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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.