. Parthasarthy, Dean and Chairman of Padma Sheshadiri group of schools.
“Book Monster Club aims to redefine the concept of book reading in young children. We have great plans to publish and distribute books catering to three age groups: 1-5, 6-9, 10+. The experience that our books will provide will greatly enhance, entertain, energize and stimulate young minds” Pooja Sharma, Managing Director of Pages for Ages, shared with Animation Xpress.com
“Kid’s learn best when given the opportunity to touch, feel and visualize. Pictures and illustrations attract the toddlers and develop their interest in books. Humor and fiction are a must apart from the regular literature a kid learns at school for children love imagining and dreaming. Books are one of the best means to enthuse the same” she added.
The club will offer its young members with a variety of books to choose from. A minimum of 15 titles are planned to be released every month. These titles will be pre-selected from around the world and published on the monthly catalogue for the members. A collection of folktales, fairy tales, picture books, encyclopedias, and much more will also be available with one new title releasing every month.
The range of books for the 1-5 year olds category includes activity books, picture encyclopedias, picture books and fairy tales and will feature illustrations on every page.
Pages For Ages, the publishing house was established in 1976. It launched The Discovery Series Texts for which it has won a number of awards and also has its name published in the Limca Book of Records. Pages for Ages reaches makes its books available through schools, direct sales, book monster club, stores and Libraries.