Our Nipa Hut: A Story in the Philippines (Paperback)

Our Nipa Hut: A Story in the Philippines By Rachell Abalos, Gabriela Larios (Illustrator) Cover Image

Our Nipa Hut: A Story in the Philippines (Paperback)

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★ "Emphasizes the bonds of family and community, as neighbors come together under rainbow skies . . . This well-crafted overview is not only a heartening story, but a good choice for STEM and multicultural studies" - School Library Journal, starred review Yelena and Papa take care of their traditional Filipino dwelling - their nipa hut - and it takes care of them. But when a tropical storm roars towards the Philippines, their preparation will be put to the test. Gripping narrative will keep young readers glued to the pages as Yelena, Papa and the nipa hut work together as a family to withstand the storm.
Rachell Abalos remembers her childhood in the Philippines, taking naps, eating ice buko, and smelling the fish frying outside her grandmother's house. She currently lives in Southern California, USA, with her husband and two kids, where she writes stories about her Filipino culture. Our Nipa Hut is her debut picture book. Gabriela Larios grew up in El Salvador, surrounded by volcanoes, Mexican ceramics and tropical flowers grown by her mother, a floral designer. In 2007, thanks to an EU scholarship, she received her Masters from Camberwell College of Arts in London, UK, where she has been living ever since with her family. Gabriela approaches every project as a new adventure and draws inspiration for her work both from El Salvador and England.
Product Details ISBN: 9781646865017
ISBN-10: 1646865014
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English