Children’s Books for Typhoon Relief: Tinda-Tindahan, Kuwento-Kuwentuhan

Posted by Paolo Chikiamco On November - 28 - 2013

It’s a time for giving — both because of the season, and because of of the dire need of those affected by Haiyan/Yolanda — and there are not many better gifts than books, especially for a child, and most especially when the proceeds of the sale all go to UNICEF, which is active in relief efforts. The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY), Kuwentista ng mga Tsikiting (KUTING), Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (Ang INK), and Adarna House are holding a kidlit books, art, and collectibles sale + storytelling sessions on Saturday. There will also be meet and greets with favorite authors. Please head on over if you can!

In an effort to contribute to on-going relief and rehabilitation endeavors, the children’s literature community in the Philippines is coming together to raise more funds for the survivors of typhoon Yolanda.
Join us on Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Raya School Gym, 109 Sct. Fernandez corner Sct. Torillo, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City for the following activities:
* Sale: Rummage through and purchase books, artwork, collectibles, and other previously-loved items. Or drop-off your previously-loved items to sell and donate.
* Meet & Greet Sessions: Grab the opportunity to chat with your favorite authors and illustrators. Get your books signed and your photos taken with them.
* Storytelling Sessions: Listen to beloved children stories read aloud by storytellers, authors, illustrators, publishers, and theater actors. Or even volunteer to read some of these stories aloud.
Also brought to you in cooperation with Anvil Publishing, Lampara Books, Flipside Publishing, Halo Halo Books, Tahanan Books, Samahang Pilandokan, and many more, all proceeds of Tinda-Tindahan, Kuwento-Kuwentuhan will be directed to UNICEF Philippines.

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