NEW DELHI: Now children can look forward to read, create and learn along with Chhota Bheem and his friends as a number of activity-filled content based on the popular cartoon characters is on the anvil.
Illustrated reference publisher Dorling Kindersley (DK) has joined hands with animated content provider and Chhota Bheem creators Green Gold Animation to launch this bouquet of print and digital products for children.
With an ambitious, multifaceted program of more than a dozen titles publishing over the next two years, DK hopes to excite and inspire children to read, create and learn along with Chhota Bheem and his friends.
These books will be distributed and sold through the extensive Penguin Random House network – both online and offline.
Four titles are scheduled to be published this year “Let’s Make English Fun” and “Let’s Make Maths Fun”; “Chhota Bheem and Me”; “Chhota Bheem Readers”; and “Chhota Bheem Character Encyclopedia”.
“Let’s Make English Fun” and “Let’s Make Maths Fun” are part of the Chhota Bheem Gurukool Series of English and Maths workbooks for preschoolers and primary schoolchildren, for ages 3-5 and 5-7.
“Chhota Bheem and Me” is a 104-page journal packed with activities and exercises and tells children about Chhota Bheem and his friends, allows them to keep a journal or diary, and encourages them to be creative and imaginative.
“Chhota Bheem Readers” is a four-part series that introduces children to the world of Chhota Bheem, including his village, friends and foes, and the myriad adventures Bheem finds himself in.
The “Chhota Bheem Character Encyclopaedia” is billed as a one-of-its-kind, book, telling its young readers all about the famous characters in Chhota Bheem’s world, while giving them a chance to explore the village of Dholakpur where they live.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Green Gold Animation to introduce a range of fun yet educational books in DK’s iconic style, especially for Indian children,” says Aparna Sharma, Managing Director of DK India.
“Green Gold is very excited to work with DK, we have always strived to create great edutainment for the children of India and the world over,” says Srinivas Chilakalapudi, Chief Strategy Officer of Green Gold Animation.–PTI