January 27 was the first ever Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Celebrating diversity in children’s literature. The event is sponsored by Wisdom Tales Press, Lee & Low Books, Chronicle Books and Susan Daniel Fayad, author of My Grandfather’s Masbaha.
Prince Garrett lives in Garrett Land and loves playing with his dog Zeus (nicknamed Zuzu). The Prince Garrett stories began when the author, Jannie Pilgrim, would take Garrett for walks and tell him adventures about Garrett and Zeus. Garrett loved these stories so much that he wanted to hear them often and before bedtime. Jannie wanted to capture these stories and decided to write them into books – and thus, Prince Garrett was born.read more