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1. Come Over to My House

by Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Katie Kath

This delightful Dr. Seuss book has come back—with a brand new look! Written in 1966, this multi-cultural Beginner Book about home and friendship features the good doctor’s signature rhyme and all-new, charming artwork by award-winning illustrator Katie Kath. A great choice for beginning readers as well as for read-alouds, the message of the book—that kids are the same all over the world—is as true today as it was 50 years ago. Perfect for expanding a child’s worldview—and home library—it’s ideal for birthdays, holidays, and happy occasions of all kinds!

Available at select branches for Php 440.

 

2. The Dollhouse

by Fiona Davis

When she arrives at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952, Darby McLaughlin is everything her modeling agency hall mates aren’t: plain, self-conscious, homesick, and utterly convinced she doesn’t belong—a notion the models do nothing to disabuse. Yet when Darby befriends Esme, a Barbizon maid, she’s introduced to an entirely new side of New York City: seedy downtown jazz clubs where the music is as addictive as the heroin that’s used there, the startling sounds of bebop, and even the possibility of romance. Over half a century later, the Barbizon’s gone condo, but rumors of Darby’s involvement in a deadly skirmish with a hotel maid back in 1952 still haunt the halls of the building.

Available at select branches for Php 792.

 

3. The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success

by Brian Wong

Wong believes that most people—even creative people—have a tendency to follow a script; to do things the way others do them simply because that way works. But therein lies the secret at the heart of the Cheat Code: anyone can easily shortcut his or her way to success, simply by going slightly off script; by doing things just a little differently from everyone else.   Here, Wong unlocks the power of the Cheat Code through 71 bite-sized and virtually effortless short-cuts to get a leg up on the competition, garner attention for ourselves and our ideas, and accelerate our success

Available at select branches for Php 968.

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