Klasrum Adarna: Upcoming workshops

Klasrum Adarna is our informal education program for teachers, parents, and child advocates. Designed for participants in Senior High or older, these workshops aim to make a child’s learning experience more fun and relevant. All workshops will be held at Piedras Platas Workshop Room, Adarna 2, 109 Scout Fernandez corner Scout Torillo Streets, Barangay Sacred Heart, Quezon City. (Click here for the location map.)

On workshop days, participants will be able to purchase books from the Adarna House bookshop at a 20% discount.

Sign up now via http://bit.ly/klasrum2020. For inquiries, email alex[at]adarna.com.ph, call +632 8352 6765, or send a message to https://www.facebook.com/adarnahouse.


Authentic Literature sa High School
Facilitator: Ivy Enaje
Schedule: January 18 (Saturday), 8AM-5PM
Rates: PHP1,100 (regular) / PHP900 (early bird)

Tatalakayin sa Klasrum na ito ang mga paraan ng paggamit ng awtentikong panitikan para maging mas makabuluhan at masaya ang pagtuturo ng Filipino sa high school. Gamit ang mga sarili niyang karanasan bilang guro ng Filipino sa Xavier School, ibabahagi ni Ivy Enaje ang pinamabubuting pamamaraan sa paghikayat sa mga batang mahilig sa pagbabasa ng mga teksto sa Filipino at sa paggamit ng wika bilang bahagi ng kanilang buhay.

An Introduction to Progressive Education
Facilitator: Ani Almario
Schedule: January 23 (Thursday), 2-4PM
Rates: PHP850 (regular) / PHP600 (early bird)

What is progressive education and why is it best for your child? This Klasrum will break down the basics of the progressive approach to education and help parents determine if progressivism fits their family’s own values and educational philosophy.

Ani Almario is the school director and co-founder of The Raya School (www.raya.edu.ph), a progressive school that has branches in Greenmeadows, Fairview, Tomas Morato, and Naga City. She is also the Vice-President for Product Development of Adarna House. Ani has a doctorate in curriculum studies and currently lectures on children’s literature at the University of the Philippines – Diliman.

Children’s Emotional Health
Facilitator: Tina Zamora
Schedule: January 31 (Friday), 2-5PM
Rates: PHP1,200 (regular) / PHP950 (early bird)

Parents are more attentive to their children NOW more than any generation. But why is the mental and emotional health of children declining? Find out from a Family Life and Child Development Specialist why your children’s emotional domain is the driving force of their total well-being and how your emotional state as a parent plays a major role in this process.

Teacher Tina Zamora is a Family Life and Child Development Specialist and the Directress of Nest School for Whole Child Development, Inc., one of the progressive schools in the country. She is also one of the country’s top resource speakers discussing issues on family life, child development, progressive education and parenting. She has spoken in several schools and universities encouraging parents with their journey in taking care of their children. You can also see her in several media outlets helping audiences with parenting issues. She is married with 3 children.

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November 30: A Christmas Treat for Readers [YEAR 8]

Who’s excited for this year’s A Christmas Treat for Readers? 🙋

This is the event’s 8th year and we are very excited to give back the love to all of you, our wonderful readers for tirelessly sharing your love for reading and all things Filipino.

See you on November 30 (Saturday) at 9AM-7PM at Sagul Malingap Food Park! (43 Malingap St, Teachers Village, Diliman, Quezon City)

✦Get books up to 50% off (click here for full price list)
✦Book-signing with over 30 authors and illustrators (3-6PM)
✦Buy gift items from book creators
✦Freebies with every purchase

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact us:
+63 2 8352 6765
+63 917 563 0296
+63 949 994 5618

Abi Goy
Aldy Aguirre
Alyssa Reyes
Ara Villena
Asa Montenejo
Augie Rivera
Becky Bravo
Berna Sastrillo
Bru Sim
Cheeno Marlo Sayuno
Chie Litiatco Acosta
Dominic Agsaway
Ergoe Tinio
Excel Dyquiangco
Felinda Bagas
Fran Alvarez
Gelai Manabat
Gigi Constantino
Iori Espiritu
Jamie Bauza
Jill Arteche
Joanna Que
Joji Santos
Joshene Bersales
Kata Garcia
Kora Dandan Albano
Kuki Ulpindo
Leo Alvarado
Liwliwa Malabed
Lizette Daluz
Mickey Velarde
Paolo Magtira
Pergy Acuña
Raissa Falgui
Rhandee Garlitos
Tristan Yuvienco
Weng Cahiles

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BOOKS UP TO 50% OFF: Sale events Nov-Dec 2019

Pasko na naman!

We know that much like us, you take every opportunity to gift children with new book friends. So this month, we have lined up quite a few events to make your book-gift shopping more convenient and budget-friendly! For picture books at just FIFTY PESOS (PHP50) each (for a minimum purchase of 20 pieces), come by during one of these events:

Discount: 30-50%
Schedule: November 15 to 17 (Friday to Sunday) • 9AM to 7PM
Location: 109 Scout Fernandez corner Scout Torillo Streets, Barangay Sacred Heart, Quezon City
Visit our Facebook page for the price list.
Click here for the preorder form.

Discount: 20-50%
Click here for the full price list at our Facebook page. 

  • Quezon City bookshop
    November 18 to December 28 (closed on Sundays and public holidays)
    8AM to 12NN, 1PM to 5PM
    109 Scout Fernandez corner Scout Torillo Streets, Barangay Sacred Heart, Quezon City
  • Aklatan: All-Filipino Book Fair
    November 20 & 21 • 10AM to 7PM
    Megatrade Hall 3, SM Megamall
  • The Raya School
    November 23 & 24 • 9AM to 7PM
    Lot 3 Block 8 Sorrento St. Neopolitan Business Park, Brgy, 1118 Belfast, Novaliches
  • A Christmas Treat for Readers: Year 8
    November 30 • 9AM to 7PM
    Sagul Malingap Food Park, 43 Malingap St, Diliman, Quezon City
  • Gateway Mall
    December 1 to 3 • 10AM to 9PM
    Activity Area, Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Quezon City

Discount: 10-40%
November 11 to December 28

For more information on these events, contact us:
+63 2 8352 6765
+63 917 563 0296
+63 949 994 5618

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Adarna Talks: Making Reading a Lasting Habit

Calling all parents and reading advocates 📢


Make your home a reading-friendly environment for children and learn from a reading expert, Teacher Raissa Calunsag of the Learning Library, about the habits that help raise lifelong readers.

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November 16, 2019 | 4 PM–6 PM
The Forum, Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street

The registration fee is Php 500. To preregister, visit bit.ly/KidsFairAdarnaHouse

For inquiries, email us at talks@adarna.com.ph.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2020 Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Graphic Literature

Adarna House, the first and largest publisher of children’s books in the Philippines, is now accepting applications to the 2020 Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Graphic Literature.

BARLÁYA is a comprehensive workshop for crafting and developing books of intermediate and young adult writers in the Philippines. This year, in partnership with Anino Comics, we are looking for works with themes of either sci-fi, sports, culinary or food, and/or slice-of-life (light or comedy). 

The workshop is open to any Filipino citizen aged 18 years or older, and willing to attend monthly learning and writing sessions in Metro Manila. Accepted fellows are expected to attend ALL the sessions which will last from January to June 2020. 

Applicants are required to submit the following: 

  1. Application form (to be downloaded here)
  2. Two (2) chapters of the novel-in-progress and synopsis
    • For writers, please submit an additional outline of the story
    • For illustrators, please submit an additional storyboard/pencils of the story 
  3. Portfolio (10 pages maximum)
    • For writers, please include previous works and portfolio/s of artist/s you may want to work with
    • For illustrators, please include previous komiks or supporting artworks 
  4. Creator’s Resume

Submissions must be in hard copy, 1.5 space, Times New Roman 12 with 1-inch margins on short bond paper. These submissions must include at least one (1) of the themes introduced. Submissions may be in either English or Filipino.

All submissions must be delivered to ADARNA HOUSE, Scout Torillo corner Scout Fernandez Streets, Barangay Sacred Heart, Quezon City 1103. Please indicate that this is for the Barláya Writers’ Workshop. Deadline of submission is on November 22, 2019. For further queries, you may call (02) 8352-6765 or email barlayaworkshop@gmail.com.


Adarna House, ang una at pinakamalaking tagapaglathala ng aklat pambata sa Filipinas, ay tumatanggap ng mga akda para sa 2020 Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Graphic Literature.

 Ang BARLÁYA ay isang komprehensibong palihan sa pagbuo at paghubog ng mga panukalang libro ng mga manunulat ng intermediate at young adult literature sa Filipinas. Ngayong taon, kasama ang Anino Comics, bukás ang aming panawagan sa mga akdang may alinmang tema sa sci-fi, sports, culinary o pagkain, at/o slice-of-life (light or comedy)

Kahit sinong mamamayang Filipino edad 18 at pataas, at pumapayag na dumalo sa buwanang sesyon sa pagsusulat. Ang mga matatanggap na fellow ay inaasahang dadalo sa LAHAT ng sesyon na gaganapin mula Enero hanggang Hunyo 2020.

Inaasahang maipasa ng aplikante ang mga sumusunod:

  1. Application form (mada-download dito)
  2. Dalawang (2) kabanata ng binubuong nobela at buod
    • Para sa mga manunulat, magsumite ng karagdagang balangkas o outline ng kuwento
    Para sa mga ilustrador, magsumite ng karagdagang storyboard/pencils ng kuwento
  3. Portfolio (maximum 10 na pahina)
    • Para sa mga manunulat, maglakip ng mga nakaraang akda at portfolio ng mga ilustrador na nais ninyong kasamang magtrabaho
    Para sa mga ilustrador, maglakip ng mga nakaraang komiks o mga sining na sumusuporta sa akdang ipapasa
  4. Creator’s Resume

Maaaring magpasa ng mga akda sa wikang Filipino o Ingles. Ang mga ipapasa ay dapat hard copy, may 1.5 space, sa font na Times New Roman 12, may 1-inch margins, sa short bond paper. Ang mga akda ay dapat tungkol sa kahit isa (1) sa mga temang ipinakilala. 

Ipasa ang mga akda sa ADARNA HOUSE, Scout Torillo corner Scout Fernandez Streets, Barangay Sacred Heart, Quezon City 1103. Isulat na ito ay para sa Barláya Writers’ Workshop. Huling araw ng pagpása sa Nobyembre 22, 2019. Para sa karagdagang impormasyon, tawagan ang (02) 8352-6765 o mag-email sa barlayaworkshop@gmail.com.

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MIBF 2019: free tickets, book signing, & more

Manila International Book Fair, the country’s biggest book selling event, is less than a month away! As usual, MIBF will be held at the SMX Convention Center beside Mall of Asia in Pasay City. And just like last year, the Adarna House booth will be found on the 2nd floor.

Our booth will be selling books at bargain prices — see the price list we posted at our Facebook page. Select titles will be on sale up to 70% off, picture books will be half-off at PHP50 each for purchases of 25 or more pieces, and big books will sell for just PHP150 each (45% off) for purchases of 10 or more. WiKAHON boxes will be discounted at 20%. Janus Silang and Ako ang Bayan shirts will also be available for PHP350 each. (Limited stocks available—only 50 pieces have been produced.)

We also invite everyone to join us and the creators of our new titles for their book signing during the weekend.

The Fair will open daily at 10AM and close at 8PM from September 11 (Wednesday) to September 15 (Sunday). Tickets will be available at the gate for only thirty-five pesos (PHP35) daily. But those who wish to skip the lines can download and print these tickets for free. (Black-and-white tickets will be accepted.)


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Pilandok at Pandoy Promo sa Pandayan Bookshop

Pilandok at Pandoy Promo
Promo Period: July 1 to September 30, 2019

Promo Mechanics:

  • A customer can avail of the Pilandok at Pandoy Promo Card and 1 stamp with an initial purchase of a minimum ₱75 amount of Adarna House products within the promo period.
  • One (1) Pilandok stamp is awarded for any Adarna House product purchase worth ₱75. A customer must collect a total of ten (10) stamps to redeem one (1) Adarna House book.
  • Pilandok stamps will be awarded with the receipt at the date and point of purchase only. A no-promo-card, no-stamp, no-extension policy will be strictly implemented across all Pandayan Bookshops. No stamps will be released to the customer once the transaction has ended.
  • Combining of Pilandok at Pandoy Promo Cards will not be allowed.
  • Once ten (10) Pilandok stamps are collected, the customer must submit the promo card to redeem the book reward. The free Adarna House book may be redeemed until 60 days from the end of promo period.
  • A single-receipt purchase of Adarna House products worth at least ₱700 will entitle a customer to one (1) Adarna House book. Combination of receipts is not allowed.
  • Transferring of Pilandok stamps to obtain the required number of stamps will render all promo cards invalid.

Per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 8812 Series of 2019.

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