Awesome Little Beings Children’s Book Week Picks

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

We hope you enjoyed Children’s book week as much as we did. We were working on fun collaborations and projects, including some that involved selecting some of our favourite book picks. And we’re sharing them […]

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Why Books Featuring Children of Color are So Powerful

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Originally posted on mom.me

I don’t recall reading books that featured many—if any—black children before the age of 10. If books did feature a black character, I’d brace myself for the inevitable racial slur that would lead […]

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But…that’s Not My Grandpa!

April 28th, 2015|1 Comment

The kids at our October 12th story-time  were very entertaining. I have to give myself props here too; I must be half decent at this book reading thing if I can engage kids in a TOY […]

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Books, sleep and building (community)

April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Now THAT’S what I’m talking about. Today’s session at Miracle Mile Toys & Games was a hit! A few of us followed the storytime with a coffee and chat and we talked about all sorts, […]

Dont Forget to Save Your Space at the Awesome Little Beings Storytime, October 12

October 7th, 2013|0 Comments

If you're in or near the Miracle Mile area this Saturday morning at 11come to our storytime session. Its free... And in a very fly toy store...but we'll distract the kids so you can play!

My 3-Year-Old has Experienced Racism (and yours probably has too) :: racismreview.com

October 7th, 2013|0 Comments

I’m pretty sure I’ve talked about this article before, but it resonates so much I have to re post. This is why I do what I do. It’s why I stress the importance of putting […]

Saturday, August 24: Awesome Little Beings at Miracle Mile Toys and Games

August 17th, 2013|0 Comments

Our next session is in the Miracle Mile area, this Saturday at 10am. It’s free and in a toy store peoples! So book your space – click the link on the menu bar and follow […]

#KidReads Live! | Events | 89.3 KPCC

July 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Saturday was wonderful. I got kids to read in Spanish to me, read stories from Africa and discovered a new story based in India. We made some puppets and talked about how literacy encompasses more […]

ALB Book Picks

Lula Lullaby by Erin Eitter Kono

Illustrated by Erin Eitter Kono

BIG BOX FOR BEN by Deborah Bruss

Illustrated by Tomek Bogacki

One Love by Cedella Marley

Illustrated by Vanessa Newton

Video Interviews

New: Video Interviews

May 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Watch this space for our one on one interviews with authors and illustrators who are creating books with children of color in mind.



Cedella Marley
Cedella Marley
Cedella Marley (born on 23 August 1967) is a Jamaican singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, and entrepreneur.
Deborah Bruss
Deborah Bruss
In 1999, Deborah, her husband and two sons adopted two girls Since then, she has had an award-winning picture book and a board book published.