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The Jinx, the Dolphin, and the Deep Sea Mystery


by E.B. Maranan

Illustrated by Girlie Aragon

Winner, National Book Award, Children’s Literature, 2000

Second Prize Winner, Short Story for Children category Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature 1991

The Jinx is a shortened adaptation by the author of his original children’s story in Filipino—Si Sabel, Si Sabiong Lumba-Lumba, at ang Hiwaga sa Laot—which won the Grand Prize in the 1990 PBBY-Alfrredo Salanga Writer’s Prize in children’s literature. It tells the story of how a young girl named Sabel and her dolphin friend, Sabio, fought to save the people of Taliwas from a dangerous sea monster that had brought suffering and starvation to a remote fishing village.

Copyright © 2002

ISBN: 971-569-379-2

Size: 9” x 9” | 24 pages | Full color | C2S paper

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