Romulo, L., & Dandan-Albano, C. (2011). Filipino celebrations. Tokyo: Tuttle Pub.
Brimming with vivid illustrations and rich cultural background, Filipino Celebrations brings to life the festivals and celebrations of this diverse island nation. Each chapter discusses the history of the holiday; its cultural influences; how certain holidays are celebrated differently in different regions of the Philippines; special customs, foods, key words and phrases associated with the festivals; and more.
She lives in the Philippines but likes to wander the world, and has lived in Thailand, Belgium, and the United States. The pieces she writes for this site give her immense satisfaction, though she has also published half a dozen books for kids.
Target Audience: Prek-3rd grade
Genre: Children's Picture Book/ Nonfiction
Interest: Filipino culture, traditions, food, celebrations, language, and history.