Planet Picture Book

Mama’s Nightingale

Saya’s mother is in a detention centre in the United States because she does not have the right papers. Saya misses her, but is comforted by the sound of Mama’s voice on weekly cassette recordings. One day, she decides to write her story to...

Eight Days: A Story of Haiti

A huge earthquake strikes Port-au-Prince in Haiti. Seven-year-old Junior is pulled from under the rubble that was once his house after being trapped for eight days. He tells the media how he resorted to his imagination to survive his ordeal. Eight...

Haiti

So we hop 11,505 km (it’s a long hop) from Samoa in the South Pacific to another very different island in the Caribbean Sea: Haiti. Haiti has a rich literary history, but publishers only started taking an interest in children’s books in the late...