2015 Children’s Book Summit set

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In celebration of the 32nd National Children’s Book Day, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) in partnership with the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) will be holding “Umuulan ng Libro: Philippine Children’s Book Summit,” on July 21 at the Elements at Centris in Quezon City.

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The Philippine Children’s book summit will be a gathering of authors, illustrators, publishers, educators, and librarians who are committed to delivering quality and appropriate books for children. It will feature international and local speakers who will tackle different vital topics concerning children’s literature in the country. Discussions on the Asian children’s book industry, best practices in copyright, and Filipino comics will be held among local and international stakeholders.

The festival will also feature a performance by a Children’s Choir, a book fair, the awarding of the 2015 PBBY Salanga Writer’s Prize and the 2015 PBBY Alcala Illustrator’s Prize. The event is open to authors, illustrators, teachers, librarian, and those who are involved in the development of the children’s book industry.

For more information, contact PBBY at 352-6765 local 204 or pbby@adarna.com.ph.

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