Dharamsala: The Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration has successfully published ten new translated storybooks for Tibetan children this month. The books are being distributed to all the Tibetan schools in India and Nepal for school libraries, classroom reading corners and hostel reading corners.
Seeing the need to increase the quantity of the quality Children’s literature in Tibetan, the department has been making great efforts, for the past many years, in publishing children’s books of different genre, and the translation project is one of the initiatives towards enriching children’s literature in Tibetan.
The translated storybooks include: Everyone has eyes, Everyone has mother, If I were a rainbow, Kevin and his magic turtle, The very helpful monsters, Saahi’s quest, Shero to the rescue, The miracle on Sunderbaag Street, The poop book and Travelling seeds.
The translation, publication and distribution of the books were funded by USAID.