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Make reading fun for the kids with these works written by both local and international authors

A child knows no bounds when it comes to imagination. Pique their curiosity and allow them to become more creative by introducing them to different worlds through literature as early as possible.

Reading to your kids can be fun and rewarding in the years to come, given that reading is crucial to the development of their cognitive and language skills.

But the books we've listed below are not only great picks for bedtime stories as these are works that your children will enjoy reading by themselves as well.

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"Rosa Goes To" by Georgia Schulze Del Rosario

Rosa Goes To, a book series by Georgia Schulze Del Rosario and illustrated by Reena Gabriel, is a fun read for the kids whether they're already feeling cosy under the covers or reading on their own time. The stories from this series are told by its protagonist, a six-year-old named Rosa, who travels the Philippines and learns about its vibrant culture.

See also: Travelling The Philippines: Georgia Schulze del Rosario's 'Rosa Goes To' Children's Book Out Now

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"I Don't Want to Read This Book" by Max Greenfield

Max Greenfield, renowned for his hilarious portrayal of Schmidt in the American TV show New Girl, has written a children's book that both kids and grown-ups will love to read—I Don't Want to Read This Book. It's made for those who aren't really excited about the smell of new books or flipping through pages of literature.

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"Si Cielo at Ang Asong si Stella" by Eugene Y Evasco

Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo's Si Cielo at Ang Asong si Stella is reimagined into a children's picture book by Eugene Y Evasco. The story follows Cielo's journey in befriending a dog named Stella, teaching him a valuable lesson about responsibility. Illustrated by Tokwa Peñaflorida, the pages come alive and will certainly catch the little ones' eyes.

See also: 7 Of The Most Intriguing Filipino Fiction Books

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"Pan de Sal Saves the Day" by Norma Olizon-Chikiamco

The titular character of Norma Olizon-Chikiamco's Pan de Sal Saves the Day thinks that she's the unluckiest person in the whole world. However, this changes over time as the story progresses, teaching kids how being unique can be seen as a strength.

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"Where Happiness Begins" by Eva Eland

Where Happiness Begins is a wonderful piece written and illustrated Eva Eland that helps kids understand their emotions. The message is subtlety presented with simple artwork that may also teach children about recognising and expressing their feelings.

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