The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) is inviting all writers, illustrators, and children’s book enthusiasts to participate in Sulataktakan: Conversations on Children’s Literature. The forum will focus n what makes an award-winning children’s book, as well as work styles of known children’s book authors and illustrators. The event, which will be on September 17, 2011, Saturday, from 2pm to 4pm, will be held at Meeting Room 3 of the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
Guest speakers are children’s book creators Dr. Luis Gatmaitan, Mailin Paterno, Jomike Tejido, Russell Molina, and Beth Parrocha-Doctolero. Tejido and Molina have authored books that won the 1st Philippine National Children’s Book Awards in 2010.
The forum will be followed by book signing, so attendees are encouraged to bring along books authored/illustrated by the guest speakers.
The participation fee for the forum is Php100. For inquiries, email pbby[at]adarna.com.ph, or call 352-67-65 loc 120 and look for Lance.