Murti Bunanta


Country: Indonesia

Murti Bunanta is a children’s literature specialist, researcher, children’s folklorist, and internationally award-winning author who has published 50 books in Indonesia, Canada and the US. Her books have been translated into five languages. She is the Founder and President of the Society for the Advancement of Children’s Literature, and represents Indonesia on the International Board on Books for Young People.

Murti Bunanta adalah Spesialis sastra anak, Peneliti, Pendongeng cerita rakyat anak-anak, dan Penulis pemenang penghargaan di kancah internasional yang telah menerbitkan 50 buku di Indonesia, Kanada, dan Amerika Serikat. Karya-karya Murti telah diterjemahkan ke dalam lima bahasa. Ia adalah Pendiri dan Presiden dari Society for the Advancement of Children’s Literature, dan mewakili Indonesia di International Board on Books for Young People.

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Main Program: Young at Heart

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Main Program: The Mother Lode

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