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The World Through Picture Books

May 31, 2023

The #NationalLibraryPH is delighted to announce that the ten (10) Filipino Children’s Books collections were included in “The World Through Picture Books,” third edition, a project of the International Federation of Librarians Association (IFLA) – Libraries for Children and Young Adult Section.

This project is an annotated list of picture books from around the world  recommended by librarians. The book features a list of the favorite picture books from 57 countries, written in 37 different languages and includes a total of 530 books. The digital copy of the book can be downloaded for free through this link:

The National Library of the Philippines, as the primary institution entrusted with promoting reading and preserving Filipino heritage, expresses its gratitude to IFLA for featuring these outstanding collections internationally.


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