Independently published

Tico the Toucan

Mariposa loves taking care of her feathered friend, Tico, a toucan. She brings him delicious fruit every morning and fresh bath water each afternoon. Tico even learns to perch on the handlebars of Mariposa’s bicycle, and together they explore the colorful countryside of Costa Rica. But when Tico suddenly flies away, it appears all Mariposa’s kind deeds were unappreciated. Will she ever see her beloved friend again?Set in colorful Latin America, this picture book teaunappreciated. Will she ever see her beloved friend again?Set in colorful Latin America, this picture book teaches children the importance of kindness. read more