Written by Luis P. Gatmaitan, M.D.
Illustrated by Beth Parrocha-Doctolero
(Note: This story is written in Filipino with parallel English text)
The father of Karina and Susie is a shoemaker. But only Karina gets to wear the shoes that he makes. “Sorry, Bunso, you will never know how it feels like to wear the beautiful shoes our Tatay makes…” Karina whispers to her sister. Why doesn’t their father make shoes for Susie? Receiving Unang Gantimpala, Maikling Kathang Pambata for the 2001 Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Sandosenang Sapatos is the heartwarming story of a father’s incomparable love for his disabled daughter. For Ages 8 and up.