2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award Won by Indian Author Aditi Krishnakumar


The prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award has been won by the Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar her 32, 000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus. And now the manuscript will be published by Scholastic Asia.

Image of Aditi Krishnakumar

Image of Aditi Krishnakumar

Aditi Krishnakumar winner of 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award

  • Aditi Krishnakumar is working with Agent Lila Raman presently to decode the mysterious script of the Indus Valley civilization.
  • In 2012 her first book published titled as ‘A Whole Summer Long’ was also shortlisted for the Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014.

About Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA):

  • The SABA was founded in 1969.
  • It is the joint initiative of the Scholastic Asia and National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS).
  • This award aims to encourage reading and literature and champions literary works of Asians.
  • The award comprises cash prize of 10, 000 Singaporean dollars.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 30, 2016