Children’s best selling author sets a new record

Nguyen Nhat Anh, children’s best selling author, presented his latest book Con cho nho mang gio hoa hong (The puppy carries a basket of roses) on February 17.

100,000 copies of the book and 5,000 hardcover copies were released nationwide by the Youth Publishing House, after that, the book has set a record for most copies published for the last 30 years.

The writer will travel to Hanoi for book signing at Lam bookstore on February 28. He will sign books for readers in Ho Chi Minh City at Kinh Van Hoa (kaleidoscope) bookstore in District 1 on March 6 and at the Youth Publishing House’s stall in Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in District 1 on March 22.

Nguyen Nhat Anh is a favourite author of children, teenagers and adults. His well-known novels recently published include Toi la Beto (I am Beto); Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood); Dao Mong Mo (Dream Island); and Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh (I see yellow flowers on green grass).

Anh was granted the Southeast Asian Writer Award last year for the book Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood).

By Tuong Vy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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