It’s an announcement regarding a reading initiative by a friend of mine.
Gift a Book is a two-way facilitation platform in which a willing book donor can surprise a school-going kid by gifting a book. Both the donors and kids interested in receiving a book can register themselves on the website, which is to be launched on 15th August 2020 at 05:00 pm IST.
Invite for ‘Gift a Book’ Launch event
Here’s the Zoom Meeting link for the launch event to be held tomorrow – ‘Give A Book’ Initiative Launch.
Meeting ID: 915 4639 5522
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This is my first attempt of a tiny tale, in response to ‘The Saturday Six Word Story Prompt‘ by Shweta of ‘My Random Ramblings‘
The prompt for this week is ‘Smart’, and here is my take on it. It depicts someone immersed in an imaginary world created by books, from the views of another who hasn’t experienced the pleasures of reading.
——– SMART ——–
What is the ‘Book Day’ about?
Here’s a snippet from UNESCO in its original words:
“World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.
By championing books and copyright, UNESCO stands up for creativity, diversity and equal access to knowledge.”
An interesting fact:
23rd April is a symbolic date in world literature. It is the date on which several prominent authors, William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died.