Where to Buy

Here are links to places where you can borrow or purchase bilingual children’s books in languages of the Philippines including Tagalog, Filipino, Bisaya, Cebuano, Ilokano and more!

Amazon offers many books, but some gems are hard to find with keyword searches, so we recommend looking at our blog posts that have the “on Amazon” tag.

Digital Libraries (Free!)

Some of these sites require access through your local library.

Intl Children's Digital Library

Digital library, has some Filipino picture books
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Hoopla

Digital library, has some bilingual Filipino titles
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Libby

Digital library, has some Fil-Am authors
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Independent Online Bookstores

Offering a variety of Filipino books including children’s books, cookbooks, fiction and non-fiction

Arkipelago Books

1010 Mission Street, San Francisco, California
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Bel Canto Books

2122 E 4th Street Long Beach, California 90814
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Asian American Curriculum Project

529 East Third Ave. San Mateo, California 94401
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Philippine Expressions Bookstore

479 W 6th Street Suite 105 San Pedro, CA 90731
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Eastwind Books

2066 University Ave Berkeley, California 94704
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Basa Bookstore - Philippines

For every purchase made, part of the purchase enables us to conduct Basa Van and supports The Storytelling Project.
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Pumplepie Bookstore

Shipping to Philippines and internationally
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Ali Bata

Shipping to Australia
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Independent Publishers (USA/Canada)

Support an indie publisher/author by purchasing directly from their website.

Sagawa River Press

Sawaga River Press

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Tigz! Everybody's Really Creative

Eric B. Tigley

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Anak Publishing Worker Cooperative Inc

Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Ube Books

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Bridge + Delta

Bridge + Delta Publishing

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Little Yellow Jeepney

Dr. Jocelyn Francisco, Ph.D
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Sticky Rice Stories

Melissa & Daniel Quiñones
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Gerard Aflague Collection

Gerard & Mary Aflague

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Sari-Sari Storybooks

Sari-Sari Storybooks

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Maharlikan Chronicles

Comics - Early Filipino History
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Bayani Art

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Traditional Publishers (Philippines)

Most of these online stores ship internationally, or ask a relative to bring back books on their next trip to the Philippines. ; )

Tahanan Books

Tahanan Books

Locations in Manila, Philippines and Seattle, WA
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Adarna House

Quezon City, Philippines
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Anvil Publishing

Mandaluyong City, Philippines
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Educational Activities & Crafts

Shops that sell subscription boxes or other learning resources for children.

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Fil-Am Learners Shop

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CORI Create Jeepney

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Parehas Logo

Parehas Filipino Bingo

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Campfire Crates

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Keiki Kau Kau Toys

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Flipp Family Logo

Flipp Family Shop

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Anak Toy Kompany

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