Kiki Kokí: La Leyenda Encantada del Coquí (Kiki Kokí the Enchanted Legend of the Coquí Frog)
A magical Spanish-language tale, Kiki Koki tells the story of a little Taino Indian boy who is too lazy to help his tribe prepare for the Moon Festival. To punish Kiki Koki, the Moon Goddess turns him into a tree frog. To return to his human form, he must rescue his new frog friends from dangerous pirates, and, in the process, learns that friendship takes courage, dedication, and hard work. With its vibrant illustrations, heartwarming message, and adorable hero, children will love this fun tale.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.80h x 9.80w x 0.20d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2015 pg. 124
School Library Journal 04/01/2015 pg. 133
About the Author
Ed Rodriguez was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. As a child he visited his grandparents in Puerto Rico and like most children was taken by the island's natural beauty and intrigued by the singing coquí frog. After a family trip with his own children, Ed was inspired to create Kiki Kokí. It is Ed's hope that children all over the world are introduced to the coquí frog through his book and learn to love and protect the coquí and other endangered species. Ed currently lives in California with his wife, Nancy, and their three children, where he works developing toys, art and family entertainment.
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