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Win a set of 9 Picture Books

Books Giveaway

Win a set of 9 Picture Books to teach your children about diversity & inclusion The winner will get this parcel of nine picture books from Lantana Publishing. Not only will they broaden children’s worldview, they will also make good tools to teach children about mutual respect. Books included: – Chicken in the Kitchen, – Phoenix…

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N is for North Korea: A children book of a different culture

N is for North Korea - Multicultural children book cover

A children book of a different culture N is for North Korea is a children book written by Trevor Eissler and illustrated by Mathew J. Baek. The book tells the story of Na-young: a young girl from North Korea with two pet grasshoppers, a pretty yellow dress and a cousin in South Korea. The story…

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Spring Festival: Top 8 Children’s book for Lunar/Chinese New Year

Spring Festival, or normally known as Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, is one of the oldest festivals in Chinese culture. Chinese and non-Chinese alike all over the world come together in celebration with dumplings, lion dances, new clothes, feasts and more. To introduce this festival to you and your little ones, I have included some…

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London – the diverse city where One Dear World was inspired (Part 1)

How diverse is London? When talking about London, people may think of its iconic bits, i.e. the Queen, Big Ben, afternoon tea, red double decker buses, the British Foot Guards with fluffy Bearskin hats, etc. Actually, London has more to offer and is one of the most diverse cities in the world. To give you…

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Why children (boys and girls!) should play traditional soft dolls

Being a mum myself doesn’t make me an expert in parenting all of a sudden, but from the day Alex was born, I realise parenthood is a lifelong learning process to me and there is always something to learn along the way. Internet provides great resources nowadays but the flow of information can be overwhelming,…

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My Two Grannies: No two grannies are the same, but love is

I grabbed this book from the local library for some inspiration of my black and white mix doll and I’m surprised how much I can relate to this story. “The main character Alvina has two grannies: Grannie Vero from Trinidad and Grannie Rose from England. When her parents go on vacation, both grannies arrive to look after…

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How a journey to Ghana sparks the idea of a social enterprise

Thanks to my husband Rafael’s initiation to an international community project with JCI London, I was lucky enough to join him and another 3 team members delivering 1,000 malaria nets to Ghana in 2014. Having lived my whole life in developed cities like Hong Kong and London, I only got to know about the life in Sub-Saharan…

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