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‘Mis pequenos miedos’

In Spanish, from 2yo.

When you are little there are so many scary things out there. If you are lucky, your older sister will tell about all the things she afraid of when she was your age and she will teach you all the tricks to overcome your fears.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/33jtwaa

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‘Valentina tiene dos casas’

In Spanish, from 2 yo.

Valentina has two houses. She spends one week at mom’s house, then another week at dad’s house. She has two beds, many toys in both houses, but sometimes the person you want is not there.

Gorgeous book to assist children with their parent’s separation. Valentina has two houses but both her parents love her very much.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/38MqI6I

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‘Snow white’

In Hindi, from 3yo.

Abridged version of the classic tale in Hindi. Reading stories children are familiar with in other languages is beneficial as they tend to be more reluctant to listening. It is a good way to build vocabulary.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/37xrG64

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Museum visits from home

We are soon to be all in lockdown and we need a few ideas to keep our children busy. Let’s use some screen time to visit a few museums and monuments around the world (all in English):

MUSEO NACIONAL DE CIENCIAS NATURALES in Madrid. Check out the online exhibits.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY in Washington. Enjoy a virtual tour.

MUSEO DEL PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES and MUSEO NACIONAL SAN CARLOS in Mexico CIty.

GREAT PYRAMIDS OF GIZA in Egypt.

MACHU PICCHU in Peru, from the sky.

PAPAL BASILICA FROM SAINT PETER in Roma.

THE MEZQUITA OF CORDOBA, in Spain.

Let’s remember that learning and exploring is fun.

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COVID-19 update

Hello,

We value your health and well being. Until further restrictions are announced we have taken the following measures:

Language workshops

Have been suspended at the playgroups and are maintained at the schools and at El Asador restaurant until schools are closed down. Private tutoring is delivered now via virtual class whenever possible.

Bookshop

Visits to the playgroups, language mother groups are suspended. Attendance to public events is suspended until further notice.

French and Spanish story times are now virtual, visit facebook.com/letobogganbookstore to watch our first virtual French story time.

Contactless deliveries within Perth metro are maintained. Orders Australia wide are shipped within 2 business days as usual.

The above actions will be updated as required.

From our family to yours, stay safe and healthy.

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‘Papa pinguino’

In Italian, from 3yo.

You will love this beautiful and fun illustrations of the everyday life of a daddy penguin.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/3bIeVJ7

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‘My first book of abc’

Bilingual English-Hindi, from 0yo.

Learn the abc with this bilingual book. One English word per letter with its translation into Hindi. The children will love the small format and the illustrations.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/39GXTJS

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‘Il piccolo bruco maisazio’

In Italian, from 0yo.

The famous tale of the caterpillar who spends his week eating so he can transform into a beautiful butterfly.

This book is ideal to expand children’s vocabulary, such as food, the day and night, the metamorphosis of the caterpillar, colours, days of the week…

For more information visit http://bit.ly/39zCRN0

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‘Las princesas mas valientes’

In Spanish, from 5yo.

We are surrounded by brave princesses. They can be nurses, a young girl on a wheel chair, an artist, a mother, a daughter, a neighbour… look around you and find the princess in you and in the ladies you know.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/3bJRQ96

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‘Zog e i medici volanti’

In Italian, from 3yo.

This is the sequel of Zog the dragon. In this story, Zog flies the princess and the knight doctors across the kingdom to take care of the ill.

For more information visit http://bit.ly/3bJgHdi