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Kora Dandan-Albano

Song & Story: Multicultural Picture Books and their Role in Nation Building
August 4, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Buenavista | Tahanan Books

Kora Dandan-Albano has illustrated over forty-five children's books for both local and international publishers. All About the Philippines, a book she illustrated for Tuttle Publishing, received the American Moonbeam Children's Book Award gold prize in 2016. A writer herself, Kora is the daughter of Pedro S. Dandan, a prolific, multi-awarded fiction writer in Filipino. Her children's book Habulan (Anvil, 2016), written in verse, won a National Children's Book/Best Reads for Kids Award. She lives in Baguio City with her family.