How does one capture the interest of young readers? What are the reading preferences of children and teens?

The Kuwentista ng mga Tsikiting (KUTING), the biggest network of Filipino writers for children, presents “Reading Choices of Children and Young Adults” as part of the organization’s Lecture Series on Children’s Literature. 

The seminar will be facilitated by children’s writer and PBBY sectoral representative for librarians Zarah Gagatiga on November 16, 2013 at the Adarna House Conference Room, Scout Torillo corner Scout Fernandez, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City. There will be a minimal fee of PhP 150.00.

KUTING has been around for 17 years and has nurtured several of the country’s finest writers of children’s literature, which include award-winning authors Carla Pacis, Augie Rivera, Luis Gatmaitan, Heidi Emily Eusebio-Abad, Becky Bravo, May Tobias-Papa, Robert Magnuson, and Rhandee Garlitos.

For inquiries, send an email to or log on to You may also get in touch with KUTING Vice President and Membership Committee Head Ime Morales through (0915)8798264.