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BILINGUAL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Arranged by Language:

This page provides a list of bilingual children's books, with all of the text written in English and one of many world languages. For a list of books that feature translation of some the text, please see our World Language Words in English Language Children's Books booklist.



Tagalog

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
TA J398.24 CHANG Chang, Monica The Mouse Bride
A mouse goes to the sun, cloud, wind, and wall in search of the strongest husband for his daughter, only to find him among his own kind.
1994
TA J398.24 CHANG Chang, Monica The Mouse Bride: A Chinese Folktale / Ang nobya ng daga: Neethancheen
A mouse goes to the sun, cloud, wind, and wall in search of the strongest husband for his daughter, only to find him among his own kind.
1994
TA J398.24 CHANG Chang, Monica Story of the Chinese Zodiac / Ang kuwento ng kalendaryong Tsina
Rats and cats were once close friends, until the race that decided the rat's place in the zodiac cycle. The story is retold with magnificent paper-carving illustrations. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
1994
TA J915.99 ROMUL Romulo, Liana Filipino Friends
"Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language..."
2007
TA JE Pfister, Marcus The Rainbow Fish / Ang bahagharing isda
Rainbow-colored foil stamping is used throughout this book to enhance the story's gentle message: the best possessions are the ones that are shared.
1995
TA JE ROBLE Robles, Anthony Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel / Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel
When Lakas strolls through his neighborhood one sunny afternoon, the last thing he expects to find is a group of tap-dancing, drum-beating, karaoke-singing new friends. But his friends face a crisis: their home, the Hotel Makibaka, is about to be sold...
2006
TA JE ROBLE Robles, Anthony Lakas and the Manilatown Fish / Si Lakas at ang Isdang Manilatown
Can a fish talk? Can it jump and play and run -- especially run -- just like a small boy? When Lakas and his dad go shopping, they meet a very special fish that can do all these things and more.
2003

Tamil

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
TM JE COWEL Cowell, Cressida What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby?
The dog, cat, duck, and cow try various ways to soothe the Boo-hoo Baby and stop him from crying, including feeding him, bathing him, and playing with him.
2002
TM JE MARTI Martin, Bill Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Exuberantly colored artwork and favorite animals make this rhythmic story the perfect introduction to looking and learning about colors.
2004

Thai

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
THA J PAPERBK DRISC Driscoll, Laura Vidia and the Fairy Crown
2006
THA J PAPERBK ERWIN Erwin, Vicki Scooby-Doo and You: The Case of The Theater Phantom
2004
THA J PAPERBK GELSE Gelsey, James Scooby-Doo and You: The Case of The Glowing Alien
2004
THA J PAPERBK GELSE Gelsey, James Scooby-Doo and You: The Case of The Singing Ghost
2004
THA J PAPERBK KAABE Kaaberbol, Lene Brimstone Music
2005
THA J PAPERBK MCCAN McCann, Jesse Leon Scooby-Doo and You: The Case of The Mad Mermaid
2004
THA J PAPERBK THORP Thorpe, Kiki The Trouble with Tink
Tinker Bell, a pots-and-pans fairy who loves fixing things, has lost her hammer and now everything she tries to repair goes wrong, but in order to get her talent back, she may have to visit a former friend who once hurt her feelings.
2006
THA J398.209593 MacDonald, Margaret Read The Girl Who Wore Too Much: A Folktale from Thailand
Like most young girls, Aree likes fine clothing and jewelry. But she is just a wee bit spoiled and has more dresses and accessories than she needs. So when word comes of a dance to be held in the next village, Aree can't make up her mind: Now I can show off my fine clothes! But which color shall I wear? The pink, the fuchsia, the scarlet? The sky blue or aquamarine? Maybe violet? Deep purple? Magenta? Maybe chartreuse? Or emerald green?
1998
THA JER EEYOR Eeyore Finds Friends
2004
THA JER POOHS Pooh's Surprise Basket
2004

Turkish

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
T J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer Ve Hava / Elmer's Weather
Elmer the patchwork elephant experiences wind, storms, fog, snow, and other kinds of weather.
1998
T J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer Ve Renkler / Elmer's Colours
Work by David McKee. Chinese edition of Elmer's Colours. Elmer has all the colors. Which is your favorite color? Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
1998
T J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer'in Arkadas,lari / Elmer's Friends
Although Elmer's friends are all different, they have one thing in common.
1998
T J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer'in Bir Günü / Elmer's Day
Elmer has a busy day.
1998
T J394.26 SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Kutlama / Celebrating
These books take you around the world to find out what people celebrate:nbsp;a winning game, holidays, or birthdays.
2000
T JE COWEL Cowell, Cressida What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby?
The dog, cat, duck, and cow try various ways to soothe the Boo-hoo Baby and stop him from crying, including feeding him, bathing him, and playing with him.
2002
T JE MARTI Martin, Bill Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
2004
T JE MYCEK Mycek-Wodecki, Anna Minutka: The Bilingual Dog
2008
T JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Daisy and the Egg / Daisy ve Yumurta
Daisy's Auntie Buttercup is sitting on four eggs: three of her own and one for Mamma Duck. Daisy is so excited soon she will have a little brother or sister. But hatching an egg isn't always that easy, as Daisy soon finds out.
2000
T JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Haydi Daisy! / Come on, Daisy!
Daisy the Duckling was busy chasing dragonflies and bouncing on the lily pads when she looked around, Mamma Duck wasn't there any more, and Daisy was all alone.
2000
T JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Gülümseme / Smiling
Children learn what brings people together in the wonderful Small World series. These charming books take children around the world to discover what makes people smile.
2000
T JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Tas,ima / Carrying
These books take you around the world to find out what people carry: A rucksack full of books or perhapsnbsp;a baby sister or brother
2000
T JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Yeme / Eating
Travel around the world to find out what people eat.
2000
T JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Nana Nine / Grandma Nana
Beloved by all children, Grandma Nana is known for telling wonderful stories and riddles that make everyone laugh.nbsp;She also has a very special doll, unlike any the children have seen before, that is very close to her heart.
2000
T JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Sihirli misir tanesi / The Lucky Grain of Corn
When a bird steals the lucky grain of corn his parents gave him, Soro must runnbsp;after the feathered thief, meeting friendly animals and learning important lessons along the way.
2000
T JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Sular Kraliçesi ve Canavar / Mamy Wata and the Monster
When Mamy Wata, the queen of all waters, findsnbsp;a supposedly frightening monster crying in his cave, she is touched by his tears and wonders how she can make him happy again
2000
T JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Kahraman Kurbag(a / Frog is a Hero
Frog becomes a hero when he risks his life to help his friendsnbsp;during a flood.
1995
T JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Kurbag(a Olmak Ne Güzel / Frog is Frog
Throughnbsp;Frog's adventures, he learns that his friends love him for being himself an ordinary green frog.
1996
T JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Kurbag(a ve Koca Dünya / Frog and the Wide World
When Frog ventures out in the wide world, he soon discovers he misses home.
2000
T JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Kurbag(a ve Yabanci / Frog and the Stranger
Frog helps his friends learn that Rat, a stranger, is not bad just because he's different.
2000

Urdu

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
UR J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Colours
1998
UR J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Day
Elmer has a busy day.
1998
UR J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Friends
Although Elmer's friends are all different, they have one thing in common.
1998
UR J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Weather
1998
UR J394.26 SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Celebrating
Takes readers around the world to find out what people celebrate: a winning game, holidays, or birthdays.
2000
UR JE AKTAR Aktar, Nasreen Samira's Eid
1999
UR JE CARLE Carle, Eric The Very Hungry Caterpillar
1992
UR JE COWEL Cowell, Cressida What Shall We Do With the Boo Hoo Baby?
The dog, cat, duck, and cow try various ways to soothe the Boo-hoo Baby and stop him from crying, including feeding him, bathing him, and playing with him.
2002
UR JE ROBER Robert, Na'ima bint Journey Through Islamic Art
2005
UR JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Come on Daisy
Daisy the Duckling was busy chasing dragonflies and bouncing on the lily pads-when she looked around, Mamma Duck wasn't there any more, and Daisy was all alone.
2000
UR JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Daisy and the Egg
Daisy's Auntie Buttercup is sitting on four eggs: three of her own and one for Mamma Duck. Daisy is so excited soon she will have a little brother or sister. But hatching an egg isn't always that easy, as Daisy soon finds out.
2000
UR JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Carrying
Takes readers around the world to find out what people carry: A rucksack full of books or perhaps a baby sister or brother.
2000
UR JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Eating
Travel around the world to find out what people eat.
2000
UR JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Smiling
Explores the importance of smiling to people all over the world.
2004
UR JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Grandma Nana
Beloved by all children, Grandma Nana is known for telling wonderful stories and riddles that make everyone laugh.nbsp;She also has a very special doll, unlike any the children have seen before, that is very close to her heart.
2000
UR JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Mamy Wata and the Monster
When Mamy Wata, the queen of all waters, findsnbsp;a supposedly frightening monster crying in his cave, she is touched by his tears and wonders how she can make him happy again.
2000
UR JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique The Lucky Grain of Corn
When a bird steals the lucky grain of corn his parents gave him, Soro must run after the feathered thief, meeting friendly animals and learning important lessons along the way.
2000
UR JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog and the Stranger
Frog helps his friends learn that Rat, a stranger, is not bad just because he's different.
2000
UR JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog and the Wide World
When Frog ventures out in the wide world, he soon discovers he misses home.
2000
UR JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog is a Hero
Frog becomes a hero when he risks his life to help his friends during a flood.
1995
UR JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog is Frog
Through Frog's adventures, he learns that his friends love him for being himself an ordinary green frog.
2000

Vietnamese

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
VI J BARKO Barkow, Henriette Ellie's [My] Secret Diary / Nhat ky be mat cua Ellie
Bullying is a major misery in many children's lives and this diary is a moving account of one girl's experience of being bullied. The diary gives children and teachers the chance to talk about bullying in an open and clear way.
2004
VI J BOARDBK CAMPB Campbell, Rod Dear Zoo
Each animal arriving from the zoo as a possible pet fails to suit its prospective owner, until just the right one is found. Movable flaps reveal the contents of each package
2004
VI J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Colors
1998
VI J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Day
Elmer has a busy day.
1998
VI J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Friends
Although Elmer's friends are all different, they have one thing in common.
1998
VI J BOARDBK MCKEE McKee, David Elmer's Weather
Elmer loves all different types of weather, but which one is his favorite?
1998
VI J TRAN Tran-Khanh-Tuyet The Little Weaver of Thai-Yen Village
A young Vietnamese girl maintains her own cultural identity while struggling to adjust to America.
1987
VI J394.26 CUNG Cung Vu Mid-Autumn Festival Tale
1997
VI J394.26 SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Celebrating
Takes readers around the world to find out what people celebrate: a winning game, holidays, or birthdays.
2000
VI J398.1 VU Vu, Chung The Magic Banyan-Tree
1984
VI J398.1 VU Vu, Chung The Mountain God of Ba-Vi
1984
VI J398.2 BAO Bao Van Viet Su bang tranh
Adventures and historical events of famous heroes and heroines who were the founders of the Vietnamese nation.
1983
VI J398.24 CHANG Chang, Monica Story of the Chinese Zodiac
Rats and cats were once close friends, until the race that decided the rat's place in the zodiac cycle. The story is retold with paper-carving illustrations.
1994
VI J398.24 CHANG Chang, Monica The Mouse Bride: A Chinese Folktale
A mouse goes to the sun, cloud, wind, and wall in search of the strongest husband for his daughter, only to find him among his own kind.
1994
VI J398.2 CHEN Chen, Debby Monkey King Wreaks Havoc in Heaven
2001
VI J398.209597 CUNG Cung Vu An Khe Tra Vang: A Sack of Gold for Some Star Fruit
1999
VI J398.209597 CUNG Cung Vu Muc Kien Lien
1994
VI J398.2 KRAUS Kraus, Robert The Making of the Monkey King
Based on a sixteenth century classic, Journey to the West, a monkey sets off on a journey to find the secret of immortality.
1998
VI J398.2 MCLEN McLennon, Meg First People in the Land
An introduction to an ancient land and its earliest inhabitants.
1981
VI J398.2 Nguyen Thi Nhuan Tâm Cám: The Vietnamese Cinderella Story: A Bilingual Vietnamese Classic Tale
0
VI J398.2 SHEPA Shepard, Aaron The Magic Brocade: A Tale of China
Chen, the widow's son, is devoted to retrieve his mother's lost brocade from the fairies of Sun Palace. Even if he has to overcome the Fiery Mountain and the Icy Sea.
2000
VI J398.9 TO To Swim in Our Own Pond
Twenty-two fun and witty proverbs are assembled together with their corresponding English translations and Western equivalents.
1998
VI JE BARKO Barkow, Henriette Buri and the Marrow: An Indian Folktale / Buri va qua bi Truyen dan gian an do
As an old woman travels through the forest to meet her daughter, a fox, a tiger and a lion try to eat her. Buri tells them to wait until she returns, then she'll be nice and fat. When it is time for her to go home, her daughter thinks of a plan which fools the lion and the tiger. But will the fox be tricked?
2000
VI JE BROWN Brown, Roberta Hide and Seek
During a game of hide and seek Miguel searches for his friends in every room of the house.
1994
VI JE BROWN Browne, Eileen Handa's Hen / Con ga mai cua handa
Handa and her friend Akeyo find two butterflies near the hen house... But where is Grandma's black hen?...
2003
VI JE BUI Bùi, Ba'o Thach Fun Alphabet
1983
VI JE CAMPB Campbell, Rod I Won't Bite!
1996
VI JE Campbell, Rod It's Mine!
1988
VI JE CARLE Carle, Eric The Very Hungry Caterpillar
1992
VI JE COWEL Cowell, Cressida What Shall We Do With the Boo-Hoo Baby? / Ta nen lam gi voi em be bu hu?
The baby said, "Boo-hoo-hoo!" What are Cat, Dog, Cow and Duck to do? Feed him? Bathe him? Play with him?
2002
VI JE GENEC Genechten, Guido van Floppy in the Dark / Floppy trong toi
Floppy is back! The Summer's so hot that the sweet carrot ices melt before your first lick. There's no better time to sleep in a tent. Floppy has his secret supply of carrots and even his hero's cape. But what's that noise?
2002
VI JE HEN Hen, L. R. The Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat / Be ga mai hung do va Nhung hat lua my
2005
VI JE HOFFM Hoffman, Mary Amazing Grace / Grace tuyet dieu
Grace proves she can be the best Peter Pan in spite of classmates telling her she can't because she's female and black.
1994
VI JE MCBRA McBratney, Sam Guess How Much I Love You
1995
VI JE NORAC Norac, Carl My Daddy Is a Giant / Ba to la nguoi Khong lo
: A little boy's father seems so large to him that he needs a ladder to cuddle him and birds nest in his father's hair.
2004
VI JE PAWAG Pawagi, Manjusha The Girl Who Hated books
Although she lives in a house full of avid readers, Meena hates books--until she discovers the magic inside them.
1998
VI JE Pfister, Marcus Rainbow Fish to the Rescue!
1996
VI JE ROSEN Rosen, Michael We're Going on a Bear Hunt / Chung ta di san gau
It's never easy going on a bear hunt, as the five prospective hunters soon find out. On a beautiful day, as they keep saying they're not scared, four children and their dad cross a field of long grass, wade through a deep cold river... and into a narrow cave. But what's that fearful creature looming up ahead?
2000
VI JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Come on Daisy!
Daisy the Duckling was busy chasing dragonflies and bouncing on the lily pads-when she looked around, Mamma Duck wasn't there any more, and Daisy was all alone.
2000
VI JE SIMMO Simmons, Jane Daisy and the Egg
Daisy's Auntie Buttercup is sitting on four eggs: three of her own and one for Mamma Duck. Daisy is so excited -- soon she will have a little brother or sister. But hatching an egg isn't always that easy, as Daisy soon finds out.
2000
VI JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Carrying
Takes readers around the world to find out what people carry: A rucksack full of books or perhaps a baby sister or brother.
2000
VI JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Eating
Travel around the world to find out what people eat.
2000
VI JE SWAIN Swain, Gwenyth Smiling
Takes kids around the world to discover what makes people smile.
2000
VI JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Grandma Nana
Beloved by all children, Grandma Nana is known for telling wonderful stories and riddles that make everyone laugh. She also has a very special doll, unlike any the children have seen before, that is very close to her heart.
2000
VI JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique Mamy Wata and the Monster
When Mamy Wata, the queen of all waters, findsnbsp;a supposedly frightening monster crying in his cave, she is touched by his tears and wonders how she can make him happy again.
2000
VI JE TADJO Tadjo, Véronique The Lucky Grain of Corn
When a bird steals the lucky grain of corn his parents gave him, Soro must runnbsp;after the feathered thief, meeting friendly animals and learning important lessons along the way.
2000
VI JE TRAN Tran, Truong Going Home, Coming Home
A young girl visits her grandmother in Vietnam where her parents were bornnd learns that she can call two places home.
2003
VI JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog and the Stranger
Frog helps his friends learn that Rat, a stranger, is not bad just because he's different.
2000
VI JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog and the Wide World
When Frog ventures out in the wide world, he soon discovers he misses home.
2000
VI JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog is a Hero
Frog becomes a hero when he risks his life to help his friends during a flood.
2000
VI JE VELTH Velthuijs, Max Frog is Frog
Through Frog's adventures, he learns that his friends love him for being himself an ordinary green frog.
2000
VI JE WADDE Waddell, Martin Farmer Duck / Chu trang trai vit
2006

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