brings to life the festivals and celebrations of this diverse island nation. Perfect for families looking to share the unique culture of the Philippines, Filipino Celebrations
includes activities such as games, songs, crafts and recipes which encourage children to participate and learn while having fun. Children will learn the history of each holiday, its cultural influences, the varied ways in which people celebrate in different regions of the Philippines, special customs and foods, key words and phrases, and more. New and familiar holidays take on a special flavor as you turn the pages of Filipino Celebrations
Liana Romulo has lived on several continents and is a graduate of Barnard College in New York City. She practices yoga and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and hunting through new and unusual bookstores. Liana has authored a number of books, including Filipino Friends, My First Book of Tagalog Words, and Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, which was a national bestseller in the Philippines.
Corazon Dandan-Albano has loved to draw ever since she was a child. A graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts, she has illustrated more than 30 books for children, including Filipino Friends and The Legend of Bamboo. A mother of two girls, Kora creates her illustrations on their dining table, between meals. Her favorite children's book character is Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk.