The Booknerds Hangout Dedicated to Great Writer Roald Dahl

Dehradun: The Booknerds and Penguin India collaborated to honour the legendary author Roald Dahl at an event organized at Dehradun.

Rohan Raj  the founder of The Booknerds, told the audience that Roald Dahl is considered  “one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century”.

Roald is known for his “James and the Giant Peach,Charlie and the Chocolage Factory,Matilda,The Witches,Fantastic Mr Fox,The BFG” and many other stories.

Neha Raj,co-founders of The Booknerds (a literary startup which was started to promote reading) said,”Reading is fun but also of paramount significance”.

She said about Roald that he remains for many the world’s No. 1 storyteller.

 The event was also attended by students from Kasiga School,Oasis School and Purkul Youth Development Society.

The children read their favourite excerpts from the books,discussed their favourite characters,

designed their own bookmarks, coloured some Roald Dahl themed illustrations and played some fun games.

The contest winners were awarded Roald Dahl themed goodies by Neha.

 The session also featured Anubha who is a storyteller and regaled the children with Roald Dahl stories.

The session was moderated by The Booknerds team member Vidushi.

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