Welcome to children’s books set in Bangladesh! This is in the children’s books set in Asia section of Kids Travel Books. Take a look at the books below, which are organized within Fiction and Non-Fiction sections. We’re also always adding to our Global Bookshelves, so be sure to check back!
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Bangladesh Fiction Books
Bangladesh Picture Books for Kids
Anisha’s Adventures in Bangladesh
Learn about Bangladesh with Anisha’s Magical Adventures
by Moinul Islam and illustrated by Calvin Innes
Anisha wishes to travel for her birthday and her wish comes true. She travels throughout Bangladesh and the accompanying photos and pictures help readers learn more about the country.
Grandpa Kobe Rescues Roshan and Helps Deepack in Bangladesh: A Heart-Stirring Story
A Bangladesh Book with very limited availability
by Nadia Hammond and illustrated by Marco Tibesima
Grandpa Kobe travels to Bangladesh to rescue his friends from a mean boss. One friend was taken from his village far away, one is put to work to pay off his father’s debt. While the future looks grim, Grandpa Kobe is set to help.
New Year’s Day in Bangladesh: Tudie’s Travels
The second book in the “Tudie’s Travels” series
by Shantel Goodman (Author), Yolanda Ortiz (Illustrator)
Tudie befriends a Bangladeshi boy. Together they experience New Year’s Day in Bangladesh. They talk about the similarities and differences of the celebrations in Bangladesh and the United States.
Bangladesh Early Readers
A Bangladesh Early Reader for kids 7-10
by Mitali Perkins (Author), Jamie Hogan (Illustrator)
A young, entrepreneurial girl in Bangladesh wants to help her family financially. Unfortunately, it’s a hard thing to do as a female in Bangladesh. Readers will also learn about economics and microfinancing.
Bangladesh Chapter Book
A chapter book set in the Sunderbans
by Mitali Perkins (Author)
A tiger cub has escaped a nature reserve. Neel joins the search to help find, and eventually save the tiger cub. He then realizes that through proper schooling and education he can make a career saving the animals on his island.
Bangladesh Non-Fiction Books
Informational Books about Bangladesh for kids
B is for Bangladesh
A book that uses the alphabet to teach about Bangladesh
by Urmi Rahman (Author), Prodeepta Das (Photographer)
Learn about Bangladesh with this children’s book that uses pictures and the alphabet to teach kids about the country. It talks about the places, people, natural wonders, and so much more.
Bangladesh, Enchantment of the World
An informational book about Bangladesh for kids 10 and older
by Tamra B. Orr (Author)
This book is part of Scholastic’s popular Enchantment of the World series. It’s great for kids who want to learn about the country for pleasure or for school. While it may be difficult to find for sale, many libraries should have a copy in their collection.
It’s Cool to Learn about Countries: Bangladesh
A browsable non-fiction book about Bangladesh
by Tamra B. Orr (Author)
This book is geared for kids between 4 – 6 grade. It is packed with information about Bangladesh. It includes history, culture, and people, but also has some hands-on ideas to help kids take in even more information. It’s also currently available with Kindle Unlimited.
Bangladesh Biographies for Kids
Twenty-Two Cents: Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank
A picture book story about how one man impoverished people start their own businesses
by Paula Yoo (Author)
According to Wikipedia, “Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.” This is his story.