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Black and Asian Characters: Books for Babies and Toddlers -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Black, Asian & Other Diasporas /
Related booklists: Baby and Toddlers' Books, Black and Asian Characters: Children's Picture Story Books,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Hey Black Child (Board book) by Useni Eugene Perkins, illustrated by Bryan Collier
    Hey Black Child (Board book) - by Useni Eugene Perkins, illustrated by Bryan Collier

    £5.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780316360296 | ISBN 10: 0316360295

    Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.  Hey black child, Do you know who you are? Who really are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: Snow White (Board Book) by Misa Saburi
    Once Upon a World: Snow White (Board Book) - by Misa Saburi

    £5.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781481471855 | ISBN 10: 1481471856

    The classic story of Snow White gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Japanese spin on the beloved fairy tale!  Once upon a time, there was a princess called Snow White. She lived in a magnificent castle with her stepmother, a beautiful but wicked ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosa Loves Dinosaurs (Board Book) by Jessica Spanyol
    Rosa Loves Dinosaurs (Board Book) - by Jessica Spanyol

    £4.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786281241 | ISBN 10: 1786281244

    Let’s find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today! An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby Loves Coding! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan
    Baby Loves Coding! - by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan

    £6.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781580898843 | ISBN 10: 158089884x

    Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners.   Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book showcases the use of logic, sequence, and patterns to solve problems. Can Baby think like a coder to fix ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice! (Board Book) by Loryn Brantz
    Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice! (Board Book) - by Loryn Brantz

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781368022798 | ISBN 10: 1368022790

    Feminist Baby is learning to talk She says what she thinks and it totally rocks! Feminist Babies stand up tall “Equal rights and toys for all!”   Feminist Baby is back for more adventures - with new friends in tow! - in this refresh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan
    Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) - by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481490726 | ISBN 10: 1481490729

    The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.   With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who le ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby
    Baby's First Words - by Christiane Engel

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782853213 | ISBN 10: 1782853219

    Say "hello" to your new favorite first words book! Baby's First Words was designed by a child development expert to support the way babies naturally learn language - and to start conversations!   Featuring a family with two dads, this pioneer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme  (Board Book) by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole
    Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme (Board Book) - by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785533372 | ISBN 10: 1785533371

    Peek into the Liverpool night, and say night-night to all your favourite places.  Night-Night Liverpool is a wonderful bedtime story book and the perfect way to end the day. Children will love reading the localised rhyming text that journeys thr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Go to Playgroup - by Pamela Venus

    £5.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911402046 | ISBN 10: 1911402048

    An early concept book that celebrates diversity. Rennai goes to playgroup and has fun painting, singing, playing with her friends...  A board book for early years with beautiful illustrations by Pamela Venus. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Feed the Ducks - by Pamela Venus

    £5.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911402022 | ISBN 10: 1911402021

    An early concept book celebrating diversity. Max and his dad go up the hill, past the playground, around the corner... to feed the ducks.  A board book for early years with sumptuous illustrations by Pamela Venus. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan
    Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! - by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan

    £8.50   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781580895415 | ISBN 10: 1580895417

    Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this book explores the basics of flight – from birds, to planes and rockets – and ties it all to baby’s world.  Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Baby Bedtimes by Maya Ajmera
    Global Baby Bedtimes - by Maya Ajmera

    £5.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781580897082 | ISBN 10: 1580897088

    Shhhhhhhh... the babies are sleeping. Babies all around the world cuddle, snuggle, and drift off to sleep.   From Panama to Peru, Argentina to Vietnam, and many stops in between, babies everywhere have their own bedtimes. The locations may be dif ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Know a Lot! by Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham
    I Know a Lot! - by Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham

    £4.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781419709388 | ISBN 10: 1419709380

    This third book in Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham's empowerment series celebrates the feats of growing out of toddlerhood with increased knowledge.  Whether comparing heavy rocks to lighter flowers, or noting that the sunlight delineates th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lulu Loves Stories by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw
    Lulu Loves Stories - by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw

    £4.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907825002 | ISBN 10: 1907825002

    Lulu and her daddy love to go to the library together. Each night Lulu reads a story and then next day she acts it out. She becomes... a fairy princess, a pilot, a farmer, a mummy and a tiger! What will Lulu be next? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Babies by Global Fund for Children
    Global Babies - by Global Fund for Children

    £5.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781580891745 | ISBN 10: 1580891748

    Appealing photos of babies from seventeen cultures around the globe are woven together by simple narration. Global Babies presents children in cultural context. Diverse settings highlight specific differences in clothing, daily life, and traditions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney
    Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children - by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney

    £6.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780439802512 | ISBN 10: 0439802512

    Using poetic language and stunning photographs, the Pinkneys create a remarkable affirmation of the beauty and diversity of African-American children in this board book edition of their bestselling picture book.  Full color. ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Love My Hair! by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
    I Love My Hair! - by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

    £5.99   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780316525589 | ISBN 10: 0316525588

    First published in hardcover in 1998, and then in paperback in 2001, I Love My Hair! has sold remarkably well, and proved that there was indeed a demand for African-American children's books. Now in board book to reach an even younger audience! Now b ... more

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