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Literature for children focus at World Book Fair 2014

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Literature for children will be the focus at the upcoming edition of World Book Fair (NDWBF) with Poland being chosen as the Guest of Honour country.

"We are happy to join hands with a country like Poland which has had four Nobel laureates in literature. The association will be fascinating and facilitate rich exchange of literature between two countries," says A Sethumadhavan, Chairman, National Book Trust (NBT).

He was speaking at the at the launch of the translation of a Polish book titled "Little Chopin" here recently.

"The focus for World Book Fair 2014 will be literature for children and Poland will showcase children's illustrations through an exhibition and bring books for children," says Anna Tryc-Bromley, director Polish Institute here, part of the Polish diplomatic mission and responsible for promoting Polish culture in

"We are recognised for excellent graphic design and nowadays Poland's publishing for children is blossoming. I am sure we can collaborate with Indian publishers in bringing new, mutual publications, hence we start with a book for children about one of the greatest Polish composers - Frederic Chopin," she adds.

The Ambassador of Poland to India, Piotr Klodkowski who says this association will prove to be beneficial to both Poland and

"Participation in this international book fair will be an opportunity for us to share knowledge and rich literature of the two countries," says the Ambassador.

First Published: Sun, November 17 2013. 11:30 IST