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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!

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Araw sa Palengke (Market Day)
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Illustrated by Isabel Roxas
Adarna, 2008
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