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"Rom-rom and Lola" Reviews
Great Kids Book
"My niece & nephew loved this book💙Super cute!"
- Victoria Wright, Amazon Customer
colorful & super cute!
"Bought this book for my 3 year old daughter. Super colorful (...) and a great way to learn Filipino culture and language! Such a good book to give as a gift as well! You will not regret it 💕"
Fun and educational
"Great book! I read it to my dog and she thoroughly enjoyed!"
John Hebert, Amazon Customer
- Audra Michelle, Amazon Customer
- Rowena Similar -
Rowena Similar spent her childhood days in Sampaloc, Manila before moving to Southern California at the age of 11. She values the importance of preserving the Filipino language and culture. With the birth of her son, she always knew that passing on this knowledge would be part of their lifestyle. She hopes to inspire other parents to teach their children about diversity, and perhaps, explore the Filipino culture.
Rowena is a Cal State Long Beach alum with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. Although she currently has a full-time job as a Tech Recruiter, she enjoys writing during her free time.
Si Rowena Similar ay lumaki sa Sampaloc, Manila bago lumipat sa California noong s'ya ay 11 taong gulang. Importante para sa kanya na pangalagaan ang wika at kulturang Pilipino. Kaya naman nang siya ay nanganak, sinugrado n'ya na ang pag-pasa ng mga kaalamang ito ay parte ng kanilang buhay. Umaasa s'ya na ang kanyang libro ay mag-bigay ng inspirasyon sa mga magulang na turuan ang kanilang anak tungkol sa kanilang kulturang Pilipino.
Si Rowena ay nakatapos ng kursong Pamamahayag sa California State University, Long Beach. Bukod sa kanyang regular na trabaho, ay mahilig s'yang mag-sulat kapag s'ya ay may libreng oras.
- Jhucel A. del Rosario -
Illustrator / Ilustrador
Jhucel A. del Rosario is a Cavite, Philippines-based illustrator. He finished his Bachelor's Degree in
Elementary Education at Western Colleges, Inc., Naic, Cavite. Jhucel has illustrated several children’s books under the Department of Education in the Philippines.
Aside from being a talented illustrator, Jhucel is also a full-time teacher at Malainen Bago Elementary School in Cavite. His love for the arts started when he was a kid, drawing things at the back of his notebook. He was usually scolded by his mother for drawing lines all over the wall of their house.
Si Jhucel A. del Rosario ay nagtapos ng kursong elementary education sa Western Colleges, Naic, Cavite. Isa siyang guro sa Mababang Paaralan ng Malainen Bago. Mula noong bata pa ay mahilig na siyang gumuhit sa likod ng kaniyang kuwaderno. Madalas rin siyang mapagalitan ng kaniyang nanay dahil pinupuno niya ng iba’t ibang linya ang pader ng kanilang bahay. Siya ay naging ilustrador na rin ng ilang aklat-pambata para sa Kagawaran ng Edukasyon.
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