Coquí of Borikén: The Loud Noise, the Temporal and the mighty Huracán (Large Print / Hardcover)

Coquí of Borikén: The Loud Noise, the Temporal and the mighty Huracán By Rafael a. Osuba, Rafael a. Osuba (Illustrator) Cover Image

Coquí of Borikén: The Loud Noise, the Temporal and the mighty Huracán (Large Print / Hardcover)


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The Loud Noise, the Temporal and the mighty Hurac n. English Version]

This is the story about a little Puerto Rican tree frog named Coqu from the island of Borik n and the day he hears a loud frightening noise.

He sets out to investigate and along his way he meets up with his friend Pedrito, a Puerto Rican Tody.

Together they visit their friend Torra, the Puerto Rican Parrot, and Torra shares with them information about the Zem / Cem (The Taino Gods): Atabey, Guabancex, Yukiy , Guataub , and Coatrisquie.

She also shares with them how to identify the warning signs of a potential approaching storm or a mighty hurricane.

Included in the book is additional information on each of the featured endemic animals, as well as information about the island of Borik n and its history.

Summary: Coqui the frog and his bird friends fear the arrival of a Hurricane to their home in Puerto Rico and gather together to respond and prepare in ways that highlight the rich culture and customs of Boriken. Includes appendix of terminology.

Dewey Category: E

Recommended Age: 04 - 10 years

BISAC Heading Suggestions:

JUV001010 JUVENILE FICTION; JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories

JUV002040 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Birds

JUV002120 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Frogs & Toads

JUV008050 JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / Animals

JUV074000 JUVENILE FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural

JUV012020 JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic

JUV012070 JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / Caribbean & Latin American

JUV024000 JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / Country Life

JUV030040 JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America

JUV033000 JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / General

JUV029020 JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Nature / Weather

JUV039050 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

JUV039060 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

JUV039090 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience

JUV039280 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Religion & Faith

LC Subject suggestions:

Picture Books

Frogs - Juvenile Fiction

Communities - Juvenile Fiction

Puerto Rico - Juvenile Fiction

Spanish Language Materials - Bilingual

Fear - Juvenile Fiction


Tainos, Indigenous

Product Details ISBN: 9780998174983
ISBN-10: 099817498X
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Artist Studio Project Publishing LLC
Publication Date: June 1st, 2023
Pages: 34
Language: English