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Penguin launches web portal for young readers

New Delhi, July 19 : If you want to follow your favourite characters like Tenali Raman, Tintin or Rusty, or read about your favourite author, keeping a tab on what is new in the children literary scene is now a click away as Penguin Books India has launched a new website for young readers.


The website youngreaders.penguinbooksindia.com allows child-friendly navigation and has interesting and organised sections to keep the audience engaged.

The site has a section "surf" under which "read what" category offers subjects of interest like anthology, crime, fiction, short stories, young adults, non-fiction, classic and many more.

The presence of revered authors like Rabindranath Tagore, Ruskin Bond, Herge, Asha Nehemiah makes it a complete platform for parents as well to inculcate the reading habit in their children.

"Our endeavour here is to engage the young reader and inculcate a love for reading and books as well as cultivate and direct their seeking minds in a creative direction," a statement said.

Penguin's imprints like Puffin, Ladybird, Inked, DK are also available on the site.

--IANS (Posted on 19-07-2013)

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