Planet Picture Book

Archive - December 2017

Mango, Abuela, and Me

Mia’s grandmother arrives to live in Mia’s family home, but communication is a problem. Abuela doesn’t speak any English and Mia cannot express herself fluently in Spanish. Enter Mango the parrot, the perfect bilingual learning companion and...

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

La Paz is a very lively, noisy village until the villagers elect a new mayor. Silence reigns for seven years under the restrictive Don Pepe, until the arrival of a determined and courageous rooster who loves to sing. Open this book and you’re flung...

Drum Dream Girl

‘Drum Dream Girl’ is inspired by a true story about a Chinese-African-Cuban girl, Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who loved to play the drums and fulfilled her dream despite the odds stacked against her. Cuba leapt out as a must-go-soon...