A children's adaptation of National Artist for Literature Francisco Arcellana's classic story "The Mats". A father returns home from the province with beautifully woven personalized mats for every one in the family, including those that are already in heaven.
ALEXINE: This book is quite a heavy read, but is a wonderful addition for Filipino literary collections.
AWARDS: Winner, 1995 National Book Award for Children’s Literature
Ten Best Books of 1995, The Philippine Daily Inquirer
AUTHOR: Francisco Arcellana
ILLUSTRATOR: Hermes Alegre
PUBLISHER: Tahanan Books
DATE PUBLISHED: 1995