Sippy Pallippuram

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Sippy Pallippuram

Sippy Pallippuram is a highly acclaimed children's story writer in Malayalam who has won several awards including Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award[1] and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. His novel about the memories of Kunjunni Mash Oridathoru Kunjunni won the national award for children's literature by Kendra Sahitya Akademi.[2] His book Unnikalkku Noottiyettu Gurudeva Kathakal received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Children's Literature in 2013.[3] A teacher by profession, he has over 80 (as of 2008)[4] poetries and stories to his credit in the children's category of Malayalam literature. Sippy has been into children's literature for more than four decades.[2]

He is a native of Pallippuram, Vypeen, Ernakulam, Kerala, and was born on May 18,1943 in a Roman Catholic Latin Rite[5] family belonging to Kodungallur-Kottappuram Roman Catholic Diocese.[6]

List of awards Sippy has received over the years

Year Book Award
2013 Unnikalkku Noottiyettu Gurudeva Kathakal Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award
2010 Oridathoru Kunjunni Kendra Sahitya Akademi
1988 Thathakalude Gramam Kairalee Children's Book Trust Award
Appuppan Thadiyude Swarga Yathra Kerala Sahitya Akademi Endowment
Pooram Bheema Children's Literature Award
Thathakalude Gramam Thrissur Sahrudaya Vedi Award

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