Best Children's Multicultural Literature Books

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1. The Land of Stories Complete Paperback Gift Set

Author: by Chris Colfer
English
2896 pages
0316480843

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Dive into the complete #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories with this beautiful paperback gift set. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy-tale characters they grew up reading about.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer invites readers to join Alex and Conner from the beginning on their fairy-tale adventures in this gorgeous paperback boxed set, which includes all six books in the Land of Stories series: The Wishing Spell, The Enchantress Returns, A Grimm Warning, Beyond the Kingdoms, An Author’s Odyssey, and Worlds Collide.


2. Tikki Tikki Tembo

Author: by Arlene Mosel
Square Fish
English
48 pages

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Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo! Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent’s classic re-creation of an ancient Chinese folktale has hooked legions of children, teachers, and parents, who return, generation after generation, to learn about the danger of having such an honorable name as Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo.

Tikki Tikki Tembo is the winner of the 1968 Boston Globe – Horn Book Award for Picture Books.


3. One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (Oxford Story Collections)

Author: by Geraldine McCaughrean
Oxford University Press
English
288 pages

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King Shahryar kills a new wife every night, because he is afraid she will stop loving him. But his new bride Shahrazad has a clever plan to save herself. Her nightly stories-of Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba, and many other heroes and villains-are so engrossing that King Shahryar has to postpone her execution again and again…

This illustrated edition brings together all the Arabian Nights tales in an original retelling by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean. (paperback reissue of ISBN 0-19-274500-X)


4. The Mitten

Author: by Jan Brett
0399231099
English
32 pages

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In this bestselling modern classic, a young boy’s lost mitten leads to a charming snowy adventure. Jan Brett’s beautiful retelling is a family favorite and this sturdy board book is perfect for little hands. When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing.

One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see Nicki’s snowy outing in the borders of each page. In her distinctive style, Jan Brett brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes.

Jan Brett is also the creator of such wintery classics as The Hat, The Snowy Nap, The Three Snow Bears, The Animals’ Santa, and The Night Before Christmas. This book is also available in Spanish, as El mitn.”Grandmother knits snow-white mittens that Nikki takes on an adventure.


5. The Three Little Pigs (Keepsake Stories)

Author: by Patricia Seibert
Brighter Child

‎ English
32 pages

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THE THREE LITTLE PIGS: Featuring 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, this 8″ x 8″ story book tells the tale of the three pigs. Find out whose house really is the strongest when they each stand up to the big, bad wolf. Children will eagerly continue reading to see what will happen when the wolf shows up to stir up trouble!

CLASSIC STORIES: This classic retold tale captures a child’s interest, page after page, as they take their imagination on a magical journey through timeless stories and adventures. BENEFITS: Easy-to-follow story books are an excellent skill-building resource for reading comprehension, while introducing your child to hundreds of new words.

FAMILY STORY TIME: Reading together is a great way to bond with your child while also fostering communication, understanding, and a lifelong love for reading. BUILD A LIBRARY: Collect every title from the Keepsake Stories collection to create the perfect library that will enchant readers time and time again!


6. The Lion & the Mouse

Author: by Jerry Pinkney
English
40 pages
0316013560

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The Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney. In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney’s wordless adaptation of one of Aesop’s most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted.

After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he’d planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher’s trap. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes.


7. The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning (The Land of Stories, 3)

Author: by Chris Colfer
English
496 pages
0316406821

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In the third book in the New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories. Conner Bailey thinks his fairy-tale adventures are behind him-until he discovers a mysterious clue left by the famous Brothers Grimm.

With help from his classmate Bree and the outlandish Mother Goose, Conner sets off on a mission across Europe to crack a two-hundred-year-old code. Meanwhile, Alex Bailey is training to become the next Fairy Godmother… But her attempts at granting wishes never go as planned.

Will she ever be truly ready to lead the Fairy Council? When all signs point to disaster for the Land of Stories, Conner and Alex must join forces with their friends and enemies to save the day. But nothing can prepare them for the coming battle…

Or for the secret that will change the twins’ lives forever. The third book in the bestselling Land of Stories series puts the twins to the test as they must bring two worlds together!


8. Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book)

Author: by Janet Stevens
Harcourt Brace
English
40 pages

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In this Caldecott Honorwinning retelling by Janet Stevens, a wily Hare solves his family’s problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear into giving up half his crops. Once a upon a time, there was a lazy Bear and a clever Hare.

Bear had lots of money and lots of land but all he wanted to do was sleep. Hare had nothing but hungry children, so he came up with a plan to convince Bear to split his land down the middletops and bottoms.

Hare can work all day and Bear can sleep. It’s the perfect solution!Or is it? This hilarious Caldecott-honor picture book is perfect for fans of Louis and Unicorns Are the Worst!


9. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Author: by Chris Colfer
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July 17, 2012
English

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The first book in Chris Colfer’s #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories about two siblings who fall into a fairy-tale world! Alex and Conner Bailey’s world is about to change forever, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.

The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.

But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

10. The Empty Pot

Author: by Demi
English
32 pages
0805049002

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The Empty Pot is Demi’s beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom. The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom.

“Whoever can show me their best in a year’s time,” he proclaimed, “shall succeed me to the throne!”Ping plants his seed and tends it every day. But month after month passes, and nothing grows. When spring comes, Ping must go to the Emperor with nothing but an empty pot.

Demi’s exquisite art and beautifully simple text show how Ping’s embarrassing failure is turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. An American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.”

11. The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti/Mystery of the Maya/House of Danger (Choose Your Own Adventure 1-6) (Box Set 1)

Author: by R. A. Montgomery
Chooseco
English
864 pages

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This 6-book boxed set of interactive, Children's classics includes 6 books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series: The Abominable Snowman * Journey Under the Sea * Space and Beyond * The Lost Jewels of Nabooti * Mystery of the Maya * House of Danger. Widely commended for its appeal to reluctant readers, Choose Your Own Adventure is the 4th bestselling book series for children of all time.

These books are different from other books you’ve read before. There are dangers, choices, adventures, and consequences ahead of you, and only YOU can decide what happens next.BEWARE… The wrong decision could end in disaster-even death. But don’t despair, at any time YOU can go back to make another choice and change the path of your story.

This action-packed boxed set takes YOU on over one hundred adventures: travel back in time to become a great Mayan warrior, unpack your bags on your new planet that is located in a galaxy full of black holes, and sniff out clues at a creepy house full of counterfeiting chimpanzees, life-size Venus flytraps, and portals back to the Civil War era.

12. The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale

Author: by Angela Elwell Hunt
David C Cook
English
25 pages

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Featuring the wonderful illustrations of Tim Jonke, this best-selling childrens book tells the Easter story from a new and unusual point of view. Children will be deeply touched as they understand, perhaps for the first time, the significance of Christs life and his atoning sacrifice on the cross.

13. Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Keepsake Stories)

Author: by Candice Ransom
Brighter Child
English
32 pages

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS: Featuring 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, this 8″ x 8″ story book tells the story of the three bears who are in for quite a surprise when they return home and realize that a curious girl has made herself at home in their cottage.

Children will eagerly continue reading to see what the bears do when they find their dinner all eaten up! CLASSIC STORIES: This classic retold tale captures a child’s interest, page after page, as they take their imagination on a magical journey through timeless stories and adventures.

BENEFITS: Easy-to-follow story books are an excellent skill-building resource for reading comprehension, while introducing your child to hundreds of new words. FAMILY STORY TIME: Reading together is a great way to bond with your child while also fostering communication, understanding, and a lifelong love for reading.

BUILD A LIBRARY: Collect every title from the Keepsake Stories collection to create the perfect library that will enchant readers time and time again!

14. Classic Tales from India: How Ganesh Got His Elephant Head and Other Stories

Author: by Vatsala Sperling
Bear Cub Books
English
240 pages

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Eight beautifully illustrated traditional stories that immerse the reader in the ancient culture of India as well as impart important life lessons Shares classic tales from India, including stories drawn from the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, and the Puranas, translated by the authors Illustrated throughout with glowing full-color paintings in traditional Indian style prepared according to the traditional Hindu canon With this full-color illustrated collection of classic tales from India, you will learn about the playful, loyal, strong, loving, and wise gods, goddesses, and heroes of India.

You will discover how the deity Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, got his elephant head, how the goddess Parvati won the heart of the great god Shiva, and how the goddess Ganga came to Earth from Heaven in the form of the holy Ganges River.

You will discover how Krishna’s childhood as superhero and mischievous boy prepared him to fulfill his destiny as an avatar of the god Vishnu. In two tales drawn from the Ramayana, you will learn about prince Ram and his victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana and how the monkey-god Hanuman moved a medicine mountain to save Ram’s brother.

15. Jack and the Beanstalk (Keepsake Stories)

Author: by Carol Ottolenghi
Brighter Child
English
32 pages

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: Featuring 32 pages of fresh, captivating illustrations, this 8″ x 8″ story book tells the tale of Jack as he watches in amazement as his magic beans grow into a beanstalk that reaches beyond the clouds! CLASSIC STORIES: This classic retold tale captures a child’s interest, page after page, as they take their imagination on a magical journey through timeless stories and adventures.

BENEFITS: Easy-to-follow story books are an excellent skill-building resource for reading comprehension, while introducing your child to hundreds of new words. FAMILY STORY TIME: Reading together is a great way to bond with your child while also fostering communication, understanding, and a lifelong love for reading.

BUILD A LIBRARY: Collect every title from the Keepsake Stories collection to create the perfect library that will enchant readers time and time again!

16. Grimm's Fairy Tales (Calla Editions)

Author: by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Calla Editions

English
336 pages

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This Calla Edition of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm is drawn from the mammoth collection first published in 1909 and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. His 40 full-color plates, plus innumerable black-and-white spot elements, get sensitive treatment in a design that retains the best features of the original, including the ornate gilt stamping on the case.