Global Storybooks is a free educational resource that promotes multilingual literacy and language learning for children worldwide. It makes 40 stories from the African Storybook available in languages spoken in over 30 countries on 5 continents. Users can toggle between translations of the same story, many of which have audio as well as text. The illustrated stories have different levels and can be downloaded in multiple formats. Development of the portal continues at the University of British Columbia, Canada.