Coinciding with the 111th National Day celebrations, an e-book and audiobook of The Raven Tells a Story will be released today.
The book by Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck is dedicated to the Father of Bhutan’s Constitution, the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck.
The Raven Tells a Story targets readers of all ages. The story follows the protagonist, Singye, on a quest for answers about a curious book. The book articulates that, “The Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan is not simply a gift from His Majesty The Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. It is the collection of the finest values and ideas to create a system of government that would ensure the best chance for Bhutan’s progress and stability … It is a statement of [our] faith in a great leader’s vision and hopes for Bhutan’s future as a nation.”
Copies of The Raven Tells a Story have been distributed to all schools in the country, including tertiary institutes. The launch of e-book and audio book is aimed at further increasing the readers in Bhutan and across the globe. The e-book can be downloaded for free from www.jswlaw.btand www.bnli.btand also from the official facebook page of the BNLI & JSW Law.