Press

Below are some links to articles, reviews, podcast, events, conversations and readings, etc. on our books.

Press and Publication:

International Examiner: Children’s book “Jack and Agyu” puts Philippinx culture front and center, focusing on language and representation.

Racial Justice Allies Reviews Jack & Agyu, Winner of the Gold Medal for the Benjamin Franklin Award for Children’s Picture Book from the Independent Book Publishers Association

International Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Features Sawaga River Press

Jack and Agyu wins children’s book award, feature in Inquirer.net

Jack and Agyu receives the Publishing Professionals Network Award

Featured Videos:

Sawaga River Press Youtube Playlist

Jack and Agyu Featured on the Filipino Channel

Rise and Shine with Fil-A Creative: Justine Villanueva | March 2021

Meet the Creators of Jack and Agyu: Justine Villanueva and Lynnor Bonigao

Storytime with Mr. Limata: Mama, Mama Do You Know What I Like? | December 2020

Favorite Filipino American Children’s Books | October 2020

Eastwind Books of Berkeley features a live read-aloud of Jack and Agyu with author Justine Villanueva. | September 2020

Jack and Agyu wins 2020 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award from the Independent Book Publishers Association.

Watch The Filipino Channel’s Bahay Book Club feature of Jack & Agyu.

Watch us accept the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award from the Independent Book Publishers Association.

Here is fun photo of the Facebook Video Watch Party for our conversation with other children’s book makers hosted by Aileen Cassineto with the South San Francisco Public Library.

Podcasts

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