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    Best of Lola Basyang: Timeless Tales for the Filipino Family

    Severino Reyes
    Edited by  Bienvenido Lumbera
    Illustrated by Albert Gamos

    Winner, National Book Award, Anthology, 1997
    Translated by Gilda Cordero-Fernando Winner, Gintong Aklat Award for Children’s and Young Readers’ Literature, 1998 Special Mention, “The White Ravens Catalog,” International Youth Library, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, 2000 Severino Reyes wrote more than 400 stories under the pen name Lola Basyang. Tahanan Books has gathered together a literary dream team to produce this landmark collection of 12 tales. Poet and literary critic Bienvenido Lumbera sifted through hundreds of manuscripts to select the best of Reyes’s tales. Acclaimed author and publisher Gilda Corder-Fernando translated the text into English, and renowned children’s book illustrator Albert Gamos rendered over 30 unforgettable illustrations.
    Makati City: Tahanan Books for Young Readers, 1997
    ISBN: 971-630-034-4
    244 pages

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