I would like to take this time to recommend Sweet Pea Children's Books via Monique Duncan.
I met this super creative and talented woman while covering a maternity leave at her school.
Like Monique, I believe there is a shortage of multicultural children's books on the market. She's taken it upon herself to write and illustrate her own materials to provide readers with a wider range of characters and content.
I'm in love with her illustrations and story topics! Although a few of her books are still in the publishing process, head over to SweetPeaChildrensBooks.com to read more about them and the author.