Book Without Words Helps Cement Vocabulary

Multicultural author has two new books—one that readers compose--for National Picture Book Month

Want to help kids cement their vocabulary skills? A new book—without words—can do just that.  "Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words" is designed to help children create their own narration to engaging, funny images. It is Karl Beckstrand’s eleventh book.

Illustrated by Ashley Sanborn of Lehi, UT, the story is about a Polar Bear that hitches a ride to Antarctica. He has never seen penguins before; to him they look like something fun to play with. So, the romp begins. The new title has been translated into more than twenty languages and  is available in paperback and ebook versions.

What would you do if Old MacDonald’s animals ruined your catering business? Ma MacDonald’s response is pretty clever in Beckstrand’s twelfth book: “Ma MacDonald Flees the Farm.” Activities include finding and naming animals and foods (for ages 3 - 8). The 32-page, soft cover and ebook was  illustrated by Alycia Mark of Providence, UT.

True to its multicultural tradition, Premio Publishing’s books feature learning activities and characters of color. Premio's mystery and language books, non-fiction, ebooks and app are nationally-lauded, invite family learning and together time, and often end with surprises. Premio is celebrating its tenth year.

Most titles may be found via, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble/NOOK,, iTunes, Follett/Title Wave, Ingram, Mackin and select booksellers.

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Premio Publishing & Gozo Books has been delighting families and educators since 2004. Non-fiction stories and biographies, multicultural app, ebook mysteries and activity books (geography, astronomy, bilingual and Spanish books with pronunciation guide, animals and children’s cookbook) have diverse characters in engaging, vivid color. Nationally-lauded (ForeWord Reviews, Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, Kirkus), these educational stories capture attention and create repeat readers. Not about ethnic or racial diversity, they simply feature black, white, Asian, Hispanic and mixed-race children--with family values like courage, sharing, and giving. Find multicultural children’s books via: Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble/Nook, Brodart, Amazon/Kindle, Ebsco, Follett Library Resources/Title Wave, Ingram, Mackin, iTunes, Kobo, Android, and (free online books). Like Multicultural Books on Facebook. 

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