I am attempting to do a unit on Carnival with my Kinders. I say attempting, because I am finding it difficult to find resources. I have managed to find a couple of good picture books that I thought people here might appreciate:

Pink Carnival!

A father and son are taking in the sights of Carnival in Trinidad when they boy asks his father to buy him a pink hat. When the Dad tells him pink is for girls, the boy responds by pointing out all the things that are pink around the Carnival.

The Drummer Boy of John John

The Drummer Boy of John John is a fictionalized account of the creation of the steel pan instrument also in Trinidad. I somehow accidentally ordered two copies of this from Amazon, but it is good, and my school library could use it. Our Librarian plays in a steel pan orchestra, so I know she will appreciate it.

Advertisement