Freedom to Read 2019

StoryWeaver believes that every child deserves to have joyful reading material in her mother tongue. To this end, we launched the Freedom to Read 2019 campaign with the ambition of building open digital libraries in 100 local languages. Click here to read more. To look at what the process was like, click here.


Pratham Books' PhoneStories, weaves together words, images and sounds to create a delightful reading experience for children. PhoneStories have been designed to be mobile first and available at no cost so that children across the country can access them easily. See our Wildlife PhoneStories here, and follow Miss Laya and her Fantastic Motorbike and their PhoneStory adventures here.

Freedom to Read

At StoryWeaver we believe every child should have access to joyful stories in her mother tongue. Through this campaign we pledge to add stories in 15 new languages to StoryWeaver. Click here to read more.


StoryWeaver was launched with the Weave-a-Story campaign where 8 enchanting children's stories were shared with the community to help create 100 translations of these. Click here to read more.


Before the launch of StoryWeaver an online campaign was run by Pratham Books to build a rich bank of open-source illustrations. The essence of the #6FrameStoryChallenge was to tell a good story using just 6 illustrations. Click here to know more.


Celebrating the innate curiosity children possess about the world around them we introduced engaging, picture books that covered STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) topics. Read more here.


Spotathon was StoryWeaver's campaign to collect 'spotting' illustrations from artists around the world to create an amazing spotting book for children, made available for free on To see all the entries made to Spotathon click here.