Friday, September 14, 2018

Segundo Matias Jr. releases 5th sequel to Moymoy Lulumboy Book - Ang Lihim Ng Libro



Launched during the 35th Manila International Book Fair , “Moymoy Lulumboy” had received great reviews from readers and book critics. Now, this young adult series brings in Moymoy Lulumboy Book 5 - Ang Lihim Ng Libro.

Present at the latest book launch held at SMX Convention Center, MOA Complex. last September 14, 2018 were media, sponsors, PETA director and performers, Jomike Tejido (MoyMoy Lulumboy Illustrator) and author Mr. Segundo Matias, Jr.



Prior to the book launch and signing, PETA actors staged a play to tell the synopsis of the book. The latest installment continues with the journey of Moymoy Lulumboy as he struggles to cope up with the death of his mother Liliw. He has to contend with his legacy as the hero, who will save Gabun from evil forces.

Moymoy Lulumboy, whose shape-shifting powers resemble that of an aswang, is slowly transfroming into a character with a little darkness and aggression in his soul, but whose kindness and compassion remain throughout the coming-of-age conquest.

With the growing public interest of this enchanting book, ABS-CBN acquired this Lampara Book's epic fantasy series with the plans of making it into television series, film, digital piece, merchandise and more.

About the Author:

Segundo Matias Jr. is a recipient of numerous literary award giving bodies, which include three Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippine’s most prestigious.

Also known by his persona “Kuya Jun,” Matias had screenplays for Viva, Seiko, and Regal Films before he entered the world of children’s literature. He has written screenplays for Films, as well as teleplays for various TV shows.



He is also a publisher and has published over 1,500 books for children and young adults. He is currently taking Masters in Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines—Diliman.

About the Illustrator

Award- winning illustrator and author, Jose Miguel “Jomike" Tejido is a Filipino architect who has illustrated over 100 books since 2000.. He worked as an architect for several years until he realized that painting, writing, and illustrating for children’s books is his passion.

He is known for his acrylic painting on hand-woven mats "banig". His unique fusion of fine art on an unconventional ground has led to six solo exhibitions in the Philippines and Singapore, among other group shows in Paris, Japan, and USA.

Moymoy Lulumboy Book 5 - Ang Lihim Ng Libro is now available on Precious Pages outlets and other leading bookstores nationwide.

E-mail the author at dextermatilla@gmail.com; follow @dxmatilla on Twitter for more.information.

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