Noah’s Quest Lands a New York Book Festival Spot

The debut children’s book of Sev Emanuel Pretila, Noah’s Quest, has been recognized in the most recent New York Book Festival. It is one of the books that landed a prestigious Honorable Mention listing for 2022. Earlier, the book has obtained a Literary Titan Award. It also rose to #2 in Children’s Books and #5…

Noah’s Quest Tops Lists, Wins Literary Titan Award

Yes. It has another achievement! Less than a month after it has been published, Noah’s Quest by Sev Emanuel Pretila has immediately topped the Amazon Best Seller lists. It has climbed the top spot in Children’s Books on Values both in Australia and Canada thereby making it an International Bestseller! It’s not the end of…

Meet the Author: Sev Emanuel Pretila

Sev Emanuel Pretila is a fifteen-year-old Fil-Aussie who now lives with his family in South Australia, Australia. His name is the shortened version of his paternal grandfather’s name, Severino. The name means “severe” or “stern” yet Sev is neither; he is fun-loving and friendly although he takes the important stuff seriously if need be. He…

Meet the Team: Jun Pretila

Jun fondly calls himself the “Hydrographer” as he refers to the Hydrographic Surveying course he successfully undertook through the Royal Australian Navy School of Hydrography. A basketball fanatic, he is famous for his hoop moves and has been his two older boys’ mentor and a basketball coach, which he has done well as he produced…

Meet the Team: Huey Pretila

Nicknamed by his dad and known to his friends as “Huey,” he is a tech geek who unbelievably manages to juggle his studies while working on two jobs. He has been a basketball referee for many years now, and he has started working in a multi-national tech company recently. He is the family’s first boy…

Meet the Team: Noah Emanuel Pretila

He is the youngest among the three kids in the family. He was unexpected and yet very much welcomed as a blessing. He is the inspiration and reason why Sev’s book is finally taking off for everyone’s appreciation, despite all the odds.