Multicultural Book of the Month: A Poem for Peter
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    A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day written by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson   A Poem for Peter is a beautiful homage to … Read More

12 Multicultural Children’s Books about the Nativity Story
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    Most Nativity scenes in the Western world portray Jesus with white skin and golden-brown hair. But other cultures around the world have their own takes on the Nativity story, depicting Jesus as Asian, Hispanic or African for example. … Read More

24 Multicultural Children’s Books about Christmas
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  I know Christmas is around the corner when my daughter pulls out her German Christmas Song CD and listens to it non-stop (usually way into the new year…). Time to search the internet up and down for the best … Read More

32 Native American Children’s Books
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  “I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole Earth will become one circle again.” ~ Crazy Horse   November is Native American Heritage … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: The Barefoot Book of Children
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    The Barefoot Book of Children written by Tessa Strickland & Kate DePalma, illustrated by David Dean   The Barefoot Book of Children is an amazing new release, bound to become a timeless classic. My daughter loves it! Created with … Read More

6 Children’s Books set in Ecuador
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  Lying on the equator, Ecuador is a South American country bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific Coastline. It is the most biodiverse country in the world and features many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, most famously the Galápagos Islands. Apart from … Read More

12 Multicultural Children’s Books about Halloween
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  31st of October is Halloween! Believed to have originated in Ireland, Halloween is now celebrated in many countries around the world. With dressing up, trick-or-treating and lots of spooky fun it is many children’s most favourite holiday. Join in … Read More

Top 10 Diwali Children’s Books
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  30th of October is Diwali, the “Festival of Lights”! Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities around the world celebrate the triumph of good over evil, of light over darkness. People open their doors and windows and light lamps to invite Goddess Lakshmi … Read More

Top 10 Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Children’s Books
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  Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico and Mexican communities throughout the world from the 31st of October to the 2nd of November. It is an important holiday that honours deceased loved ones. It is … Read More

15 Multicultural Children’s Books about Rain
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  “I love the rain. I love how it softens the outlines of things. The world becomes softly blurred, and I feel like I melt right into it.” ~ Hagumi Hanamoto   The above quote expresses exactly how I feel … Read More

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