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[BHE 68] More Book Buys from the Philippines, Kinokuniya in Singapore, and Belated Library Loot

Myra here. Every Sunday, we share the books that have called to us and found their way into our bookshelves. They could either be library loot or book buys from huge bookstores or discounted out-of-the-way little bookshops. This week, I would be sharing my recent book buys from my latest visit in Manila when I ...

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[Illustrator’s Sketchpad] Sergio’s Surreal Artistry and Influences

How did your childhood influence your decision to pursue illustration? When I was a kid, I loved improvising my own toys like clay from mud or papier mache, making bubbles from the hibiscus plant, and recycling old notebooks to make scrapbooks. Those moments of play is what I recall whenever I illustrate a scene in ...

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An Interview with Russell Molina about “Tuwing Sabado” [Every Saturday]

We are very proud to have with us today the author of one of my favourite Filipino picture books Tuwing Sabado [Every Saturday] for our Meet the Storyteller feature here in GatheringBooks, the dynamic Russell Molina. I thought that some of the themes from his book may fit our current bimonthly theme on Loss, Heartbreak, and Coming ...

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Featured Guests for July and August – Russell Molina and Sergio Bumatay III

We are very honoured to welcome our featured guests this July and August for our current bimonthly theme: Loss, Heartbreak and Coming of Age.  These two are among our favourite Filipino book authors and artists, and it is really with a measure of excitement that we feature a few of their works and highlight their creative ...