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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.

Call for Entries
2016 PBBY Alcala Prize
Deadline: May 6, 2016

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) is now accepting entries for the 2016 PBBY Alcala Prize.

The contest is co-sponsored by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and The National Library. The winner will be given a cash prize of P25,000.00, a gold medal, and an opportunity to be published with the help of the PBBY.

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Aaron Asis

Illustrated by Aaron Asis
2014 Alcala Prize Winner