Message in the Sand (Hardbound Edition)
Written by Charmaine Aserappa
Artworks by Roel Obemio
Miguel lives by the beach. He notices that lately, the fish have been dying. "Why?" he wonders. His mother tells him of the nearby mining company dumping waste into the sea. Miguel cannot let this happen! He takes a stand.
Nakatira sa dalampasigan si Miguel. Napansin niyang kamakailan ay nagkanda-mamatay ang mga isda. “Bakit kaya?” pagtatakang tanong ni Miguel. Ang sabi ng kaniyang nanay, nagtatambak ng basura sa dagat ang kalapit na minahan. Hindi makapapayag si Miguel sa nangyayari! Kailangan niyang lumaban.
Year Published: 2008
Language: English with Filipino translation
Type: Full-color pages, hardbound
About the Author: Charmaine Aserappa has lived in Asia, North America, and Europe, and is the author if the international bestseller, In a Japanese Garden published by Council of Oak Books in 1999. She is also a Poetry Ambassador for the Keans Society.
About the Artist: Roel Obemio completed his fine arts studies at the University of the East, where he majored in painting. Widely admired for his works in watercolor and acrylic, his art is influenced by his admiration for the art of two great painters: Fernando Botero (Colombia) and Mauro Malang Santos (Philippines).
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