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PBBY

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
2017 PBBY Alcala Prize

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) is now accepting entries for the 2017 PBBY-Alcala Prize.

The winner shall be given a cash prize of P25,000.00, a gold medal, and an opportunity to be published. Prizes will be awarded in an appropriate ceremony to be held during the celebration of National Children's Book Day on July 18, 2017.

DEADLINE

April 28, 2017 (5:00 PM)

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Bumasa at Lumaya, illustrated by Ruben de Jesus

Illustrated by Ruben de Jesus