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Just got published! Hypatia: The story of a female philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician

Just got published! Hypatia: The story of a female philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician

[ 0 ] 08/12/2023 |

Hi everyone, I hope you’re doing well . With this email, I’d like to let you know that “Hypatia“, a new biographical children’s book has just been published by the authors Sophia Zoraki and Stamatis Papadakis, illustrated by Nikos Yanopoulos. I had the pleasure of editing the book in the original Greek version, and then it was professionally […]

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Spanish Bilingual Children’s Books

Spanish Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 08/11/2023 |

Spanish books / Spanish English bilingual books for kids / Spanish English dual language books “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the hands of readers (November 2023). […]

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10 books giveaway!

10 books giveaway!

[ 0 ] 07/11/2023 |

I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has helped me along the way to realize my dream of becoming an author. I am so σο grateful to every single one of you . The child I’ve been, and who has had the dream of following this line of work as a […]

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More bilingual editions have been published and a giveaway coming soon!

More bilingual editions have been published and a giveaway coming soon!

[ 0 ] 26/10/2023 |

Hi everyone, I hope you’re well. Here the autumn school break is over, and lots of birthdays are behind us; our daughter, my husband, and I all have our birthdays in October. We’re getting ready for Halloween and as we’re diving into the darkness and very cold temperatures in Norway, I’m already considering decorating our Christmas […]

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A 3-day long online event with many sessions on Multilingual Literacy (in English)!

A 3-day long online event with many sessions on Multilingual Literacy (in English)!

[ 0 ] 20/09/2023 |

FREE ONLINE LIVE EVENT ON MULTILINGUAL LITERACY             (click on the link above for all the details) When & Where: 29 SEP – 1 OCT live videos on YouTube.All sessions will be recorded and can be accessed later on as well. Note: the indicated times are in the UK time zone! […]

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Raising multilingual children, part 2

Raising multilingual children, part 2

[ 0 ] 06/09/2023 |

Hi everyone, I hope you’re well. It’s been a couple of years since I wrote two blog posts; one about our journey raising multilingual children and another one on how it was OK that I didn’t speak my husband’s language when we moved to Norway from Malta (I’m Greek, he’s Norwegian) Many things have changed […]

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Many autumn offers; don’t miss them, they’re time-sensitive! Plus photos from Greece!

Many autumn offers; don’t miss them, they’re time-sensitive! Plus photos from Greece!

[ 0 ] 29/08/2023 |

Hi everyone, I hope you had a lovely summer holiday –that is if you live in a country where the summer holidays just ended-. It’s been a while since I wrote you so I have quite a bit to share; just scroll down to the sections that interest you 🙂 . Greece We went to […]

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Here’s the PDF with the educational activities for Summer With Grandpa!

Here’s the PDF with the educational activities for Summer With Grandpa!

[ 0 ] 29/06/2023 |

Hi, I hope you’re well. This one is going to be a very short blog. I just wanted to share with you that you can now download the free PDF with the accompanying activities for “Summer with Grandpa” here (in English). I hope you will find them fun and useful. If you have summer in your part of […]

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Together They Blossomed has been turned into a song and you can hear it now!

Together They Blossomed has been turned into a song and you can hear it now!

[ 0 ] 16/06/2023 |

Together They Blossomed (video link)! What I really love about the internet is how it truly connects people from around the world and as a result, ideas are not just born, but enhanced, and fed from each other’s experiences, emotions, and creativity. A couple of years back, Sandra Rogers (check out also this blog post from 2020), a friend, […]

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New book: Summer with Grandpa, now available in 20+ languages!

New book: Summer with Grandpa, now available in 20+ languages!

[ 0 ] 02/06/2023 |

“Summer with Grandpa” has now been published in 20+ languages and it’s the 4th book in my bilingual book series! Amazon USA links: Albanian – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C5PP2CVVArabic – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C6K8JDF5Bosnian – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C6J4JWB9Croatian – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C6B567F3Dutch – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C68YWYFQFrench – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C5TDHJRSGerman – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C5XHW68MGreek – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C6FFYDDWHungarian – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C6FQLX33Irish – English https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C5Y3NVZTItalian – […]

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FREE eBooks in 50+ languages on the 1st of each month in 2023!

FREE eBooks in 50+ languages on the 1st of each month in 2023!

[ 0 ] 30/12/2022 |

FREE eBooks in 50+ languages on the 1st of each month in 2023! Hi everyone, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year and I hope you’ve had a lovely Christmas -if you’ve been celebrating- holiday till now. We’ve been having an amazing time, truly relaxing and enjoying each other’s […]

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Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

Chapter 7. Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them by Dr. Mary-Pat O’Malley-Keighran Click here for the index and access all the chapters. The first important thing to know is that speaking two or more languages does not cause any speech and language delays or disorders. If your […]

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How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children – Read the whole book!

How to Raise Confident Multicultural Children – Read the whole book!

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

The whole book is available for you to read for free! Just click on the chapter title that interests you to read that particular chapter. The first chapters of this book were published in 2018 as part of a Kickstarter campaign and then the whole guidebook was published in January 2020. I made some small […]

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Sunny’s Magical Headband read-aloud video + paperback now published

Sunny’s Magical Headband read-aloud video + paperback now published

[ 0 ] 11/04/2022 |

Dear friends, “Sunny’s Magical Headband” is now available for purchase Thank you so much to all of you who downloaded the eBook edition and read my new book Sunny’s Magical Headband, illustrated by the super talented Eva Rodríguez. I would like to take this opportunity to inform you that the paperback edition is now published and available on […]

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My husband speaks a language I don’t understand with our children and it’s OK.

My husband speaks a language I don’t understand with our children and it’s OK.

[ 4 ] 13/03/2019 |

Anzelika, a mum who read our journey with raising multilingual children, sent me the following email. I thought of replying via a blog post, with her permission, instead of a personal email as this might be of interest to more moms out there who find themselves in a similar situation. ‘Hi Liza! There are not […]

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Our journey raising multilingual children

Our journey raising multilingual children

[ 0 ] 13/02/2019 |

This is our story on how we managed to save our family’s minority languages, and how our eldest developed language skills in two additional languages. Intercultural and interracial marriages are on the rise according to​ ​studies​, whilst more parents, particularly in USA and Europe, are adopting children from other countries. As a result, our communities […]

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Chinese Bilingual Children’s Books

Chinese Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 11/11/2023 |

Chinese books / Chinese English bilingual books for kids / Chinese English dual language books “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the hands of readers (November 2023). […]

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Catalan Bilingual Children’s Books

Catalan Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 11/11/2023 |

Catalan books / Catalan English bilingual books for kids / Catalan English dual language books Cousins Forever – Cosines per sempre “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in […]

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Welsh Bilingual Children’s Books

Welsh Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Welsh books / Welsh English bilingual books for kids / Welsh English dual language books Cousins Forever – Cefndryd am Byth “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in […]

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Icelandic Bilingual Children’s Books

Icelandic Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Icelandic books / Icelandic English bilingual books for kids / Icelandic English dual language books Cousins Forever – Frænkur að eilífu “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in […]

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Finnish Bilingual Children’s Books

Finnish Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Finnish books / Finnish English bilingual books for kids / Finnish English dual language books Cousins Forever – Aina serkuksia “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the […]

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Galician Bilingual Children’s Books

Galician Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Galician books / Galician English bilingual books for kids / Galician English dual language books Cousins Forever – Curmás para sempre “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in […]

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Basque Bilingual Children’s Books

Basque Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Basque books / Basque English bilingual books for kids / Basque English dual language books Cousins Forever – Lehengusinak Betirako “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the […]

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Czech Bilingual Children’s Books

Czech Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Czech books / Czech English bilingual books for kids / Czech English dual language books “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the hands of readers (November 2023). […]

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Filipino Bilingual Children’s Books

Filipino Bilingual Children’s Books

[ 0 ] 10/11/2023 |

Filipino books / Filipino English bilingual books for kids / Filipino English dual language books “Cousins Forever“, “Happiness Street”, “Nelly’s Box”, and “Summer with Grandpa“, are bilingual books written by Elisavet Arkolaki (me), published on Amazon in 50+ languages, and as of right now over 40,000 books and eBooks are in the hands of readers (November 2023). […]

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