For the ninth consecutive year the US Virgin Islands’ Department of Education and the Office of the Governor presented the Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge, where students in grades K to 6 are challenged to read five or more books during the summer months.Read More
Since the Department of Education already had the very popular and successful Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge (GSRC), where children from kindergarten to 5th grade received free books for the summer written and illustrated by Caribbean writers and artists, why not combine carnival and the books from the GSRC?Read More
The Joseph Sibilly Elementary School on St. Thomas hosted one of several 2016 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge presentations in the Virgin Islands.Read More
Little Bell Caribbean was thrilled to once again take part in this great initiative, which is a partnership between the Office of the Governor and the Virgin Islands Department of Education. This year, the program's featured title was Moon Rooster/El gallo lunero, Little Bell's newest bilingual release about a special rooster that is determined to wake up the moon.Read More
Prime Minister Hon Roosevelt Skerrit and Children's Author Mara Etienne-Manley read I Am Dominica / Mwen Se Donmnik to students of the Newtown Primary School as part of Marpin's Reading CircleRead More
Children’s Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children’s picture book, Hope is Here!, written by Cristina Kessler and illustrated by Marcos Castillo, has been selected to receive the Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval.Read More
November is Picture Book Month and to honour this, the illustrator is donating 150 copies of the book to pre-primary and primary schools in Grenada.Read More
It was another successful weekend on June 22 and 23, as the U.S. Virgin Islands celebrated the kickoff to their fifth annual Summer Reading Challenge.Read More
This May, the lovable story about a very funny feline was the top choice of children in Springfield Oregon for the annual Gift of Literacy program.Read More
For the fifth consecutive year, Santa Claus and his many helpers made an early stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands to bring extra joy to all who attended Governor and Mrs. de Jongh’s Annual Children’s Holiday Parties on St, Thomas and St. Croix.Read More
Buy your copy of I Am the Virgin Islands, and take home a truly unique treasure in book form and a perfect way to say “I Am the Virgin Islands” to family and friends.
On November 17th, Hostos Community College presented a double program of activities as the First First Annual Puerto Rican Author’s Book Expo joined the 7th Annual Puerto Rican Artisans Fair and Exhibit.Read More
Caribbean publisher and children’s book author Mario Picayo has been added to the roster of participants in Dominica’s Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair to be held from the 10th to the 12th of August.
Caribbean author and New York resident Mario Picayo will (almost) follow the text of his popular and best-selling title A Caribbean Journey from A to Y (Read and Discover What Happened to the Z) as he travels from A (Anguilla and Antigua) to S (Saba, St. Thomas, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Vincent) on a month long trip through the islands.Read More
Cuéntame un cuento/ Tell Me a Story was an event full of readings, food, and other activities that revolved around the art of storytelling.Read More
Best Selling Caribbean Children’s Book author to visit Barbados for re-opening of National Library will talk to the public and present three copies of his book to the National Library, including a Special Edition courtesy of the First Lady of the U.S. Virgin Islands.Read More