In the age-old tradition of teaching language through rhyme and verse, My First Book of Tagalog Words introduces Philippine language and culture to preschool children in a playful and n-intimidating way. The ABC structure provides a familiar framework that encourages fun and easy learning. Its bold and bright illustrations aim to make children laugh and enjoy the learning process.
Liana Romulo spends much of her free time traveling, scuba-diving, and hunting through new and unusual bookstores. A dedicated yoga practitioner, she lives mostly in the Philippines but has also lived in Thailand, Belgium, and the United States. Having grown up in different parts of the world, she knows how important it is to preserve her own heritage and share it with others throughout the world. Her first picture book, Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, was a national best-seller in the Philippines. ArtistJaime Laurel is a freelance graphic designer based in Manila who has won awards as an art director for an international advertising agency. A longtime videogame aficionado, he also creates and develops videogames for kids all over the world.