21 Must-Read Children’s Book from Western Visayas According to Kasingkasing Press

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This July, let us again spread our love for the written word. In celebration of National Children’s Book Day 2020, Kasingkasing Press picks 21 must-read children’s books from Western Visayas.

Children Books

1. May Isa ka Kuring nga Hari
kag iban pa nga sugilanon para sa kabataan
Writer: Alice Tan Gonzales
Illustrator: Raul Abella
Publisher: Seguiban Printing and Publishing Enterprises, Inc.
Language: Hiligaynon
Year of Publication: 2010

2. Magsugilanonay Kita:
Anthology of Children’s Stories in Hiligaynon
Editor: Leoncio P. Deriada
Illustrator: Gil S. Montinola
Publisher: Hubon Manunulat
Language: Hiligaynon
Year of Publication: 2014

3. Tingog sa Iya mga Alagyan:
Bible-based Hiligaynon Folk Style Songs for Children
Writers: Alain Russ Dimzon and Romulo Pangan
Illustrator: Vicente Fario
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Hiligaynon

4. Pangbata nga Mga Sugilanon kag Binalaybay
Sumakwelan Iloilo, Inc.
Publisher: Seguiban Printing and Publishing Enterprises, Inc.

5. Mga Sugilanon ni Agurang Onyo sang Kataguman
Writer: Johnny Bernas Pornel
Illustrator: Angelo Sobrepeña
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Hiligaynon
Year of Publication: 2018

6. Sanday Tay Alib kag Tay Amar
Writer: Noel G. de Leon
Illustrator: Marrz Capanang
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Hiligaynon
Year of Publication: 2015

7. Si Bulan, Si Adlaw, kag Si Estrelya
Writer: Early Sol A. Gadong
Illustrator: Marc Lawrence Andres
Publisher: Balay Sugidanun
Language: Kinaray-a
Year of Publication: 2014

8. Philippine Folktales (Hiligaynon)
Writer: Dean S. Fansler and Mabel Cook Cole
Retellings/Adaptations: Joanne Marie Igoy-Escalona
Illustrator: Mary Cuenca
Translator: Genevieve L. Asenjo
Publisher: Anvil Publishing, Inc.
Language: Hiligaynon
Year of Publication: 2015

9. Si Matapunay, ang Ati nga Bata!
from the book Mabaskog nga Hiligaynon: Reading and Writing in the Mother Tongue
Writer: Genevieve L. Asenjo
Coordinator: Isagani R. Cruz
Consultant: Angelita G. Santos
Illustrator:
Publisher: C&E Publishing
Language: Hiligaynon

10. Ang mga Istorya ni Amo kag ni Bao:
Ang Pagtunga ka Sampono nga Saging
Writer: Maria Milagros C. Geremia-Lachica
Illustrator: Gil S. Montinola
Publisher: Dungug Kinaray-a, Inc.
Language: Kinaray-a
Year of Publication: 2016

11. Ang Bukid nga Nagpalangga Kang Pispis
Writer: Alice McLerran,
Translator: Genevieve L. Asenjo
Illustrator: Beaulah Pedregosa Taguiwalo
Publisher: Mother Tongue Publishing Inc.
Language: Kinaray-a
Year of Publication: 2006

12. Pagtulog na, Nene: A Hiligaynon Lullaby
Illustrator: Hermes Alegre
Consultant: Noel G. de Leon
Publisher: Tahanan Books
Language: Hiligaynon/ English

13. Ang Kuring ni Mayin: Coloring Zine for Children
Writer: Noel G. de Leon
Illustrator: Gil S. Montinola
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Hiligaynon

14. Ang Paborito nga Duag ni Denden (zine)
Writer: Early Sol A. Gadong
Illustrator: Gil S. Montinola
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Hiligaynon

15. Mga Pabula ni Aesop sa Akeanon
Writer/Translator: Melchor F. Cichon
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Language: Akeanon

16. Si Golda ro Goldfish nga Suplada
Writer: Nynn Arwena D. Garcia Tamayo
Illustrator: Jaana G. Tamayo
Publisher: RB Publishing
Language: Aklanon
Year of Publication: 2012

17. Lima ka Hitabu isaeang adlaw sa kabuhi ni Payo
Writer: John E. Barrios
Illustrator: Jebbie Barrios
Publisher: RB Publishing
Language: Aklanon
Year of Publication: 2015

18. Si Kilat ag si Daeugdog/ Si Kilat kag si Dalugdog
Writer: John E. Barrios
Illustrator:
Publisher: RB Publishing
Language: Aklanon/Hiligaynon

19. Kurit Ilonggo: Coloring Book
Collected and Introduced by Ma Rosalie Abeto Zerrudo
Publisher: Kasingkasing Press
Year of Publication: 2018

20. Diin ang Kuring:
A Hiligaynon word and picturebook
Writer: Beaulah P. Taguiwalo and Eileen Grace P. Benedicto
Illustrator:
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publish
Language: Hiligaynon

21. Ang Dulce nga Pula
Writer: Linda C. Aranes-Lee
Illustrator: Marienell C. Veňegas
Publisher: Central Book Supply, Inc.
Language: Kinaray-a
Year of Publication: 2019

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