Tiny Travelers Puerto Rico Treasure Quest (Hardcover)
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Inspire children to fall in love with the world they live in with Tiny TravelersThe Tiny Travelers "Treasure Quest" Series takes its readers on a fun-filled journey to discover what makes each country special with search-and-find features on every spread. In Tiny Travelers Puerto Rico Treasure Quest, readers journey from the historical city of San Juan with its famous El Morro fort, to the beautiful bioluminescent bay in Vieques. Tiny Travelers will enjoy getting closer to Puerto Rican culture, and seeing why it is called "La Isla del Encanto" (the island of enchantment). Each illustrated spread invites children to discover hidden treasures - icons, animals, statues, instruments and more - that make up the rich cultural heritage of Puerto Rico. "Most kids today are told that it's a small world, when in fact it's a really big world," says Encantos CEO and Tiny Travelers creator and author Steven Wolfe Pereira. "And because the world is so big, there are many countries, cities, and cultures that have yet to be discovered and explored by kids. We created Tiny Travelers to foster curiosity, empathy, and understanding by learning what makes people and places so special." A+ educational content....Wonderful... to share with young kids -- to broaden their horizons and discover new places of interest " -- Common Sense Media "Purpose is at the core of the Tiny Travelers launch... The goal is to expose kids to the vastness and diversity of the world beyond their backyards, engendering empathy for different cultures, geographies and languages at a time when people all over the world are more connected than ever via digital platforms."?-- Forbes "The books are full of fun facts, hidden "easter eggs", and rhyme-based storytelling. They're infused with keywords from the featured country's language, helping teach kids correct pronunciation and useful phrases for travel." ?-- Parentology Great for kids of all ages, the interactive book is packed full of beautiful illustrations and rhyme-based storytelling. ?-- Red Tricycle
About the Author
Steven Wolfe Pereira is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Encantos. A Dominican-American born in New York, Steven has been inspired by a world of cultures ever since he was an International Relations major at Tufts University. An avid traveler, Steven has lived all over the world from France to Japan to Mexico and has visited more than 50 countries. A Fulbright scholar, Steven is a proud father of two tiny travelers and lives with his wife Nuria in Los Angeles. Susie Jaramillo is a mom, an artist and a creative director raising 2 tiny travelers in Brooklyn, NY. She attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she majored in painting and illustration. She worked for many years in advertising until she decided to return to her roots in illustration. Susie has always been a student of culture and loves traveling. With this series she has combined her love for travel, culture & art in the hopes that young children will develop a curiosity about the world, and aspire to get to know it better.