Ph Books is delighted to announce that Prashani Rambukwella, author of Mythil’s Secret was awarded the Gratiaen Prize on the 8th of May 2010. Congratulations, Prashani, we are proud of you!
Mythil’s Secret, the much acclaimed children’s book written by Prashani Rambukwella, has been shortlisted for this year’s Gratiaen Prize. The winning book will be announced on Saturday, 8th May 2010. Good Luck! Prashani, we at Ph Books are keeping our fingers crossed for you.
I have found that I can let my mind drift now here, now there, lingering over what was good, and there was much good; slurring over the bad times, for there is no purpose in recalling them. It is a time for thought, and thanks for all that was best… Read More »Christine Spittel Wilson – an appreciation
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“Go outside and play Mythil” standard mother’s command. “With who” ponders Mythil? He knows this is all a shallow prelude to his parent’s regular squabbling which is nothing but “pus wedilli” that he sees often. Starts at nothing and ends up covering everything from who ran up the phone bill… Read More »Mythil’s Secret review by Elmo Jayawardene