Jampacked July

Adarna stories at Virgin Labfest 4

One series at Virgin Labfest 4, called Mga premyadong kuwentong pambata, will stage three Adarna House stories: “Terengati” (story by Victoria Añonuevo, adapted and directed by Njel de Mesa), “Bru-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, Bru-hi-hi-hi-hi-hi (story by Ompong Remigio, adapted by Argel Tuazon, direted by Mayen Estañero), and “Uuwi na ang Nanay Kong si Darna” (story by Edgar Samar, adapted by Job Pagsibigan, directed by Catherine Racsag). Playdates are Saturday, July 5, 10AM and 3PM, and Sunday, July 6, 10AM and 3PM. Tickets at P200. Call Tanghalang Pilipino at 832-3661, or the CCP Box Office at 832-3704.

Where to find us this month

Our showroom is not the only place where you can find Adarna House books at a discount. Head over to one of our sales booths this month: June 16 to July 4 – UP College of Education, June 30 to July 3 – 2nd PALS Book Fair at UP Alumni Hostel, June 30 to July 4 – Montessori de Manila and Marikina City Hall Quadrangle, July 6 to 6 – Virgin Labfest at the CCP, July 17 to 18 – UP College of Arts and Letter, July 18 to 19 – Ortigas Foundation Library, and July 24 to 26 – ICTED 2008 at Manila Hotel.

Award-winning books: 25% off for July

In celebration of National Children’s Book Day and the 25th anniversary of the Philippine Board on Books for Young People, all Adarna House books with an award from the PBBY will be on sale at the showroom for a 25% discount.  The titles to be on sale for the month of July include Ang Itim na Kuting, Ang Pambihirang Buhok ni Raquel, Bakit Matagal ang Sundo Ko?, Bru-ha-ha-ha-ha-hi, Bru-hi-hi-hi-hi, Chenelyn! Chenelyn!, Ang Kamatis ni Peles, Papa’s House, Mama’s House, The Yellow Paperclip with Bright Purple Spots, and Tight Times.

Raising Readers: A Lecture Series on Libraries

Adarna House and Ortigas Foundation invite librarians and booklovers everywhere to Raising Readers, which will be held from July 18 to 19 (Friday and Saturday) at the Ortigas Foundation Library. A lecture series on libraries, Raising Readers will give participants ideas on how to enhance their efforts in encouraging children and young adults to discover the joys of reading. With points of discussion ranging from personal growth to community development, the series will also feature practical activities and workshops.

For further details, click here. Or contact Ergoe through ergoe@adarna.com.ph, 3723548 local 122, or 0917-3722639.

Paging Parents: Effective Parenthood through Good Literature

Adarna House is Paging Parents to take part in this seminar workshop which will be held on July 12 and 19 (Saturdays) at our showroom. The first day features fora and lectures from Dr. Honey Carandang, a child psychologist, and Jeanette Patindol, single parent, professor, and author of Papa’s House, Mama’s House, an award-winning storybook about special family set-ups. The second day will feature lectures and workshops, dealing with how literature can play an integral in parenting and raising kids.

Click here for further details, or contact Vanessa through vanessa@adarna.com.ph, 3723548 local 110, or 0917-3722639.

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