4 Tongue Twisters for Tykes: Food & Animal Humor for Kids (Tongue Twisters for Kids Book 1)

TRY to read these funny fables out loud! Includes popular GROW: How We Get Food from Our Garden, The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga, She Doesn’t Want the Worms – Ella no quiere los gusanos (Spanish-English pronunciation guide), and Ma MacDonald Flees the Farm (for kids ages 5 – 8 years, kindergarten – 3rd grade)—each with multicultural characters. Clever stories and word games captivate young children. Explore hidden pictures, characters of diverse races, animal finding, and laughs—plus online EXTRAS like food and gardening tips and story secrets. Don’t miss this entertaining reading challenge by best-selling author and college media instructor Karl Beckstrand (discover his 60 multicultural books) and art by Ash Rowan Sanborn Nuccitelli, David Hollenbach, Alycia Mark, and Zanara. LOOK inside! 115 full-color pages, 1,350 food/farm/animal vocabulary words. Get free ebooks and classroom lesson plans: KidsWorldBooks (Premio Publishing worldwide rights © May 2024), libraries, and major book distributors. 8″x 10″. No AI or CRT. None of our multiracial children’s books discuss gender or orientation. JUV050000, JUV074000, JUV009080, JUV29040, JUV019000, JUV020000, JUV054000, JUV002140, JUV002000, JNF020011, JNF029040; ISBN: 978-1951599287 (eISBN: 979-8215199343)

Meet Karl Beckstrand

College media instructor Karl Beckstrand is the best-selling and award-winning author/illustrator of 30 multicultural/multilingual titles and more than 65 ebooks. He’s lived abroad and interned for a Massachusetts publisher and for Congress in D.C. He earned a B.A. in journalism, an M.A. in international relations and conflict resolution, and a broadcast/film certificate. He’s been a technical recruiter in Silicon Valley, a Stanford Hospital chaplain, a Spanish interpreter for Angel Flight (aviator nonprofit), and a rock band front man. He’s won multiple publishing awards, including a 2016 International Book award for his Y.A. western survival thriller, To Swallow the Earth, and his works have been lauded by Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, The Horn Book, and School Library Journal. Raised in Silicon Valley, he has worked with people from all continents (except Antarctica). His work reflects cultural diversity—not only in protagonists, but in collaborators (his illustrators hail from Latin America, Europe, and Asia). Since 2004, he has run Premio Publishing. Beckstrand has presented to Taiwan’s Global Leadership for Youth, city and state governments, festivals, and schools. His Y.A. stories, self-help, ebook mysteries, nonfiction, Spanish/bilingual, career, and STEM books feature ethnically diverse characters—and usually end with a twist. His work has appeared via: Amazon, Apple/iBooks, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Costco, Deseret Book, Follett, Ingram, Kobo, Papercrafts Magazine, Everand, Target, The U.S. Congressional Record, Walmart, and KidsWorldBooks.