Category Archives: Bilingual

1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish

In celebration of Multicultural Children’s Book Day tomorrow, CalicoKidz is reviewing 1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish, a colorful, fun and educational board book for young children who are beginning to learn to count. It’s colorful … Continue reading

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Underwater Adventure

    Underwater Adventure is a wonderful book that has character customization that allows children to be the hero of there own story! Not only is can the main character in the book be customized, but the book can also … Continue reading

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Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!

I love the cherry blossoms that bloom every year in Washington, D.C. – and so does the rest of America! That’s why I’m reviewing  Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!, a great picture book that tells of many Japanese traditions, … Continue reading

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My Name is Celia Cruz: The Life of Celia Cruz / Me Llamo Celia Cruz: La Vida de Celia Cruz

It’s Hispanic American Heritage Month, and in recognition I’m reviewing the bilingual picture book My Name is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/Mi Llamo Celia Cruz: La Vida de Celia Cruz. Celia Cruz was a salsa music legend, known as the … Continue reading

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Mr. Mosquito by Barry Dunlap

Did you know that it’s the female, not the male mosquito that gives us those pesky, uncomfortable bites during the summer months? You will find this fact in the delightful bilingual picture book, Mr. Mosquito.  As pesky as mosquitoes can … Continue reading

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Biblio Burro: A True Story from Columbia

Written & illustrated by: Jeanette Winter What would you do if there were no books available to read to your children? What if there were no libraries that gave children access to books? This was the case for many villages in … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Yakyu

Do you know a child who loves baseball? If so, Take Me Out to the Yakyu is the perfect picture book! In this colorfully illustrated book, a young boy tells you all about how he enjoys going to the ballgame in … Continue reading

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