Book launch of children’s stories dealing with history

The Bookmark, Inc. will launch children’s books about the nation’s history on Oct. 17, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at the UP Vargas Museum, UP Diliman. Lakay Billy, Defender of Indigenous People Written by Luz B. Maranan Illustrated by Duday Ysabel Maranan A story about William or Billy Claver, a lawyer who fought the Marcos dictatorship. Claver […]


Kian’s story wins the National Children’s Book Award

The story about a young victim of extrajudicial killing received recognition at the National Children’s Book Awards held July 17 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. “Si Kian” is a story about a 17-year-old high school student Kian Loyd Delos Santos who was shot dead by elements of the Caloocan police in its anti-drug […]


The 35th National Children’s Book Day

Children of all ages are invited to the celebration of the 35th National Children’s Book Day (NCBD) on July 17, 2018 (Tuesday) at the Main Theater Lobby of the Cultural Center of the Philippines from 9:00am to 5:00pm with the theme Sa Aklat May Laya. Held every 3rd Tuesday of July, the NCBD highlights the […]


Magsugilanonay Kita: 2nd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit

West Visayan children’s literature in Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a and Aklanon will once again take spotlight this year as a group of contemporary writers, language advocates and an independent publishing house in the region are set to hold the Magsugilanonay Kita: 2nd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit. The two-day event is will be held on 18 to 19 February at the 3rd Floor Event Center, Robinson’s Place Iloilo.


Call for Papers, 4th Literary Studies Conference: Children’s Literature in Southeast Asia

Universitas Sanata Dharma, Indonesia 19 to 20 Oct. 2016 Conference Focus When dealing with literature for children and young adults (LCYA), there are two different concerns academicians usually focus on: LCYA for pedagogical means, and LCYA as a subject of literary studies. In Indonesia, while LCYA starts to boom and becomes more available, the study […]


Call for registration to the 2016 Young Writers Workshop for Children Ages 9-17

The DLSU Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) would like to invite parents to register their children for the Young Writers Workshop. This will be held on 16 April 2016, Saturday, 9:00AM-1:30PM at the 13th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall, DLSU Taft Campus. Children ages 9-17 are welcome to join the workshop. This workshop […]


National Children’s Book Awards 2016 now open for nominations

Now on its 4th year, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Philippine Board on Books for the Young (PBBY) will present the National Children’s Book Awards on July 2016. The NCBA will give honor to the best books for children and young adults (0-19 years) published during the years 2014 and 2015. The […]


Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan presents TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit

Ever thought that once is just not enough? Then we’re giving you Twice! Twice the artworks, twice the wonders, twice the story.  Everyone’s invited to Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan’s Annual Exhibit for 2015. Make sure to save the date because it will be twice the feast for your eyes! TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit December […]


1st West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit set for September 26

Kasingkasing Press and Hubon Manunulat will hold “Magsugilanonay Kita: 1st West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit” on 26 September 2015 at Robinson’s Place Iloilo. This summit aims to heighten the awareness of parents and teachers on the importance of children’s literature, and to expose them to the wealth of children’s books in Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a […]


Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Writing Competition now accepting entries

Rules and Conditions 1. The Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Writing Competition is open to all Filipinos. 2. Entries must not have been previously published, and all entrants must warrant the originality of their submitted entries. 3. Writers may submit only one entry, in English or Filipino, which shall be of 1,000 words or less. This […]