Written by Eline Santos, Artworks by Joy Mallari
Manang Bolabola’s doll shop may look ordinary from the outside, but inside there is a hidden room filled with the most exquisite dolls, with eyes of precious gemstones. She calls onto special street children and they disappear into the room of dolls. Ella is unfortunately one of them and her friend Tin worriedly looks for her... will she find her friend? Discover the power of friendship in this mysterious story.
Doll Eyes won the National Children’s Book Awards in 2012.
Doll Eyes won the 4th Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Writing Contest in 2008.
About the Artist: Joy Mallari is a critically acclaimed Filipina artist, with her works featured all over the world. Known for her contemporary visual style; as well as her social activism through art and significant contributions to the Philippine animation industry.
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