Ang Munting Prinsipe Limited Edition
Translator: Dr. Lilia Antonio // Author: Antoine de St-Exupery
ISBN: 978-621-95843-1-9 | 98 pages | 6 x 9 inches | Fiction | PHP 450
ANG MUNTING PRINSIPE, the newest Filipino translation of the children’s classic THE LITTLE PRINCE was released in 2020. This beloved book originally authored by ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY, was translated by University of the Philippines Prof. LILIA F. ANTONIO. The original illustrations drawn by ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY likewise adorn the book.
Cindy L Dizon-Gealogo
ISBN: 978-971-94081-3-0 | 18 pages | 18 x 3 cm | Children’s Book| PHP 75
Barako, Baraking is a glimpse into the feminization of labor and its impact on the family of women OFWs left behind. It is a critique on the traditional gender roles ascribed to mothers and father, such that Biboy’s father could be considered a character from dreams and fairytales.
Jamin, Ang Batang Manggagawa
Jamin Olarita, Will Ortiz, AVHRC
ISBN: 971-92080-3-1 | 20 pages | 18 x 23 cm | Children’s Book | PHP 200
Ang Jamin, Ang Batang Manggagawa ay tunay na kuwento ni Jamin Olarita, isa sa maraming batang manggagawa sa Sasa Port sa Davao City. Edad onse anyos si Jamin nang ibinahagi niya ang kanyang buhay bilang isang batang manggagawa sa isang palihan ng Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns at ng Amado V. Hernandez Resource Center. Ang aklat na ito ay kuwento ni Jamin at libo-libong Batang manggagawa na inianak ng kahirapan sa Pilipinas.
‘Nay, ‘Tay, Itim na po ang Dagat
John Paul J. Clemente
ISBN: 978-971-94081-7-8 | 40 pages | 18 x 23 cm | Children’s book | PHP 200
The book ‘Nay, ‘Tay, Itim na po ang Dagat looks at environmental degradation from the eyes of Kiara, who lives in Rapu-rapu, Albay, Bicol Region. Kiara befriends Agat, a dolphin, Ibong Maya, a bird, and Enong Punongkahoy, a tree. They all share with her sad stories of the impact of logging and mining on their lives. The story ends with Kiara asking for the help of her fisherfolk community members to come together and put a stop to the continuing degradation of their environment through collective action.
Sayaw ng Pantaron
ISBN: 978-621`-95843-5-7 | 24 pages | 8 x 23 cm | Children’s storybook | PHP 200
Sayaw ng Pantaron is a short story about Bai Bibyaon Ligkayan Bigkay and the Manobo people’s historic struggle to defend their ancestral domain along the Pantaron Mountain Range that traverses the provinces of Davao del Norte, Bukidnon and Agusan del Sur. The Pantaron is considered the Cordilleras of Mindanao and is home to a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna such as the Rafflesia, the pitcher plant, tarsier, Philippine eagle, among others. It tells the future generation of Manobos and Filipino children elsewhere of the historical fight in 1994 of the Manobo ancestors against a big logging company. Written by Janine Dimaranan and illustrated by Ilena Saturay. Published by Southern Voices Printing Press (2021).
May Mumu sa loob ng Computer
ISBN: 978-971-94081-9-2 | 12 pages | 28.375 X 21.5 cm | Children’s Book | PHP 75
There are games, lessons and conversations on the computer. But in the story May Mumu sa Loob Computer, children who spend too much time on the computer are warned about the pretentious chameleon chatting and befriend them, who wants them to show the sensitive parts of their body. In the final page, they are taught to alert their parents, teacher or significant adult caregiver.
Ang Makapangyarihang Tungkod ni Lolo Jose
ISBN: 978-621`-95843-8-8 | 36 pages | 18 cm X 23 cm | Jeboy, Jiro at Fanshen are children acolytes at the parish church where Lolo Jose preaches. By holding onto the powerful cane of Lolo Jose made from the wood of the balete tree, they travel to the sacred mountain and ancestral lands of the Subanen in Canatuan, Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte. They learn how large-scale mining has degraded the mountain, polluted the seawaters, and deprived the Subanen of their sacred ritual grounds.
Ka Bel: The Life and Struggle of Crispin Beltran
Ina Alleco R. Silverio
ISBN: 978-971-94081-5-4 | 156 pages | 15.375 cm X 23 cm | biography | PHP 250
Tracing the biographic work on his childhood in Albay under the Japanese occupation, following through his further education and life as a worker in Manila (which introduced him to unionism) to provide and support his family in the province, Silverio’s storytelling in “Ka Bel” is as colorful as the many adventures Crispin Beltran had in his formative years. With experiences going in and out of prison under different presidencies, serving as the poorest leader in Congress and most dedicated labor organizer, Crispin’s life, mostly known as Ka Bel to his heartened comrades, is a true legacy of a Filipino patriot.Written by Ina Silverio, cover illustration by Jennifer Padilla, published in 2010.
Tugmaang Matatabil : Mga Akdang Isinulat sa Libingan ng mga Buhay
Axel Pinpin | 978-971-94081-1-6 | 110 pages | 23 cm x 23 cm | Poetry | PHP 200
“Tugmaang Matatabil” is a collection of poems from prison, when poet was detained for two years in Southern Tagalog. Tugmaang Matatabil is a collection that celebrates the loudness of spirit, and the fervor and courage of those who struggle for freedom. It is Pinpin’s own assertion to the music of words in a time when he was forced to be silent. The more he was silenced, the more he spoke up, singing in verses the struggle of the Filipino peasants, fellow prisoners, and the wider toiling masses in the confines of what he called the ‘graveyard of the living.’ Written by Axel Pinpin, cover illustration by Jennifer Padilla. Published 2008. Finalist at the 10th Madrigal Gonzales First Book Award, Tugmaang Matatabil is available in Filipino and in an English abridged version.
Mga Munting Babae
Rowena P. Festin, Sophia Flor Perez
978-621`-95843-3-3 | 266 pages | 15.5 x 23 cm | young adult | PHP 450
Ang Mga Munting Babae, sinalin sa Filipino mula sa Little Women ni Louisa May Alcott, ay nakakonteksto sa karanasan ng mga pamilya noong kasagsagan ng digmaang sibil sa Amerika, at kung paanong iginigiit ng mga babae ang kanilang tinig sa panahong napakasikip ng espasyo para sa mga babae. Ang nobelang Little Women ay nakalugar sa mga taong 1849 (edad 17 si Louisa May Alcott) hanggang 1868 (taon ng unang pagkalathala ng Little Women) sa Amerika.
MJ Rafal & Rey Tamayo, Jr (Mga Patnugot)
ISBN: 978-621-96173-7-6 | 213 pages | 5.5×8.25 inches | Poetry | PHP 300
Hingang Malalim: Unang Bahagi
Renato C. Vibiesca (Editor)
ISBN: 978-621-8194-29-8 | 160 pages | 5 x 8 inches | Anthology | PHP 320
Ako at ang Panahon atbpng hindi ma-chika sa personal
Al Joseph A. Lumen
ISBN: 978-621-96173-8-3 | 250 pages | 5 x 8 inches | Non-fiction | PHP 350
“Sa aklat na ito, dahil sa tapat at taos na panulat ni Aljo, ang mga ordinaryong karanasan ay nagiging extraordinaryo – tumatatak sa utak, tumatagos sa puso” – Jerry B. Gracio
Tunggalian: Mga Kuwento
Rey Tamayo, Jr.
ISBN: 978-621-81-94-15-1 | 121 pages | 5 x 8 | Fiction | PHP 300
“Mamamalas na sa unang sigabo ng panimulang Larawan ng libro ay umaasbok na ang dagundong ng pakikipagpunyagi ng awtor…Si Rey ay isa lamang sa Bibinga at Lukan na inaasam kong kapalit o kasunod ng mga Dalubwikang nagpatikim sa atin ng igting at nakapaninindig balahibo sa larang ng Panitikang Pilipinas. – Raul “Tata” Funilas