Filipinos in the United States and other countries may now catch copies of the award-winning illustrated story book "Elias and the Bikol River" by Lorie Santos as it becomes available on Amazon.
"Elias" was first published in the Philippines by the Ina nin Bikol Foundation, Inc. in 2017 under the title "Si Elias asin ang Salog Naga". The story won the 'Sa Ugoy ng Inang Wika Contest' of the De la Salle University's Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center in 2017.
Part of sales from this book, and others in the series, will be donated to Sumaro sa Salog Inc. (SULOG), the lead proponent of Irukan which will house the Emelina G. Regis Sanctuary of Native Trees in Naga City, Philippines.
Suitable for kids 7-12 years old, Elias is in English with Filipino and Bikol translations. Only $19.99.
Item Weight : 4.8 ounces
Paperback : 34 pages
ISBN-10 : 1735611018
ISBN-13 : 978-1735611013
Product Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.09 x 11 inches
Publisher : Www.Filam-Ecograndma.com; 2nd ed. Edition (September 10, 2020)
Reading level : 7 - 12 years
Language: : English