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The PBBY is a private, non-stock, non-profit organization committed to the development of children's literature in the Philippines.

The PBBY is the lead agency in the celebration of National Children's Book Day (NCBD). This is celebrated every third week of July to commemorate the anniversary of the publication of Jose Rizal's "The Monkey and the Turtle" in Trubner's Oriental Record in London.

The 4th National Children's Book Awards

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the PBBY, are happy to present the seven winners of the 4th National Children’s Book Awards. The awards given this year are for children’s and young adult books published in 2014 and 2015.

The 2016 Best Reads are: Dumaan si Butiki, Haluhalo, Mang Andoy's Signs, Salusalo para kay Kuya, Supremo, and Si Janus Sílang at ang Tiyanak ng Tábon. The Kid's Choice Award was Made Perfect in Weakness..

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Bumasa at Lumaya, illustrated by Ruben de Jesus

Illustrated by Ruben de Jesus