Over the past few months the PaperTigers’ website has been focusing on the theme of Water in Multicultural Children’s Books. If you haven’t visited the site lately do check it out and see what treasures we have compiled . Highlights include:
The Illustrators’ Gallery which features the work of :
Acclaimed Indian artist Pulak Biswas.
Chinese artist Li Jian.
Water illustrations selected from previous PaperTigers Gallery features.
A River of Stories: Water-Themed Stories for Multicultural Readers by Alice Curry (who we had a lovely chance meeting with at the 2012 Bologna Children’s Book Fair)
My Water Story by Deepa Balsavar
Book of the Month:
One Arm Point Remote Community School,
Our World: Bardi Jaawi, Life at Ardiyooloon
Magabala Books, 2010.
A stunning, encyclopaedic book put together by the children from the One Arm Point Remote Community School at Ardiyooloon in Western Australia, along with their School Culture Team, School Staff, and Community Elders, as well as others from the local community.
Be sure also to pay a visit to the PaperTigers Outreach site and find out all about our Spirit of PaperTigers project, seeking to further our goal of fostering empathy, understanding and peace, by focusing on books and water as ways of promoting education, literacy and development.