Saturday, 20 April 2024 - 10:00am to Saturday, 25 May 2024 - 5:30pm
British Council Kolkata

Get ready to embark on a literary journey as we dive into a captivating challenge filled with adventures between the pages. Calling all 6 to 12 year olds this summer for the British Council book-a-thon and immerse yourself in a world of literature!

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to complete reading 3 books within a week borrowed from our extensive library collection and from the genres listed below, following which, you will review all three books and write a book report on any one book. During your reading journey, you will attend an insightful session on crafting compelling book reports. The British Council will recognise three outstanding participants whose reports fulfil all the necessary criteria. All participants will receive a certificate of participation. 


  • Mystery
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Fairy Tale/Fable/Folktale
  • Science Fiction
  • Horror
  • Biography/Autobiography

So, are you ready to embark on this literary adventure and let your imagination soar?

Important dates: 

  • Registration - Between Saturday 20 April to Saturday 10 May
  • Borrowing and reading duration– Saturday 11th May – Saturday 18th May (you may borrow all 3 books at one time) 
  • Session on writing a good book report – Sunday 12th May
  • Final book report and review submission duration – Between Saturday 18th May – Saturday 25th May


Member fee Rs 800. Click to register

Non member fee Rs 1200. Click to register

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