Ang Aklatang Pusa
Join one librarian's journey to discovering the healing power of cats!
Written by Eugene Evasco
Artworks by Jared Yokte
Winner, 16th Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Writing Contest 2017
One midnight, there was a relentless chorus of meowing in her backyard. Ms. Salvacion was forced to come out. She looked for the source of the noise. When she approached, there they were, four kittens in a shoebox. Soon she would open a Cat Library and by so doing, she was able to help both cats and people.
Isang hatinggabi, walang tigil ang salimbayang ngiyaw sa kaniyang bakuran. Napilitang lumabas ng tahanan si Aling Salvacion. Tinuklas niya kung saan nagmumula ang ingay. Nang kaniyang lapitan, tumambad ang apat na kuting sa kahon ng sapatos. Hindi naglaon, magbubukas siya ng isang Aklatang Pusa na makatutulong sa pusa at tao.
Year Published: 2018
Language: With English and Filipino translations
About the Author: Eugene Y. Evasco is a writer, editor, translator, and scholar of children’s books. He is the author of award-winning books Ang Nag-iisa at Natatanging si Onyok, Anina ng mga Alon, Ang Sampung Buckitkit, Mga Pilat sa Pilak: Mga Personal na Sanaysay, at May Tiyanak sa Loob ng Aking Bag: Mga Tulang Pambata.
About the Artist: Jared Yokte is an award-winning painter and sculptor. He has received several awards including the Luzon Jurors’ Choice Award in the Philippine Art Awards 2014 and Grand Winner at ArtPetron 2009.
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