Lantana Global Picture Books

Lantana Global Picture Books are inclusive and international stories celebrating every kind of child and family, because all children deserve to see themselves in the books they read. With a focus on #ownvoices authors from under-represented groups, these stories make a diverse range of lived experiences accessible to young readers, so that children of all races, ethnicities, genders, abilities and orientations can get to love, cherish and identify with the books they read.

Cover: Maybe You Might
Cover: SuperJoe Does NOT Say Sorry
Cover: Through the Forest
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Anita and the Dragons
A Story About Afiya
Boundless Sky
Chicken in the Kitchen
Dearest One New! Spring 2022
Dragon Dancer
I Am Brown
I'll Believe You When . . .: Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World
Kaya's Heart Song
Maisie's Scrapbook
Maybe You Might Soon! Fall 2022
Mira's Curly Hair
My Mindful A to Zen: 26 Well-Being Haiku for Happy Little Minds New! Fall 2021
My Must-Have Mom New! Spring 2022
Nimesh the Adventurer
Old Man of the Sea
Oscar Seeks a Friend
Rainbow Hands New! Spring 2022
Shadow
Sing to the Moon
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021
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Lantana Global Picture Books — eBook Set
Multi-user eBook $551.70, 24 titles
Lantana Global Picture Books — Hardcover Set
Hardcover $202.39, 15 titles
Lantana Global Picture Books — Hardcover Set
Hardcover $256.36, 19 titles
Lantana Global Picture Books — Hardcover Set
Hardcover $296.83, 22 titles
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021

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Lantana Global Picture Books

Lantana Global Picture Books are inclusive and international stories celebrating every kind of child and family, because all children deserve to see themselves in the books they read. With a focus on #ownvoices authors from under-represented groups, these stories make a… View →

My Mindful A to Zen

Haiku poems for the soul A book of poetry that gently introduces children to mindfulness concepts like Om, Yoga and Zen, as well as goals for mindful living like Gratitude and Positivity. With its delightful cast of inclusive characters, this inspirational poetry… View →

My Must-Have Mom

When Jake’s mom upcycles every last thing in the apartment, Jake begins to worry that the only thing left to change is . . . him! Jake’s mom is not like most moms. Say there’s a dumpster in the street, most moms will pass right by without a second… View →

The Queen on Our Corner

A thought-provoking story that encourages us all to sit up and take notice. Nobody notices the queen on the corner. Nobody, that is . . . except one young girl. Through her eyes, the woman who dwells in the abandoned plot is a warrior queen, with many battles… View →

The Wall and the Wild

When Ana tries to take control by creating a perfect garden, she comes to realize that nature is inherently wild. In a plot of land at the edge of town, Ana grows only perfectly sized plants and perfect-looking flowers; she throws all the irregular shoots and… View →

Violet's Tempest

For all those who have suffered stage fright, a gentle story about standing tall and finding your voice. Violet’s world has changed. Her voice has gone from a giggle to a whisper. So when her teacher casts her in the school play, she is filled with worry. How… View →

Through the Forest

Walking through a dark forest, a young boy learns to treasure his memories and find his true path. Lost and alone, a young boy enters the forest not knowing the path that lies before him. He meets a figure called Emptiness who guides him on his way. Together View →

Dearest One

Inspirational words of wisdom passed down from older generations to the young. Imagine the words your grandmother might say if she wrote you a letter. Perhaps she would encourage you to embrace the rain, or shine your light for all to see. Perhaps she… View →

SuperJoe Does NOT Do Cuddles

Even the mightiest of superheroes sometimes need a cuddle from their mom… SuperJoe is convinced he doesn’t need cuddles from his mom. He flies around the neighborhood rescuing people from escaped tigers, runaway trains and raging rivers, all while battling his… View →

Rainbow Hands

When a young boy paints his nails with his mom’s nail polish, he discovers the most important thing of all: the magic of being his true self. As the long late summer day stretches ahead of them, a young boy eagerly looks forward to his favorite… View →