Happy Birthday Paper Tigers!

It is the tenth birthday of our absolute favorite website of all times, the amazing PaperTigers. We send Corinne, Marjorie, and Aline our warmest hugs, [sober] celebratory cheers, and glittery pixie dust for being such an inspiration as they continue to share their love for the written word. Your generosity of spirit, your hard work, and warm spirit are simply incomparable. I can’t wait til I see you all May of next year for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content. PaperTigers has a Pyramid of Prizes up for grabs as part of their Blogiversary which you might want to check out here.

I am also deeply privileged to have been asked to share my top ten multicultural books as part of their Anniversary Celebration. Here is my piece:

Multi-colored Threads of Home

 Do check out the other top ten books as featured by amazing authors and bloggers from the kidlitosphere. Here are a few of them:

Top Ten Authentic Historical Picture Books by Sherry York

Top Ten of Tiger-Themed books by Aline Pereira

PaperTigers 10th Anniversary: Top 10 YA/Crossover Books with a Religious Theme, by Rukhsana Khan

My Top 10 Multicultural Ghost Stories by Marjorie Coughlan

Corinne Robson’s contribution to the Top 10 Lists

“PaperTigers at 10″ by Founding Producer Elisa Oreglia

Top 10 Multicultural Children’s Books about Food – Double Helpings from Grace Lin and Jama Rattigan

Uma Krishnaswami’s Top 10 AND a Quick Chat

Top 10 Multicultural Children’s Poetry Books selected by Janet Wong

Top 10 “Books that Open Windows” selected by Deborah Ellis

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

1 comment on “Happy Birthday Paper Tigers!

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