About The Author

Mila Bongco-Philipzig

Mila Bongco-Philipzig has published five children’s books, four of which are bi-lingual (Filipino-English). She also translated two children’s books from Filipino to German which were included in the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022. Mila has poetry, personal essays, and articles published in various magazines, anthologies, and podcasts in the Philippines, Canada, and Germany. In 2021, Mila was an Edmonton Arts Council’s Featured Artist for Asian Heritage Month, and the first featured reader for Edmonton Public Library’s Multilingual Storytime. When she is not writing or painting, Mila is busy organizing community events, running long-distance, and helping various organizations promote human rights and social justice.

Books by Mila Bongco-Philipzig