Kusikiy a Child from Taquile, Peru by Mercedes Cecilia

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KUSIKIY A CHILD FROM TAQUILE, PERU, is a remarkable story that draws us into the kaleidoscopic and mysterious world of a child from the Andes Mountains of Peru. When the stars go missing from Taquile's sky, Kusikiy flies with Condor to the Great Glacier to ask the Guardian Spirit of the Mountain for the secrets of the rain. Children love the adventures of Kusikiy ! This book gives parents and educators a visual and appealing way to engage children in a dialogue about traditional cultures and living in harmony with Nature, Mother Earth.
"This book is a treasure ! A second reading of this book, and a third, makes the actions in the story reach beyond themselves, like the circles on the pond. Kusikiy a child from Taquile, Peru is a book to read, to share and to reread. It will become a treasured part of every library."
Kusikiy a Child from Taquile, Peru, is a beautiful illustrate book for children of all ages. Mercedes Cecilia has created a myth in the tradition of her ancestors. The words and the illustration take you to your heart.

About Mercedes Cecilia

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Author and illustrator Mercedes Cecilia, mother and grandmother, is a practitioner of Naturopathic methods of healing and of energy work Jin Shin Jyutsu. Mercedes was born in Peru, and in 1986 made her home in Woodstock, NY. She created Art for All School and pioneered art and education programs incorporating nutrition, meditation and community outreach in the schools. Mercedes has won several awards for her oils paintings.
Published February 12, 2011 by Keepers of Wisdom and Peace Books. 48 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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A Peruvian island in Lake Titicaca is the setting for this original myth about a boy who embarks on a crucial mission.

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