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The winners of the Bumasa at Lumaya 2 giveaway are Sambat Trust, Christian Nalica, and Mai Bayani. I hope you like the book! =D

GIVEAWAY: Bumasa at Lumaya 2: A Sourcebook on Children's Literature in the Philippines

I'm giving away three copies ofBumasa at Lumaya 2: A Sourcebook on Children's Literature in the Philippines (Anvil Publishing Inc., 2016)! This is a collection of English and Filipino essays, interviews, and other discussions edited by Ani Rosa Almario, Neni Sta. Romana Cruz, and Ramon C. Sunico, trailblazers in the Philippines' children's book industry.
For a chance to win a copy ofBumasa at Lumaya 2, all you need to do is leave a comment on this post. Write your name, email address, and one sentence about why you want to learn more about Filipino children's literature. I will randomly select three winners at 9 p.m. (Philippine time) on Wednesday, July 27. This is an international giveaway! :o)
EDIT: There appears to be something wrong with the comments section. :o( I apologize for that. Please shoot an email to asiaintheheart@yahoo.com to join the giveaway! Thank you!
For more information about the book, visit the other stops on theBumasa at Lumayablog tour:
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The 4th National Children’s Book Awards

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) and the National Book Development Board (NBDB) are pleased to present to you the winners of the 4th National Children’s Book Awards (NCBA), the best Filipino children's and young adult books published in 2014 and 2015.

Dumaan si Butiki Written by Mary Gigi Constantino Illustrated by Ray Sunga Published by Adarna House, Inc.
Judges' citation:

Sino ang mag-aakala na eksayting ang paglalakbay ng isang butiki? Sobrang nakakaaliw ang pagsulpot-sulpot kung saan-saang bahagi ng bahay ng butiki sa kuwento. Ang simpleng texto ay nagamit pa upang ituro ang konsepto ng kabaliktaran, sa paraang kaaya-aya. Kung kaya, hindi ka magsasawa sa pagsubaybay sa lahat ng dinaanan ni Butiki.



Haluhalo Illustrated by Eli F. Camacho Published by Adarna House, Inc.
Judges' citation:

Ang aklat na ito, ay kumpleto sa sangkap, puwera lang sa salita. Marami itong iba't ibang kulay, siksik sa tamis at umaapaw sa aliw. Kung sa bagay, ano pa ba ang kailangan s…

Bumasa at Lumaya: Book Fair and Children's Literature Talks

In the Philippines, the month of July is dedicated to the promotion of children's books. National Children's Book Day (NCBD) is celebrated every third Tuesday of this month. With this year's theme, Bumasa at Lumaya, the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) will celebrate through a book fair and children's literature talks.
The book fair and children's literature talks will be held on July 23 at Xavier School in San Juan. The fair shall feature local children's book publishers. Aside from selling selected titles at a discounted rate, publishers will also hold simultaneous storytelling sessions. A special package of all National Children's Book Award-winning titles, from 2010 to 2016, may also be purchased at the fair. Entrance to the fair is free!
The culmination of the NCBD celebration is the children's literature talks. This whole-day event will be a gathering of writers, illustrators, students, storytellers, teachers, librarians, and parent…