Why teach languages through stories?
The method of teaching languages through stories has always been around. Storytelling is a very effective learning tool. It makes it fun and entertaining, and helps in memorizing words and sentences without even realizing. When you are engaged and enjoying the activity, it creates a positive emotional   memory (#TPRS : teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling).
Stories also help put words in context, simultaneously teaching proper
grammar and syntax, and providing a full immersion.

Another teaching method inspired this book series is the popular #OPOL method: One Person - One language, adopted by parents worldwide to raise bilingual children. There are endless articles and resources that explain this technique,   some even modernized it to fit their family's lifestyle.
We use this method with our kids, and we have family and friends who do too, and I can attest that it works. However, it does need a lot of consistency,   patience and trust that our kids are smarter than we think.
Their brains are sponges!
If you are a bilingual family, the type of conversation in the book will sound familiar to you: you speak one language, and your child often answers  in another, he or she is more comfortable with. This means that our children understand both languages used. However, they are still only comfortable conversing in one, and it's usually the dominant language used in the society we live in and not the minority mother tongue language.
This project aims to represent both languages on the same level, equally.
Why is multilingualism important?
According to research and professionals, children from zero to six years old have the ability to distinguish different pronunciations, making them more receptive to learning more than one language. Moreover, kids who are multilingual are often at an advantage cognitively, academically, socially, and good at problem solving.

. 43% of the world's population is bilingual and 13% is trilingual (ilanguages.org).
. 67.3 million residents in the U.S. speak a language other than English at home, equal to the entire population of France (mvorganizing.org)
. Almost 65% of Europeans are bilingual (medium.com)
. 20.55% of U.S. households are bilingual, mainly children, and this number is on the rise every year (2018 American Community Survey Census Bureau)
. Spanish, the most common second language in the U.S., is spoken by at least
. 13% of the population, half of them minors (Amacad.ora).
. By 2050, 1 in 3 people in the U.S, will speak Spanish and English fluently (forbes.com)
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