Books Promoting Multilingualism – Free Every Month

Yayyy, it’s the first of the month…so it’s time for some FREE reads!

We have teamed up with other authors to offer our books (eBooks version) for FREE to download on the first of every month. Also, all of my indie books will be available for FREE…so do check them out!

How to grab your FREE copy:-

  • All our eBook versions will be available for download on the first day of each month.
  • To download, you need an Amazon account and the free Kindle app installed on your tab/phone/computer.

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Check out the list of books here:-

 

BOOKS for PARENTS

Raising the Global Mindset

25 thought leaders from around the world come together to bring you the first step in antiracism education. 35 easy to read chapters that are broken into sections that create mindfulness around -Understanding the Multicultural Family, Building Acceptance, Difficult Conversations, Language Learning, Celebrating Diversity.

Expand your horizons by Raising YOUR Global Mindset with real life stories and strategies written for the multicultural parent, by the multicultural parent.

Download it here.

 

 

 

 

How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children

How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children is an insightful parents’ guidebook to raising a confident, bilingual, and multicultural child. It includes practical tips and ideas from diverse professionals of mixed ethnic backgrounds who are bilingual/trilingual/multilingual themselves. The reader will find full chapter contributions by by Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold, Dr. Brigitte Vittrup, Dr. Mary-Pat O’Malley-Keighran, Rita Rosenback, Lisa Ferland, Brian Vassallo, Tamara Yousry, Yui Mikuriya, Elisavet Arkolaki.

Download it here.

The Toolbox for Multilingual Families

The Toolbox for Multilingual Families is aimed at parents who are raising their children with more than one language, and are looking for activities to foster their children’s understanding, speaking, reading and writing skills in all their languages, no matter if they acquired them from birth or added them later on.

The authors have selected 123 activities and games for 0-15+ year olds and adults – that can easily be adapted to different languages, to all levels of fluency, and are suitable for two or more people. The descriptions are short and easy to follow. The activities and games in this Toolbox don’t involve electronic devices and only those in the reading and writing section require a minimum of tools (paper, pen, glue etc.)

Download it here.

 

Strong Roots have No Fear

 

 

Multi-award winnnig author Aditi Wardhan Singh, an Indian American writes about challenges every parent faces in our ever evolving world. Aditi has put together her best work from years of writing about growth mindest that is positive and culturally aware.

Royal Dragonfly Winner in Parenting Books
Top 10 Finalist in Global Author Academy Academy Awards

The greatest gift you can give a child is a confident identity.

Download it here.

Children’s Books

 

Happiness Street 

A young girl reflects on her memories of a summer spent by the seaside with Grandma. Through art and painting, she gets to express various emotions while processing her feelings in an empowering and creative way. Young readers will delight at the charming watercolor paintings and will take a trip down memory lane where thoughts and emotions are expressed in color. The story ends on a positive note, with the promise of coming back at Grandma’s.

Download in English – click here
Bilingual Albanian and English – click here
Bilingual Czech and English – click here
Bilingual French and English – click here
Bilingual German and English – click here
Bilingual Greek and English – click here
Bilingual Italian and English – click here
Bilingual Polish and English – click here
Bilingual Brazilian Portuguese and English – click here
Bilingual European Portuguese and English – click here
Bilingual Russian and English – click here
Bilingual Spanish and English – click here

Cousins Forever

Cousins Forever is a beautifully written and illustrated book that captures the special relationship that cousins share. When one of the two families moves abroad, the two cousins do not let the distance come between them. They talk often about their friends, animals, different seasons, and outdoor activities, via video chat. With new words and languages being part of their everyday life, the two girls come up with a fun, painting game, the “Word Swap”.

A lovely tribute to the unique friendship of cousins. Parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents can share this book with little ones who are just beginning the lifelong journey as cousins together. Close friends are family also, so if you don’t have an extended family, your child’s best friend may also be referred to as a cousin.

Download in English – click here
Bilingual Chinese and English – click here
Bilingual Danish and English – click here
Bilingual Dutch and English – click here
Bilingual French and English – click here
Bilingual German and English – click here
Bilingual Greek and English – click here
Bilingual Italian and English – click here
Bilingual Japanese and English – click here
Bilingual Korean and English – click here
Bilingual Maltese and English – click here
Bilingual Brazilian Portuguese and English – click here
Bilingual European Portuguese and English – click here
Bilingual Russian and English – click here
Bilingual Spanish and English – click here
Bilingual Turkish and English – click here

The Children of Slowville Book 1: Bilingual (English & French)

Two stories with hand-painted watercolour illustrations about nature, animals, friendship, kindness, diversity for children aged 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

First story “Day out at the Farm”: The children are going to visit the local farm today and they will soon see that Suzy, the farmer, has a very busy job!

Second story “Mrs Rose and Her Pigeon”: Mrs Rose knows the children very well, she regularly meets them at the old people’s home where she’s a resident. Today, the children come to cook and eat with the residents, but something unusual will happen…

“The Children of Slowville” is a series of bilingual books (English / French) with beautiful values to share with our children: respect for nature, kindness to others and compassion for animals.
Book 1 – download it here. Book 2 – download it here.

Qui a pondu l’œuf? (Exploring Nature) (French Edition)

Find out what animals lay eggs in this entertaining picture book for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and early readers! Kids will love guessing which animal laid each egg as you read this book together! Download the French edition here.

 

There it is! A bilingual search and find book 

Kids learn languages easily through play, games and fun challenges.

Ideal for bilingual or expat familieslanguage teachers (both English and French/German teachers) and children learning a second language.

◆ A book they will pick over and over again as it has many things to discover. Over 160 words in each language improves their vocabulary and helps with language acquisition.

◆ Real-life images of objects they see in their everyday life encourages them to join the conversation and develop their communication skills.

Learning English and French/German through play is possible with a search and find book full of fun topics: home, food, animals, colours, numbers, clothes, instruments, toys and many more! Bilingual French and English – click here
Bilingual German and English – click here

Happy within

Happy within is a children’s book that will help children from around the world learn, appreciate self-love and embrace diversity.

The message of the book is to help provide children with the support and confidence to be happy with themselves and within their own skin. No matter where in the world they are from, whether the race, the background, etc. The book includes a diverse range of characters with the message that we should all love ourselves and support one another to be the best we can be.

It is a positive children’s book teaching them to be proud of themselves, proud of who they are and of their uniqueness. Only through self-love and believing in oneself it is possible to be happy within.
Bilingual French and English – click here
Bilingual German and English – click here
Bilingual Italian and English – click here
Bilingual Japanese and English – click here
Bilingual Brazilian Portuguese and English – click here
Bilingual Spanish and English – click here

Fly, Little Bird! – Flieg, kleiner Vogel!: Bilingual Children’s Picture Book in English-German with Pics to Color

The little bird loves the sky. He tries to fly but can never fly up more than a few feet. He is too afraid. So he watches the other birds fly into the sky and leave him. But then something strange happens… Read how the shy little bird overcomes his fears.

Here’s what makes this book special:

  • Each line is both in English and German
  • The story is simple and suitable for early age learning
  • Introduces concepts of problem-solving, cooperation, and teamwork.
  • All the illustrations are original, creative and super fun
  • Plus, there are EXTRA PAGES for coloring and drawing at the end of the book
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

Download it here.

Amelie at Grandma’s – Η Αμελί πάει στη γιαγιά: Children’s Picture Book English-Greek (Bilingual Edition)

A well-written and beautifully illustrated bilingual children’s book in English and Greek, written by Agatha Rodi, a Greek author, and columnist at The National Herald.

Amelie at Grandma’s is a children’s book in English and Greek that captures a young girl’s trip to her grandma’s village and the sights and sounds that fascinate her. Amelie gets fully occupied with the activities happening there. She enjoys being with the chickens, roosters and pigs, the trees, and the birds. She is impressed with the beautiful flowers, enjoys eating homemade biscuits and cupcakes, and loves feeding the crumbs that fall to the birds. She enthusiastically does a bit of gardening and carries the essence of the village in her keepsake box when she leaves.

Perfect for all children ages 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and up depending on their level in the target language. Most suitable for Pre-K, grade 1, grade, 2, grade 3. Download it here.

Me enseñaste a querer: You Taught Me Love (Spanish Edition) (Colección Con AMOR)

There’s nothing quite like the love a mother and child share. 

This bedtime story for kids ages 3-7 can be enjoyed with a parent or grandparent over and over again. The perfect gift for new parents, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, or a birthday.

After reading this book with their daughters, mothers often buy it for their own moms—spreading gratitude and love across all generations. Download it here.

Zac el Zorrillo aprende a pedir perdón: Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry (Spanish Edition)

Punk the Skunk liked to tease. Normally, his teasing was harmless. But what happens when his teasing goes too far?

For a child, recognizing mistakes can be hard. Saying I’m sorry can be even harder. Help your child learn this valuable social skill with Punk the Skunk. Parents, counselors, and teachers will love that the valuable life lessons in this book are taught in such a fun way that kids won’t even realize they’re learning.

It’s never too early to talk about these important social skills:
Showing empathy
Dealing with bullying
Being a true friend
Recognizing when you’ve done something wrong
Saying sorry
Forgiving others when they’ve apologized
Forgiving yourself when you’ve made a mistake

Caleb el Castor calma su ansiedad: Brave the Beaver Has the Worry Warts (Spanish Edition)

A calming story for bedtime, the classroom, or therapy to help children understand their worries and calm their anxious minds. For ages 3-9, preschool to second grade.

Brave can’t help but worry. But when he worries too much, his heart races and his stomach aches. When it gets really bad . . .
POP!
. . . the worry warts start popping up too!

What’s a brave beaver to do? Can Brave set aside his fears to save a friend who is in trouble?
Download it here.

Serafina Soars

Serafina is a Eurasian Eagle owl – one of the largest birds in the world. However, she is very shy; One day the sound of music encourages her to take a flight from her cozy den. This one flight makes her want more…and soon she is discovering magical wonders of her native southern Spain she had never known.  Serafina Soars is sure to captivate young nature lovers and inspire shy children to take flight themselves.

Download it here. Download Serafin Vuela in Spanish here.

What Is Your Favorite Color? / ¿Cuál Es Tu Color Favorito?

What Is Your Favorite Color? is a bilingual English-Spanish book intended not only to teach ten colors in both languages, but also to show children that everything around us has color. It aims to engage them in their daily environment and help them discover our colorful world. Download it here.

DLee’s Shapely Imagination: A Bilingual Story

DLee’s Shapely Imagination is a book written by Award-Winning Author, Diana Lee Santamaria. It features the characters DLee and her cat Mr. Mustache. This is a bright, bold and engaging story that teaches children shapes, the uniqueness of each, in a fun and playful way. Written as a bilingual book with the English and Spanish translations on the same page, this is a whimsical story with vibrant illustrations and rhyme. Download it here.

Omar, al jaguar: (Nuestra Fauna) (Spanish Edition)

Winner of the Moonbeam Awards (Conservation category), International Book Awards (Educational category), and KidsShelf Books cover award, this is a story that encourages us to embrace diversity and care for our environment. Omar, is a lonely jaguar looking for friends to play with. He encounters some animals that invite him to be their friend but he refuses because he thinks these buddies don’t look like him. Thus, they are not fit to play together. Later on, he realizes that they have more in common than he thinks and that being different can be an advantage after all. Download it here.

Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America Who Changed the World

Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America who changed the World highlights 11 women from Latin America who excelled in science, sports, the arts, journalism, politics and more. Some notable women featured include Mexican painter Frida Khalo, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchu, Grammy-winning musical icon Celia Cruz, and renowned pilot Hermelinda Urvina. The true biographical stories of these outstanding women are presented in rhyming verses. Additional educational resources are offered at the end of the book, including a bibliography reference page. .Recommended for children ages 5-8, grades K-3rd. Download it here.

Unicornio Jazz: Spanish Version

This is the Spanish version of Unicorn Jazz based on the original Unicorn Jazz.
This is a delightful unicornio book for Spanish book for learners, spanish book for kids, baby spanish books.
Download it here.


La Orquídea de Aurora (Spanish Edition)

Aurora, a beloved mom to four young children, is determined to create memories with them in her childhood home in Rincon, Puerto Rico. One year, she plants an orchid with her children and spends the summer teaching them to tend to it in the hopes that it would grow into the beautiful plant she knew it could. As the days, weeks, months, and even years pass, Aurora teaches her children patience as they wait for the flowers to bloom. This heart-warming tale based on a true story shows how the thoughtful guidance of a loving mother could teach patience while leaving a lasting and beautiful impact on those around her. Download it here.

 

 

This is a great opportunity to grab these wonderful books promoting multilinguism and have your kids read some fun and interesting books too. Don’t forget to share this with your family, friends, neighbors, WhatsApp groups, Facebook friends, etc.

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