Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar has won the prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award.
She has won the award for her 32,000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus. The manuscript will be now published by Scholastic Asia.
Presently Aditi Krishnakumar is working with Agent Lila Raman to decipher the mysterious script of the Indus Valley civilization.
He first published book ‘A Whole Summer Long’ in 2012 was also shortlisted for the Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014.
About Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA)
- The SABA was founded in 1969 and is the joint initiative of the Scholastic Asia and National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS).
- It is a biennial award that seeks to promote reading and literature and champions literary works of Asians. It carries cash prize of 10,000 Singaporean dollars.