Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • A special 25th anniversary edition of a modern classic, this is a tender, exuberant celebration of modern family life.Mum and baby are home alone when - DING DONG! - Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And th...


  • A collection of favourite tales gathered from the many different islands of the Caribbean, one of the world's richest sources of traditional storytelling. From the very first Kingfisher to Anansi the Spider Man, these lively retellings full of humour...


  • Hurricane Kieron and Rusharound Ria were always in a hurry. They never walked anywhere. They always ran. They went zzzzooooommm, zigga zigga, yow, yow, yow, wheeeeeeee all day long. And they didn't stop until it was time to go to bed. But then, one d...


  • A beautiful picture book that tells children that it is okay to be afraid. Who was the mysterious Ti Bolom? Could he be real or was he just one of Grandma's inventions from her Caribbean childhood? Illustrator Caroline Binch and writer Trish Cooke--b...





  • Auntie and Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and all the cousins want to hug and kiss the new baby—they all love the baby SO MUCH! Illustrations by Helen Oxenbury brim with the warmth of a large, loving extended family.Mom and baby are home alone when...


  • 'Hopscotch Myths' is a series of exciting stories based on classic myths and legends from around the world. In this story, Anansi is annoyed because Turtle has dropped in for dinner. Anansi doesn't want to share his food, so the cunning spider plays ...






  • Why does the agouti have no tail? How did the dog lose his bone? Why can't the wasp make honey? Find the answer to these and other intriguing questions in Trish Cooke's exciting collection of Caribbean tales. The stories are told in a gentle rhyming ...


  • Warm, welcoming illustrations spice up this rhythmical ode to the joys of family and food - full, full, full of pleasures for all.For the youngest member of an exuberant extended family, Sunday dinner at Grannie’s can be full indeed - full of hugs ...


  • Remembering the good times they've shared with their Grandpa under a tree that has constantly changed with the passing of the seasons, they reflect on the love they have for one another and come to the realization that the love they share will never ...