[BHE 239] A Smorgasbord Of Multicultural Picturebooks

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Myra here.

Every Sunday, we share the books that managed to find their way into our hands and into our bookshelves. This week, I am very excited to share more titles that we bought as part of our current research project – especially since we have been doing active research dissemination initiatives around Singapore.

As you may be able to deduce from the photos above (taken in Tanglin Trust School who hosted our talk with international school librarians around Singapore), quite a number of the titles I ordered in for our research project I learned from the International Youth Library in Munich.

I also made my daughter work by being my ‘assistant’ during a few of these talks around Singapore. Now on to the titles!

Multicultural Picturebook Goodness

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Teacup by Rebecca Young and Matt Ottley, Clancy & Millie And The Very Fine House by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood, Our Village In The Sky by Janeen Brian and Anne Spudvilas.

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The Water Hole by Graeme Base, The Last King Of Angkor Wat by Graeme Base.

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King For A Day by Rukhsana Khan and Christiane Kromer, The Roses In My Carpets by Rukhsana Khan and Ronald Himler.

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The Little Refugee by Anh Do and Suzanne Do and illustrated by Bruce Whatley.

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John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat by Jenny Wagner and Ron Brooks, The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek by Jenny Wagner and Ron Brooks.

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Conservation by Robert Ingpen and Margaret Dunkle, Lifetimes by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen, Encyclopedia Of Mysterious Places: The Life and Legends of Ancient Sites Around The World by Robert Ingpen and Philip Wilkinson, Who Is The World For? By Tom Pow and Robert Ingpen.

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The Stamp Collector by Jennifer Lanthier and François Thisdale.

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Always With You by Ruth Vander Zee and Ronald Himler, Two Is Enough by Janna Matthies and Tuesday Morning, My Mother’s Face by Roddy Doyle and Freya Blackwood, I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings with pictures by Shelagh McNicholas.

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Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault, Emily’s Blue Period by Cathleen Daly and Illustrations by Lisa Brown.

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Sea Change by Frank Viva, A Rule Is To Break: A Child’s Guide to Anarchy by John and Jana, The Blue Aspic by Edward Gorey.

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The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown and Christian Robinson, Rudi’s Pond by Eve Bunting and Ronald Himler, I Carry Your Heart With Me by E. E. Cummings and Mati McDonough.

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Al-Ghazali by Demi.

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Don’t Call Me Grandma by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Elizabeth Zunon, The Book Itch by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and R. Gregory Christie, The Cart That Carried Martin by Eve Bunting and Don Tate.

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Beatrice Doesn’t Want To by Laura Numeroff and Lynn Munsinger, Before I Leave by Jessixa Bagley, Ida Always by Caron Levis and Charles Santoso, The Bear And The Piano by David Litchfield.

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Young Charlotte Filmmaker by Frank Viva, Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts.

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A Child Of Books by Oliver Jeffers.

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Mimi’s Village And How Basic Health Care Transformed It by Katie Smith Milway and Eugenie Fernandes, This Child Every Child: A Book About The World’s Children by David J. Smith and Shelagh Armstrong, The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger To Having Enough by Katie Smith Milway and Sylvie Daigneault, Child Soldier: When Boys And Girls Are Used In War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine and illustrated by Claudia Davila, Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen and illustrated by Kristina Swarner.

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Changes by Anthony Browne, Look What I’ve Got by Anthony Browne, Willy the Wimp by Anthony Browne, One Gorilla: A Counting Book by Anthony Browne, Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne, Piggybook by Anthony Browne, Willy and Hugh by Anthony Browne, A Walk In The Park by Anthony Browne.

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Saluki Hound Of The Bedouin by Julia Johnson and Susan Keeble, Lugalbanda: The Boy Who Got Caught Up In A War (An Epic Tale From Ancient Iraq) by Kathy Henderson and Jane Ray, The Pearl Diver by Julia Johnson and Patricia Al Fakhri

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Fly Free! by Roseanne Thong and Eujin Kim Neilan, Good Fortune In A Wrapping Cloth by Joan Schoettler and Jessica Lanan.

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Waiting For Mummy by Tae-Jun Lee and Dong-Sung Kim, Wait! Wait! by Hatsue Nakawaki and Komako Sakai, Red Kite Blue Kite by Ji-li Jiang and Greg Ruth, Is Mommy? by Victoria Chang and Marla Frazee.

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Here I Am by Patti Kim and Sonia Sanchez, The Only Child by Guojing, The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland and Tatsuro Kiuchi.

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Grandma Lives In A Perfume Village by Fang Suzhen and Sonja Danowski, Sixteen Years In Sixteen Seconds by Paula Yoo and Dom Lee.

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The Blue Stone by Jimmy Liao, Steps and Stones by Gail Silver and Christiane Kromer, Be Water My Friend: The Early Years of Bruce Lee by Ken Mochizuki and Dom Lee.

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Creation by Bhajju Shyam and Gita Wolf, The London Jungle Book by Bhajju Shyam and Gita Wolf and Sirish Rao, The Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond.

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Looking For Atlantis by Colin Thompson, The Paperbag Prince by Colin Thompson.

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Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace the World’s First Computer Programmer by Fiona Robinson.

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The Storyteller by Evan Turk.

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I Am A Story by Dan Yaccarino, Ideas Are All Around by Philip C. Stead.

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Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago and Rafael Yockteng, One And All by Elisa Gehin.

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Dear Juno by Soyung Pak and Susan Kathleen Hartung, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous by Leslea Newman and Peter Ferguson, The Table Where Rich People Sit by Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall.

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Daniel Finds A Poem by Micha Archer, Be The Change: Grandfather Gandhi Story by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus with illustrations by Evan Turk.

That is a whole lot of books. Wouldn’t you agree? How about you, fellow bibliophiles? What books arrived in your doorstep over the past several weeks?

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