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Written by Krissie Zamora-Martinez

Illustrated by Jakin Luis Martinez

24 pages
10" x 8" (landscape)
ISBN: 987-971-569-792-7
Copyright © 2015

Here among the Mangroves

From blue crabs busy during daytime to flying squirrels active at night, get to know the unique animals that call the Philippine mangrove swamps their home. 

Young readers will delight in the catchy counting rhyme, beautifully-detailed illustrations, and fun facts about each creature!

The Author

Krissie Zamora–Martinez has read to her two boys, Noah and Luke, many books patterned after the Southern Appalachian traditional counting rhyme and thought of using this style to write about the interesting creatures inhabiting Philippine mangroves. She can be emailed at 


The Illustrator

Jakin Luis Martinez started drawing at the age of 6 and hasn't stopped since. He will draw just anything under the sun. He can be emailed at