Advance Books is a publisher of children bilingual books containing side-by-side Filipino and English text. Our books are similarly translated into other world languages in paperback version. The Sophia and Alex 10-book series is intended to ensure early dual-language learners feel connected with the wondrous world around them. Reading the series will help bilingual children reach higher levels of creativity, curiosity, cognition, social awareness and emotional wellbeing, all conducive in preparation for subsequent language immersion programs.
Follow Sophia and Alex through their first five books as they navigate the classroom and integrate their learnings back into the home. Continue the journey in the next five books, due to release in the spring of 2020. You will relish the diversity of charters and fall in love with Sophia and Alex as they experience daily life events as seen through the eyes of a child.
The beautifully illustrated pages tell the story, and the stories will undoubtedly connect you with your child or grandchild through the sharing of a common language and culture.
We invite parents and children to celebrate the diversity of life, and support the effort to publish more bilingual works for our young readers.
Sophia and Alex Make Friends at School teaches your child the art of positive socialization in public settings. By the end of the day, Sophia and Alex have made new friends in their school.