Shri Amitabh Kant
CEO Niti Aayog
Tales in Rhyme by Sia Gupta
OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL
Om Books International celebrated the launch of Tales In Rhyme last evening. The series was launched by Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog along with Theatre personalities Lushin Dubey and Bubbles Sabharwal. The editor Amrita Varma and 9yr old author Sia Gupta shared their experiences of bringing the books to life with Emcee Aleem Siddiqui and audience.
About the Author
Sia Gupta is a bright and talented 10-year old girl from New Delhi, India with special interests in English and Mathematics. She has been writing poetry since the age of 8 and wrote the series of “Tales in Rhyme” at the age of 9. She is a voracious reader and enjoys a wide variety of books.
Amitabh Kant, CEO Niti Aayog- I have known Sia and her family for a very long time and I wish the young author all the success in her life. He also emphasize that children today are passionate and have an innate ability to do good.
Ajay Mago, Publisher, Om Books International: Sia is the youngest author at Om Books International, and that in itself speaks of her exceptional talent and way with words. Tales in Rhymes is an interesting way of teaching popular tales and the art of rhyme to little children, and Sia accomplishes that very well. And she is already brimming with new ideas for books.
About Om Books International
One of the largest English language trade publishers in the Indian subcontinent, Om Books International has been a name to reckon with for over five decades in the Indian publishing and retail industry. Headquartered in Noida, OBI has a diverse publishing list including cinema, biography, memoir, mind-body-spirit, photo essay, art, architecture, lifestyle, fiction — commercial and literary. It counts amongst its notable authors Khalid Mohamed, Bharathi S Pradhan, Nasreen Munni Kabir, Rauf Ahmed, Kamala Das, William Dalrymple, Vir Sanghvi, Christopher C Doyle and Abhay Vaidya.
Om Books International has a stellar line-up of Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winners: Vikas Khanna, Maria Goretti, Michael Swamy, Shazia Khan, Aditya Mehendale and Saransh Goila.
OBI has an equally strong and varied children's publishing programme under its imprint, OmKidz.