How Filipino silent graphic novels motivate kids to read —


— by Mavic Conde: To encourage a love of books, a child doesn’t necessarily have to be able to read words. Ask someone who got a terrific jump-start from comics or graphic novels, if not parents or kin who know one…

Avie Uy, whose then 7-year-old cousin Benedique John Vidad was a reluctant reader, can attest to that. She said her cousin was easily intimidated by worded books. This was until she showed him Light and Lost, silent (wordless) graphic novels by Baguio-based artist Rob Cham…

Image: Benedique Vidad, cousin of Avie Uy, enjoys reading the ‘Light’ series, courtesy of Avie Uy

July 7, 2019


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