.London, UK
Enid Blyton has written more than 700 books. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Enid Blyton's books were discarded from libraries across the globe
  • She has faced allegations of racism and xenophobia
  • Despite all the controversies, Blyton's works and popularity remain undiminished

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
PN Panicker triggered a popular cultural movement in Kerala. (Photo credit: Twitter/ShashiTharoor)

  • PN Panicker's death anniversary is observed as the National Reading Day
  • Panicker is known as the Father of the Library Movement in Kerala
  • He founded the 'All Travancore Granthashala Sangham' in 1945

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Reading Day was first celebrated in Kerala in 1996. (Photo credit: UnSplash)

  • National Reading Day 2021 is observed annually in India on June 19
  • It is celebrated in the  honour of the father of India’s Library Movement, the late Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker
  • On this occasion, here are 5 books from Indian authors that you must read

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker or PN Panicker is known as the Father of Library Movement. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Shashi Tharoor)

Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker is associated with Kerala’s Universal Literacy Rate of 100%.

Awais Khan bookshelf picture created quite a buzz on social media. (Photo Credit-Twitter/@AwaisKhanAuthor)

  • Awais Khan is a Lahore based author who is popular for his book called “No Honour”
  • He shared a picture of his bookshelf with over 4000 books
  • His tweet has received more than 7000 likes and hundreds of comments

.New York, NY, USA
Eric Carle died at the age of 91. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ericcarle)

  • Eric Carle described himself as a “picture writer”
  • He was born in Syracuse, New York
  • Carle moved to Germany at the age of six with his family

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • A posthumous novel by late John le Carré to be published on the master spy writer's  90th birth anniversary
  • His books have been adapted  for both film and television over the years
  • 'Silverview' was penned before the author's death from pneumonia in December

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Apart from turning into an author, Kalki is also an well known actor in the Bollywood (Photo Credits: Instagram/@kalkikanmani)

  • Actor Kalki Koechlin is making her debut as an author
  • It is a combination of personal essays and think-pieces
  • Koechlin's nuanced prose makes the readers aware about the physiological discomfort and manic expectations

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Meghan Markle to release a book based on Prince Harry and Archie. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Illustrator Christian Robinson will illustrate and the audiobook will be narrated by Meghan
  • The book titled “The Bench” will be released on June 8
  • The book will also feature various other stories of fathers and sons

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World Book Day Quiz (May 5, 2021): Fill in the blanks in the title of this book by Amish Tripathi. ‘ _____’: Enemy of Aryavarta