Goose Fables (The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg)

Multicultural Gift Ideas

The holidays are right around the corner. For many of us, the most difficult part of this busy time of year is figuring out the perfect gift for friends and loved ones. For those of you looking for bilingual and multicultural products, we have put together a list of some customer favorites that make perfect holiday gifts for young language learners, multicultural children, or a special teacher.

Board Books

These heavy-duty bilingual books are perfect for babies and toddlers, giving parents the chance to encourage bilingualism at an early age. Here is a list of some board books that babies and parents are sure to enjoy:

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and ToesRow, Row, Row Your BoatDear Zoo (a “lift-the-flap” book)The Wheels on the Bus

Folktales and Fables

Goose Fables (The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg)

Who said picture books are just for kids?

Even though all of the following are picture books, both children and adult language learners will enjoy and learn from these bilingual books. Some customer favorites are:

The Giant TurnipGoldilocks and the Three BearsThe Three Billy Goats GruffThe Elves and the ShoemakerGoose FablesLittle Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat


Themed Books

Themed Books

Sometimes you come across the “perfect book” that connects with a child at just the right point in his or her life. Do you know a child who is….

About to lose a tooth?
Check out: The Wibbly Wobbly Tooth

New to school?
See Tom and Sofia Start School and Sam’s First Day

Of mixed heritage?
Consider That’s My Mum

Welcoming a new baby at home?
Look at Welcome to the World Baby and What Shall We Do With The Boo Hoo Baby?

Dealing with bullying?
See Ellie’s Secret Diary


Favorite Storybooks

These books are just plain fun! The storylines are catchy and the pictures are whimsical. Give one of these books to the child (or adult) in your life who enjoys a good story:

Farmer Duck
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
I Took the Moon for a Walk

Walking Through the Jungle
Handa’s Hen

Picture Dictionary with CDRom

Always a favorite gift, My Talking Dictionary with CDROM engages young language learners as well as older learners who benefit from “visual” interactive learning.

  • Children can look at words in the illustrated dictionary and can practice them on the computer.
  • The dictionary is arranged by theme (e.g., playground, seasons, animals, etc.).
  • Available in many dual-language editions.


Multilingual Posters

Teachers, daycare providers, and “worldly” families truly appreciate our beautifully-illustrated, multilingual posters. They make any classroom or playroom more multicultural and welcoming to all children.

Posters focus on different themes, such as individual words (e.g. “Hello” or “Thank you” said in multiple languages), Colors, Playground, Happy Birthday, Festivals, Weather, Global Warming and much more.

For the full range of posters, please see:

And Last, but Not Least…

Language Lizard Gift Certificates

Can’t figure out what to choose, or looking for a last-minute gift idea? Language Lizard Gift Certificates are a great choice! Use them for any of our bilingual books, CDs, or multilingual posters. We’ll email it to you or to your gift recipient within one business day. Simply follow these easy steps:

(1) Go to this link and select “Add to Cart” (or go to and search by title – Gift Certificate) (2) Select whether you want the gift certificate to be sent via email or by post (email recommended for speedy delivery). (3) Choose the amount of the gift and, if you like, write a gift message. (4) Make payment and place your order.

We hope these ideas will help you find just the right gift for your bilingual and/or multicultural loved ones this year. If you have any questions about products, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help you make your choice!

Happy Holidays!

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2 thoughts on “Multicultural Gift Ideas”

  1. You really need to up the amount of book selections that you have for Burmese. We have many Burmese children coming into the states.

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