I am so proud to announce that Indigo Chapters in Saint John East Point Shopping Center welcomed my book, What’s Wrong with my Skin? on their shelves along with well-published and local authors. If you’re from Saint John and have time to visit in person, please grab a copy! If... read more.
I am thrilled to share that Dog Eared Books, a local book and crafts store in Oromocto, opened their doors for my book, What’s Wrong with my Skin? I am so fortunate to share the shelves with my fellow local authors. I can’t wait until I can finalize reading with... read more.
Today, I had the opportunity to be part of this wonderful event organized by The Oromocto Galleria. It celebrates local creators and producers and lets them meet and greet the clients. I am fortunate enough to meet Honourable Mary Wilson and many other locals with whom I was able to... read more.
I got the privilege of being featured in OMNI News (Filipino edition). Thank you for letting me spread this advocacy and for being able to speak my native language. I hope more educators and parents encourage schools, libraries and bookstores to have it in circulation to make it more accessible... read more.
Dear readers, I am often asked why I chose to write a children’s book. What importance does it impart to our current society, and why is it worth reading? The book, What’s Wrong with my Skin? is based on one chapter of the memoir I started writing during the height... read more.
A Fredericton author’s new book encourages young girls to embrace their individuality Picture book follows the adventures of a dark-skinned Filipina girl named Ligaya A Fredericton author’s new children’s book is encouraging young children to be comfortable in their own skin. The 24-page picture book, titled What’s Wrong with my Skin, follows... read more.
I am so fortunate that CTV News Live at 5 featured my book. It is my hope to inspire the younger generation to feel confident about their own skin despite the standards of beauty set by society and social media influences. I hope that when someone comes across my book,... read more.
I am so glad to announce that Oromocto Galleria welcomed my book with open arms. Our partnership includes having part of the sales go to a charitable institution (to be determined) which I think is genuinely kind of them.I am lost for words for my book to be part of... read more.
I am glad to announce that Fay Tidd Oromocto Public Library has added my book to their circulation. Our partnership includes a book reading and signing with families, which will be held in November 2022. I will announce further details in the future. As you can see, I am very... read more.
My first self-published book, “What’s Wrong with my Skin?” is a children’s book about a girl named Ligaya (Joy in Filipino/Tagalog). She loves playing outside, but none of her friends want to stay out because they do not want to get dark skin. Ligaya struggles as she does not feel that she belongs. She does not fit into the standard of beauty established by social media and mainstream media. Will she remain true to herself or give into peer pressure and influences? Where she’s from, you can get teased and made fun of if you have dark skin.... read more.