Planet Picture Book

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...

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...

Cuba

Cuba has a youth and adult literacy rate of 100% (or near enough), according to figures from UNICEF. Who knew? Not me! This exceptional score is the result of a nationwide campaign that started back in 1961. The National Literacy Campaign mobilised...