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Girls! Girls? Girls.
A hysterical, provocative play in which Marjuan Canady transforms herself into ten diverse characters,
capturing the voices and concerns of black women worldwide. This satire explores how we have viewed black women in the past, present, and a funny yet frightening future.
Callaloo: A Jazz Folktale
Callaloo: A Jazz Folktale follows Winston, a young inner city boy who goes to Brooklyn, NY to get ingredients for his Aunt's callaloo dinner when he is magically transported to the Caribbean island of Tobago. There, he encounters the mythical folkloric characters that roam the island. Winston's fears and fantasies fuse together as the reality of his situation becomes dire. He must find his way out of this haunting paradise or risk being lost forever. For Ages 3 to 7.
Callaloo: The Legend of the Golden Coqui
Callaloo: The Legend of the Golden Coquí is the second installment in the Callaloo book series from author Marjuan Canady and illustrator, Nabeeh Bilal. This story follows Winston and his best friend Marisol as they adventure from New York City to Puerto Rico to free the legendary golden coqui frog trapped in El Yunque Rainforest. Using clues left by the Taino Indians and the guidance of the coquis, the children navigate their way through the enchanted forest in hopes to complete their mission. In a race against time, Winston and Marisol must avoid the evil Chupacabra, solve the mystery and make it back home for Abuela’s Nochebuena dinner. (Ages 3-7)
Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt
In search of a long lost patch from her grandmother's quilt, Zoe and her friend Winston travel to the Gullah Sea Islands where they meet the slick-talking Bruh Rabbit, who tricks them into handing over their quilt and vanishes to the magical island of Sankofaland. With time running out, Zoe and Winston enlist the help of some new friends to catch the trickster and find the missing patch before it's too late. Appropriate for Ages 3-7. This book features a foreword by Paula Whaley (Visual Artist and Sister of James Baldwin).