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2018 Awardees

35th National Children's Book Day

PBBY

July 17, 2018

SALANGA PRIZE

  • Becky Bravo
    May Alaga Akong Bakulaw (grand prize)
  • Raymond Falgui
    The War Between Fireflies and Christmas Lights (honorable mention)
  • Genaro Gojo Cruz
    May Mahaba Kaming Listahan sa Tindahan (honorable mention)
  • Danie Rose Sedilla-Cruz
    Si Lola-Nanay at Si Dandandandan (honorable mention)

 

Award-Winning Children’s Authorr
Bags 2018 PBBY-Salanga Prize

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) declared Becky Bravo as the Grand Prize winner for the 2018 PBBY-Salanga Prize. Bravo won with her work, May Alaga Akong Bakulaw, a story on how a little girl helps her neighbor battling depression.

Honorable Mention was given to the following: The War Between Fireflies and Christmas Lights by Raymond Falgui; May Mahaba Kaming Listahan sa Tindahan by Genaro Gojo Cruz; and, Si Lola-Nanay at Si Dandandandan by Danie Rose Sedilla-Cruz.

This is Bravo's first PBBY-Salanga grand prize. Her other works have won her the National Book Award, the National Children’s Book Award, and the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

Winners will be awarded during the celebration of the National Children’s Book Day on July 17, 2018.

For inquiries about the contest, contact the PBBY Secretariat at telephone number 352-6765 loc. 203 or e-mail pbby@adarna.com.ph.

 

 

2017 Alcala Illustrators Prize

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Sophia Lorraine Demanawa

Mark Andres


View winning illustrations