They’ve received a special gift. But when they take it out to play, they’re in for a big surprise!
Maxton and Bronx love their trips to Mexico. And the siblings can barely contain their excitement when they’re given their Abuelito’s magical kite, Mr. Macaw. But when they take him out to fly in an approaching storm, the boys are alarmed when the mischievous toy dances away in the wind!
Excited to be off on a grand adventure, Mr. Macaw can’t wait to check in on his beloved townspeople and their village. And every time someone tries to catch his dangling string, he cheekily swoops just out of reach on a blast of the breeze!
Will the boys and Mr. Macaw ever be reunited?
With delightful illustrations and a charming story, The Adventures of Mr. Macaw is a spellbinding celebration of Latino culture. Featuring English and Spanish on every page, it whips up the fun of bilingual education and fosters a positive view of lovable Latinx characters.
The Adventures of Mr. Macaw is a heartwarming children’s picture book for ages four to eight. If you or your children like evocative cultural imagery, enjoyable ways to practice Spanish, and a special touch of magic, then you’ll adore seven-time International Latino Book Awards winner Leticia Ordaz’s enchanting tale.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Leticia Ordaz is an Emmy-nominated anchor/reporter in Sacramento, California. She’s covered some of the biggest stories in the country. As a Latina mother of two Spanish-speaking boys, she sees the importance of having more bilingual books for them and other children to choose from. After spending countless nights translating picture books to her children into Spanish, Leticia decided it was time to write her own stories for the world to read. She wants her sons to be proud of their Latinx culture and find children who look like them represented in more picture books.