Chikiamco’s ‘Rice Book for Kids’ to be launched in Singapore | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

The International Rice Research Institute will launch “The Rice Book for Kids” on June 1, 11:30 a.m., at the National Library of Singapore.


The launch will be part of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content organized by the National Book Development Council of Singapore.


Written by Inquirer columnist and children’s book author Norma Olizon Chikiamco, “The Rice Book for Kids” is an educational book on rice, the staple food of over three billion people around the world.  Written in a friendly tone that will delight children of all ages, the book talks about varieties of rice grains, the nutritional value of rice, the harvesting process as well as ecosystems, rituals, legends and festivals that celebrate rice.  Also included are a few simple recipes that children can do.


During the launch, Chikiamco will give a short talk on rice as well as sign copies of the book for guests.


“The Rice Book for Kids” is published by Anvil Publishing and is available in the Philippines in National Book Store, Power Books, and through Anvil’s office in Quad Alpha Centrum, Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City.

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