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I've Been Around the World...

This list includes multicultural picture books that take place in different countries around the world. Stories include fairytales and folktales as well as not-so-fairy-folky tales.

26 items

My beautiful birds

Del Rizzo, Suzanne. |

Rain school

Rumford, James, 1948- |

Elena's story

Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.) |

A concert in the sand

Shem-Tov, Tami, 1969- |

Monsoon afternoon

Sheth, Kashmira. |

Anna carries water

Senior, Olive, author. |

The princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes

Tonatiuh, Duncan, author, illustrator. |

Jóhonaa'éí : bringer of dawn

Tsinajinnie, Veronica, 1978- |

The matatu

Walters, Eric, 1957- |

The wheels on the tuk tuk

Sehgal, Surishtha, author. |

Along the river

Starkoff, Vanina, 1981- author. |

All aboard for the Bobo Road

Davies, Stephen, 1976- author. |

Don't spill the milk

Davies, Stephen, 1976- |

The herd boy

Daly, Niki. |

The wooden camel

Kahiu, Wanuri, author. |

Hand over hand

Fullerton, Alma, author. |

In a cloud of dust

Fullerton, Alma. |

Sleep well Siba & Saba

Isdahl, Nansubuga Nagadya, author. |

Stolen words

Florence, Melanie, author. |

The moon lady

Tan, Amy. |

The paper-flower tree : a tale from Thailand

Ayer, Jacqueline. |

For some reason, my eye was drawn to this book on our library shelves. Originally published in the early 1960s, the story regards the innocence of childhood and its simple belief in everyday magic.