New 2017 Catalog!

Mar, 03, 2017

View the full Little Fig collection in one place. The downloadable PDF contains all ISBN and ordering information in an easy to read format, plus links to additional activities, music jingles, and more.Click the image to download the catalog and discover the latest from the Little Fig!Read more


Feb, 15, 2017

This review was written by Brittany Mayfield and featured at Laugh Out Loud Mommy, on October 5, 2015.  Learning at least a second language can be of huge value nowadays. If you’re anything like me, the extent of my foreign language training doesn’t go too far past my freshmen year of high school, and the only words I can remember...Read more

Making a Difference for Non-English Children: Author/Publisher S. J. Bushue Three Random Questions Interview

Feb, 01, 2017

This interview was originally featured at Bonnie Ferrante – Books for Children, on November 30, 2016.J. Bushue owns, operates and writes books for The Little Fig. Her post-graduate studies have focused on special education. Sherry is published in children’s books, newspapers, poetry collections and was a columnist for a magazine with...Read more

The Little Fig Fans, Friends & Family – Fun in 2016

Jan, 22, 2017

A GINORMOUS THANK YOU to all our Fig fans, friends and family for a fabulous year bringing our bilingual books into your communities. Barnes & Noble Leawood, KS Barnes & Noble, Country Club Plaza, MO Barnes & Noble, Zona Rosa, Gladstone, MO Dia de los ninos, Johnson County Library, Overland Park, KS KKFI 90.1 FM Arts Talk, Maria...Read more

Barnes & Noble 2016 Teacher Appreciation Event

Feb, 03, 2016

2016 began with a great time at Barnes & Noble. Kids and adults enjoyed Christine Peterson reading the English / Spanish languages in The Little Fig's  bilingual picture books. Jennifer Smith played the theme songs and jingles she composed for each title. Deb McQueen, illustrator, drew caricatures for all the kids with characters from the...Read more

The Little Fig Friends - Fun in 2015

Feb, 03, 2016

A huge thanks to friends, family, Johnson County Libraries, Barnes & Noble, Bank of Blue Valley, El Padrino, Filipino Association of Greater KC, and everyone who participated in making our 2015 a fun year to remember.   We loved meeting everyone and took great pleasure in providing books for children to read in their native languages.  ...Read more


Sep, 30, 2015

Who knew the scientists would discover water on Mars?Who knew the Pope would visit the United States and so positively spread his message of love and hope to all mankind?Who knew The Little Fig, a small mid-west publishing company, would be created and publish over 21 titles in 2 years.We all have dreams. Absolutely amazing things...Read more

Always Learning ;+)

Jul, 31, 2015

Throughout the years I have found that there is always an opportunity to learn something new.  This past week I have been with working with a web specialist to add fig4kids’ pages and complete updates to When reviewing the various web pages I discovered that that my blogs were not being posted. In fact, they were no place to...Read more


Sep, 08, 2014

My first thoughts when beginning an author’s blog are those of gratitude. This is such an exciting time! The initial picture books in the new series of So Big & Little Bit Adventures ™ are ready to launch. Two more books are in the wings for publication this fall. The Little Fig, LLC website is online. Requests are coming in to place these...Read more