Category Archives: International

Celebrating Chinese Festivals

The Chinese New Year is coming! The beautifully decorated streets are full of people playing drums, performing the lion dance and setting of firecrackers! Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Yakyu

It’s baseball season! If you know a child who loves baseball, 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 beloved ballgame … Continue reading

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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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Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays

Here’s a menorah, with candles to light. Here are some latkes. Come take the first bite! 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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Bijoy and the Big River

January 27th is Multicultural Children’s Book Day and to celebrate I am reviewing Bijoy and the Big River. Learn about the daily lives through a young boy’s journey through the Brahmaputri River, also known as the Burha Luit or “Big River” in his Indian village of Assam. … Continue reading

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Gazpacho for Nacho

September is Hispanic Heritage Month and to celebrate, won’t you read this delightful story to your little one! Gazpacho for Nacho is a fun and educational picture book that children and adults alike will love. It is about a picky little boy named Nacho, who wants … Continue reading

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