#CursedChildPH: The Recap

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I’m back! Sorry this has taken a while but I lost the original entry and had to reconstruct it.

All for the best, however, as the blog’s been transferred to a new server so there should be less issues pulling up the page from hereon out.

So, here it is, in case you missed my feed flooding on July 31st, here’s how our day went.

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Keep Calm and Harry On.

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It’s two days to go until July 31st!!!

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#CursedChildPH: The Release Party

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Six more days until the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

On Sunday, July 31st, the official Box-Opening Ceremony is at 7:01 am, and the release party is at 11:00 am at National Book Store, Glorietta 1.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: What We Know

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Sans spoilers, of course.

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Review: Bumasa at Lumaya 2

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In celebration of the 33rd National Children’s Book Day, I received a review copy of the second edition of “Bumasa at Lumaya 2: A Sourcebook on Children’s Literature in the Philippines,” edited by Ani Rosa Almario, Neni Sta. Romana Cruz, and Ramon C. Sunico.

I encountered the first “Bumasa at Lumaya” (1994) book in college while I was doing research for my thesis, which was about the process of creating a children’s book.  The Rizal Library had a copy of the book, and while I appreciated the context it provided me of the Philippine children’s book industry, the year was 2005 and I had to rely mainly on articles I could find online for more recent  articles I could use as reference.

This second volume comes as a much needed update on the first, an essential sourcebook for students, teachers, writers, illustrators and other children’s content creators, publishers, and generally anyone who is involved or interested in Philippine children’s books.

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