I did not know that there is a National Children’s Book Day here in the Philippines. Now I know hahah ! Basahan ang ating mga anak ng Pilipinong libro. Tiyak pag laki nila makakamit nila ang talentong totoo! hahahah (Nag re-ready na sa Linggo ng Wika :p)
July 16 is the 30th National Children’s Book Day. It is celebrated every 3rd Tuesday of July to commemorate the publication of “Matsing at Pagong” , one of the fables submitted by Dr. Jose Rizal to Trubner’s Oriental Record, a European magazine in 1885.
Andres Bonifacio takes center stage in this year’s NCBD to mark his 150th birth anniversary. “Basa mga Kapatid”, summarizes NCBD’s call to young readers, parents and educators to support and promote Philippine Children’ s Literature.
The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY), an organization whose main advocacy is the development of children’s literature in the Philippines gives tips on how we can celebrate this year’s NCBD. Read their simple and interesting list here.
Nanaystrip’s Project Raise A Reader joins this year’s NCBD celebration by committing to build our library of Philippine children’s literature. Browsing through my growing book lists, I…
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