THE HINDU YOUNG WORLD-GOODBOOKS AWARDS
The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards for Indian children's books were introduced in 2016. The idea is to promote excellence in children's writing and illustrations in India, to acknowledge innovative publishing trends, and to recognise children's literature in India as an independent and important field. The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards are the first ever Indian awards to be given for excellence in children's books and the first to recognise different genres within the space.
The awards are split into four categories:
- Best Picture Book Story
- Best Picture Book Illustrations
- Best Book Fiction
- Best Book Non-Fiction
The Goodbooks website is a repository for children’s books in India and provides a space to enter the fascinating discourse on children’s literature. It is where educators, parents, librarians and research scholars get an overview of children’s literature in India, and an update on the books being published across the country.