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Nominate your favorite Philippine-published picture book for the 1st Filipino Readers' Choice Awards!

Filipino book bloggers and book club members have put together the 1st Filipino Readers' Choice Awards! The Awards aim to: develop awareness and appreciation of Philippine-published books, engage Filipino reading communities and honor their favorite Philippine-published books, and give Filipino readers a greater voice and recognize their vital role in the Philippine book industry.

Do you have favorite Philippine-published books from 2010 or 2011? Please nominate them for the 1st Filipino Readers' Choice Awards! Here are the categories for the Awards:

* Children’s picture book
* Chick lit
* Novel in English
* Novel in Filipino
* Comic/graphic novel
* Short story anthology
* Essay anthology
* Poetry collection

Click here for the nomination form. Nominations close next Monday, July 23!

Hope to see you tomorrow!!!

You guys doing anything Saturday afternoon? =D Let's hang out with illustrators and talk about the key points the Philippine delegates took away from the third Asian Festival of Children's Content!

July 17 is Philippine National Children's Book Day

How will you celebrate? =D

Miscellany 7-2-2012

Links, links, links!

* Click here for a report on the very active Filipino reading community - it's my last post as the PaperTigers June guest blogger!

* Author Candy Gourlay was one of the first to blog about the 3rd Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) in Singapore. Read her posts here.

* Little, Brown editorial director Alvina Ling blogged about the AFCC and Book Expo America (BEA) here. Meeting Alvina was one of the highlights of the AFCC for me! =D *major fangirl spazzing*

* Illustrator Blooey Singson summarizes the AFCC here.

* Here author Trevor Kew shares key points he took away from the festival.