An account of Children’s Literature in Malayalam Language
With the advent of print media, children’s literature has attained greater heights. Some of the children’s
magazines in Malayalam include Chilamboli, Poompatta, Baalarama and Kalikkutukku. Some famous Mlayalam writers for
children include Mali’ Madhavan Nair, Kunjunni etc.
Kunjunni, popularly known as Kunjunni Mash writes small poems.
Mali’s famous work namely sarkas (circus) is a good story based on the background of circus troupe.
know more about the Malayalam Children’s literature, the web is the best place. The author of Malayalam children’s
literature namely “
Thenali Raman Kathakal”
is Mali/Madhavan Nair. V.
To promote the reading habits in the children, to publish and promote the books on children’s literature, tin 1981,
the Kerala State Institute of Children was established. Kerala State Institute of Children’s Literature is an
autonomous organization. It is under the Cultural Department of The Government of Kerala. The Minister for Cultural
Affairs, Govt. of Kerala, is the chairman of the Governing body of the institute.
To promote the children’s writing and recognizing the talents, Bala Sahitya Award has been constituted by Kerala
State Institute of Children’s Literature in different categories like novel, story, play, stories, information
science, retold/illustration etc. A memento and an attractive cash prize are given to the winner. For children, the
institute conducts literary camps. Experts in various fields are invited so that the participants will get the
opportunity to interact with such people.
The author of the Malayalam
children’s literature namely “
Midtayippothi” is Sumangala. Do you know the author of Malayalam
children’s literature namely “
The name of its author is Priya. A. S. For those children who are interested in reading Malayalam literature can
read such books through online facility. Many websites provide such facility. Check it out with internet. After
some research, you can join such sites with username and password. You can read Malayalam children’s literature
provided you follow the rules of such websites.
S. Sivadasan, K.V. Ramanathan, C.G Santhakumar, Sippy Pallippuram, Sooranadu Ravi, Nandanar and P. Narendranath etc
are some famous writers of the Malayalam
children’s literature. Some of the widely appreciated compositions include the translation of Sanskrit Valmiki Ramayana and Panchatantra. The author of “Pacha Malayala
Nikhandu” is sumangala. Another Malayalam author is Leela Nambudripad. She wrote twenty three books to her young
readers. The author of the Malayalam children’s literature
is Sankaranarayanan. P. I.
“Heidi”, the original work in Swiss language was translated to 50 languages including
Malayalam. The book tells us about the emotional story of a girl in the Alps. The author of the Malayalam
children’s literature namely “Amparappikkunna Sasthram” is Thomas. P. T. Sugathakumari is the author of the
Malayalam children’s literature namely “Vazhathen.” Radhika. C. Nair is the author of the Malayalam children’s literature
namely Charithram Thiruthiya Sasthraprathibhakal - Bhauthikam.
Indianscripts (www.Indianscripts.com) is a site which provides translation of Children literature into Malayalam.
They also have translators who translate from Malayalam into English.
novels written by Joy J. Kaimaparamban are of Malayalam children’s literature. Do you know the author of the Malayalam children’s literature namely
Katamkathakal Kontu Kalikkam?
Its author’s name is Prof. S. Sivadas. Iinternet facility has reduced the geographical boundaries so that today
young ones can read the children’s literature through online facility.