Sharjah school celebrates UAE Golden Jubilee with student book launch – News


DPS student Ratan Vinnu’s book is aimed at 8 to 15 year olds



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Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2021, 5:48 PM

An institution in Sharjah was buzzing with activities on Monday, matching the jubilant vibes of the nation, as students formed the UAE flag and number 50, as part of the Golden Jubilee extravagance of school.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Union, the Delhi Sharjah Private School marked the occasion in its inimitable style, with more than 5,000 students from across the institution participating in a series of events intended to celebrate the momentous occasion.

The highlight of the event was the launch of ‘Stunning VI The Demonic Heptagonal Rock’, a book written by Ratan Vinnu, a DPS Sharjah Grade VIII student.

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Speaking to the Khaleej Times, he said: “I was very happy that the book launch took place during the UAE National Day celebrations at my school. The buzz of the day was amazing… informative and Entertaining My book is a first-person narration of a student during summer vacation, where situations change and tragic events happen to the protagonist after a demonic soul owns his world and everything he owns. The boy sets out on a quest… he is lost in a parallel universe, traveling to mysterious destinations, encountering strange creatures and trying to save the Earth.The novel is 83 pages long and is aimed at children aged 8 to 15 years.

Shedding light on her creative muse, Ratan says, “I was inspired by my favorite childhood author, Elisabetta Dami.

Although the pandemic has changed lives in different ways for some children, many have managed to forge a stronger relationship with reading and writing, especially during the lockdown, when schools quickly switched to distance education. and that children were prohibited from playing outside.

Ratan, who is a voracious reader, says he writes “whenever he finds free time … whether it is before or after dinner or just before going to bed at night.”

He also shares that during the school holidays, he spends four to five hours a day with his real friends.

He then says, “Reading some of my favorite authors brings stories of wonder and joy to life. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, I was mainly spending my time reading books. My dad would take me to a library so I was inspired by all these books. After that, I started to write short stories. In December 2020, I used to go to Sharjah library to type my book. After that, I was waiting to launch my book.

Speaking about his life purpose only a year ago, Ratan said, “In December, I spent the whole day doing nothing but writing my story.

Asked what ideas are brewing in my head, the excited teenager replied, “Yes, of course! Why not? I’m working on those. One of the potential storylines is where the protagonist gets lost on an educational trip.

Elucidating the publisher and the platforms where his book is available, Ratan points out, “Currently, the book has been launched in Indian markets – on Amazon.in and BlueRose. In the future, it will be launched internationally, like Amazon.ae and many other such platforms. My book is also available on Google Books.

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