Book Spotlight: Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru
The Children’s Book Review
Written and Illustrated by Mercedes Cecilia
Ages: 6-8 | 48 Pages
Publisher: Keepers of Wisdom and Peace Books | ISBN-13: 978-0984407903
What to Expect: Peru, Community, Love, Myths, and Family
Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru is a story that draws us into the kaleidoscopic and mysterious world of a Peruvian child. Children identify with Kusikiy’s love for family, with his concerns for the effects of climate change and his desire to help his town. When a constellation is missing from the sky, Kusikiy flies with Condor to the hightest snowed peak to ask the APU, the Guardian Spirit of the great glacier for his help. For more information, please visit www.Kusikiy.com.
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About the Author-Illustrator
Mercedes Cecilia was born in Peru. She lives in Woodstock, NY. her home since 1986. She practices Traditional Naturopathic Medicine and Jin Shin Jyutsu. She founded directed Art for All School in 1986.