Awesome Little Beings Children’s Book Week Picks

By |May 13th, 2015|

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 […]

Why Books Featuring Children of Color are So Powerful

By |May 13th, 2015|

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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 […]

But…that’s Not My Grandpa!

By |April 28th, 2015|

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 […]

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

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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.