These books would be ideal for the European Day of Languages on 26th September or for any celebrations of languages throughout the year of course.
In no particular order:
- Patates, Lionel Le Néouanic, Seuil Jeunesse - blog below!
What happens when a family of sweet potatoes moves next door to potatoes? Find out in this book! This story reminds you not to be scared of people who may look different as deep down we are all the same. full blog below!
- Enfants du monde, Kididoc, Nathan
This book show how different children's lives are around the world.
- Sept milliards de visages, Peter Spier, l'école de loisirs
This is so funny, because the edition I have is called "Cinq milliards de visage"... how much has the world population increased?!
This book goes into details about the variety in the human race, cultures etc whilst also focusing on what we have in common and pointing out that it would not be as interesting if we were all the same.
- Say hello, Rachel Isadora, Nancy Paulsen Books - blog below!
Follow a little girl and her dog as they walk around her neighbourhood, she does her shopping and they greet different people in different languages! It is a very cute story. Blog below!
- Hello world, Jonathan Litton, Caterpillar Books
This is a beautiful book where the world is split into continents and you find out about its many languages and how you can say hello and goodbye in a lot of them!
Added in September 2019:
What is YOUR favourite book for languages day?
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