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Fascinating Folk Tales of Punjab

Tuesday
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30
August
2016
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Gurmeet Kaur has revived the dying oral tradition of Baataa(n) or Punjabi folktales that have been handed down to us from generation to generation by bringing them alive in the form of beautifully illustrated books. Her project Fascinating Folktales of Punjab is dedicated to publishing high quality Punjabi folk literature for children that is fun, educational and inspiring. It aims to connect children to Punjabi and Gurmukhi from a very early age while bringing the stories that are being forgotten back to life. Since 2013, she has brought to you a set of 8, first ever bilingual folktale books that are beautifully illustrated to the hands of children in the diaspora, creating a new excitement in Punjabi literacy for children. These books have connected thousands of children, parents and grandparents to each other, to their Maa Boli and to the land of Punjab while teaching them good values in a playful way. About the Presenter: Gurmeet Kaur is a mother of two children and resides in Alpharetta, GA. She is a writer and creator of the Fascinating Folktales of Punjab book series. She has been a community activist and a columnist for Sikhchic.com for several years. She has worked in Telecommunications Engineering field for the last 20 years but has now switched to writing full time to focus on children's literature in the Punjabi language. Her love and advocacy for the environment is reflected in all her writings and lifestyle. Please visit www.folktalesofpunjab.com to preview the books.

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