Recipient of the International Latino Book Award honorary mention as “Best Educational Children’s Picture Book”, this is the second book in Nuestra Fauna series which highlights animals from Latin America. This beautifully illustrated story inspires kids to discover and believe in their talents while teaching them Spanish in a fun and contextualized way.
Guillo the armadillo wakes up on Monday very excited to go to school but as the days go, he gets frustrated because he cannot meet the daily school challenges. He is either too short, too slow, or just unfit to do these tasks. By the end of the week, he is convinced that school is not for him and that he can't do anything well. Later on, however, a surprising event reveals his unique talent. Spanish content taught: animals, days of the week, and action verbs among others. There is an educator's guide to this book.