Mae Astrid Tobias


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MAE ASTRID TOBIAS (1979-2009) was a Palanca-award winning author of children's books. She wrote two books retelling the Ifugao traditional chant, hudhud. These are Halikpon: A Retelling of an Ancient Ifugao Chant and Pumbakhayon: An Origin Myth of the Ifugao Hudhud. Both were finalists for children’s literature and best design in the 2006 National Book Awards of the Manila Critics Circle.

She also spent several years in the field of children’s television. She served as the Manila Bureau Manager of Kabataan News Network, a project of UNICEF and Probe Media Foundation that trains young people nationwide how to produce their own broadcast quality documentaries. She also also wrote episodes for children shows like Sirit!, and ABS-CBN and Eskuwel
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Final submissions are in, and 38 made it to the deadline. Not all who submitted their first draft were able to submit their final draft in time for the 30 January 2016 meetup at Third Cup Cafe in Katipunan, but there were also some who finished their manuscript even though they missed the first draft deadline. While most...
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Guardians of Tradition: The...

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Bayong ng Kuting

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Ang Aking Mga Kaibigan sa G...

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Blue Bananas

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Pumbakhayon: An Origin Myth...

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Bakawan

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Bagets: An Anthology of Fil...

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4.05 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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