What to Watch, Read + Listen

What to Watch, Read + Listen

#8: Mel Riedleder's recommendations for bilingual kids and families

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Mel Riedleder, ESL teacher


1. Torben Kuhlmann:

  • Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon
  • Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure
  • Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse

2. E. B. White: Charlotte's Web– It was published in 1952. There's also a movie version. The German version is called "Wilbur und Charlotte".

3. Any Asterix & Obelix book

4. The Adventures of Tin Tin

5. Chris van Duzen:

  • If I built a school
  • If I built a car
  • If I built a house
  • The Mr. Magee series

6. Matt Haig:

  • A boy called Christmas
  • The girl who saved Christmas
  • Father Christmas and me
  • Evie and the animals


  1. Cooking with kids #kitchenbuddies – Buddy Oliver on YouTube
  2. Any BBC (nature) documentary


  1. Vooks – Storybooks brought to life
  2. CD books / audio books
  • Harry Potter collection
  • Matt Haig's collection
  1. newsround – BBC news for children


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