9 Children’s Books About The Hindu Spring Festival Holi

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  Also known as the festival of colours, Holi is a joyful Hindu festival that celebrates the arrival of spring, the victory of good over evil, friendship and forgiveness. Families, friends and neighbours get together, eat, laugh, sing and throw … Read More

MCBD 2019 Book Review: Beato Goes To Japan

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    Beato Goes To Japan written by Sucheta Rawal, illustrated by Alexandra Abagiu and Oana Vaida Disclosure: I received a free copy from Sucheta Rawal, Author Sponsor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD).    As luck would have it, author Sucheta … Read More

8 Children’s Books about the Dragon Boat Festival

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    UPDATED JUNE 2021! One of the major festivals in Chinese culture, the Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the famous poet Qu Yuan who is said to have leapt into a river when an evil king captured his kingdom. Fishermen tried … Read More

30 Asian & Asian American Children’s Books for Ages 0 to 18

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    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Observed since 1990, it celebrates the rich culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. In this list, I have focused on Asian and Asian … Read More