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Bilingual contemporary stories are useful tools for teaching and learning foreign languages and English as a Second Language.  They also provide a fun way to expose children to traditions in other cultures (see Wibbly Wobbly Tooth, Mei Ling's Hiccups, Welcome to the World Baby). 
Some stories are particularly good for helping children appreciate diversity and build self-esteem and self-confidence (Floppy, Floppy's Friends, That's My Mum, All Kinds of Beliefs could all be used in diversity education programs).  Others will make them comfortable with new situations (Nita Goes to Hospital, Sahir Goes to the Dentist, Tom and Sofia Start School) or help them deal with their feelings and fears (Flash, Bang, Wheee!, Sam's First Day, Ellie's Secret Diary, All Kinds of Feellings). 
There are classic books that can help kids learn about numbers (Handa's Hen), colors (Brown Bear, Brown Bear) foods (Lima's Red Hot Chilli, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Handa's Surprise), animals (Walking Through the Jungle, Splash!, Dear Zoo), and more.  Others are just fun to read and sing with your children (Wheels on the Bus, Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes).
The characters in the stories reflect the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity in our communities and some stories include beautiful illustrations of settings around the world (e.g. Jamaica, Africa).  The dual language books are available in English with Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Shona, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba and more.
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Dear Zoo - Bilingual Book Dear Zoo (bilingual)

by Rod Campbell

Our Price: $11.95
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes - Bilingual Book Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes (bilingual)

by Annie Kubler

Our Price: $11.95
The Wheels on the Bus - Bilingual Book The Wheels on the Bus (bilingual)

by Annie Kubler
illustrated by Annie Kubler

Our Price: $11.95
Row, Row, Row Your Boat - Bilingual Book Row, Row, Row Your Boat (bilingual)

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Our Price: $11.95
If You're Happy and You Know It - Bilingual Book If You're Happy and You Know It (bilingual)

by Annie Kubler

Our Price: $11.95
Let's Go to the Park Bilingual Board Book for Preschool in English with Chinese, Farsi, French, Italian, Kurdish, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu Let's Go to the Park (bilingual)

Let's Go to the Park

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Bilingual Book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (bilingual)

by Eric Carle
illustrated by Bill Martin, Jr

Our Price: $14.45
Farmer Duck - Bilingual Book Farmer Duck (bilingual)

by Martin Waddell
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Our Price: $14.45
Handa's Surprise - Bilingual Book Handa's Surprise (bilingual)

by Eileen Browne
illustrated by Eileen Browne

Our Price: $14.45
Lima's Red Hot Chilli - Bilingual Book Lima's Red Hot Chilli (bilingual)

by David Mills
illustrated by Derek Brazell

Our Price: $14.45
Mei Ling's Hiccups - Bilingual Book Mei Ling's Hiccups (bilingual)

by David Mills
illustrated by Derek Brazell

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Bilingual Book The Very Hungry Caterpillar (bilingual)

by Eric Carle
illustrated by Eric Carle

Our Price: $15.95
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Walking Through The Jungle - Bilingual Book Walking Through The Jungle (bilingual)

by Debbie Harter
illustrated by Debbie Harter

Our Price: $16.95
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Bilingual Book We're Going on a Bear Hunt (bilingual)

by Michael Rosen
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

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What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby? - Bilingual Book What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby? (bilingual)

by Cressida Cowell
illustrated by Ingrid Godon

Our Price: $14.45
Augustus and His Smile - Bilingual Book in Arabic, Farsi, French, Spanish, Vietnamese, and many other languages. Multicultural book for children. Augustus and His Smile (bilingual book)

by Catherine Rayner

Our Price: $16.95
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Keeping Up with Cheetah - Bilingual Book Keeping Up with Cheetah (bilingual)

by Lindsay Camp
illustrated by Jill Newton

Our Price: $16.95
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Brrmm! Let's Go! - Bilingual Book Brrmm! Let's Go! (bilingual)

by Julie Kingdon
illustrated by Leo Broadley

Our Price: $14.45
Goal! Let's Play! - Bilingual Book Goal! Let's Play! (bilingual)

by Joe Marriott
illustrated by Algy Craig Hall

Our Price: $14.45
Yum! Let's Eat! - Bilingual Book Yum! Let's Eat! (bilingual)

by Thando Maclaren
illustrated by Jacqueline East

Our Price: $14.45
Sports Day in the Jungle - Bilingual Book Sports Day in the Jungle (bilingual)

Written and Illustrated by Jill Newton

Our Price: $14.45
Aliens Love Underpants - Bilingual Book Aliens Love Underpants (bilingual)

Written by Claire Freedman
Illustrated by Ben Cort

Our Price: $14.45
Handa's Hen - Bilingual Book Handa's Hen (bilingual)

by Eileen Browne

Our Price: $14.45
My Daddy is a Giant - Bilingual Book My Daddy is a Giant (bilingual)

by Carl Norac
illustrated by Ingrid Godon

Our Price: $14.45
I'm Coming to Get You - Bilingual Book I'm Coming to Get You (bilingual)

by Henriette Barkow
illustrated by Sarah Garson

Our Price: $14.45
The Wild Washerwomen - Bilingual Book The Wild Washerwomen (bilingual)

by Henriette Barkow
illustrated by Sarah Garson

Our Price: $14.45
Alfie's Angels - Bilingual Children's Book in Arabic, Chinese, French, German. Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and many other languages. Inspiring story for diverse classrooms. Alfie's Angels (bilingual book)

by Henriette Barkow
illustrated by Sarah Garson

Our Price: $16.95
Ellie's Secret Diary - Bilingual Book Ellie's Secret Diary (Don't bully me) (bilingual)

by Henriette Barkow
illustrated by Sarah Garson

Our Price: $16.95
Grandma's Saturday Soup - Bilingual Book Grandma's Saturday Soup (bilingual)

by Sally Fraser
illustrated by Derek Brazell

Our Price: $16.95
   
 
Bilingual Contemporary Stories