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Corre Pequeno Chaski

Una Aventura en al Camino Inka

Mariana Llanos Mariana Ruiz Johnson



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Barefoot Books, Incorporated
28 July 2021
In this tale set in the ancient Inka empire, Little Chaski has a big job: he is the Inka King's newest royal messenger. But on his first day things quickly start to go awry. Will Little Chaski be able to deliver the royal message on time? AGES: 4 to 9 AUTHOR: Mariana Llanos is a Peruvian-born writer of children's literature. Her books include Luca's Bridge, Eunice and Kate, Kutu the Tiny Inca Princess, and Poesia Alada. In 2017, she was selected as the Best Latino Artist by the Hispanic Arts Council of Oklahoma, where she resides. She is a member of the SCBWI and currently serves as the Inclusion and Diversity Chair for their Oklahoma Chapter. When she's not writing, she enjoys baking, spending time with her children, and visiting schools to ignite the love for reading. Mariana Ruiz Johnson is an award-winning children's book illustrator and author. She lives in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina with her husband and two children. Mariana has also illustrated The Last Hazelnut and Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes for Barefoot Books. SELLING POINTS: . Set in ancient South America, this tale is written by Peruvian-born author Marlana Llanos. . Offers an age-appropriate and engaging introduction to ancient Inka (sometimes spelled Inca) civilization and features indigenous heroes. . The main character stops along the way to help others, even though being late may cost him his job. In the end, his kindness is recognized and rewarded. . Endnotes include a glossary of Quechua words and provide information about the Inka Empire, Chaskis (messengers) and the Inka Trail. . Also available in a Spanish language edition.
By:   Mariana Llanos
Illustrated by:   Mariana Ruiz Johnson
Imprint:   Barefoot Books, Incorporated
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 254mm, 
ISBN:   9781646862177
ISBN 10:   1646862171
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   28 July 2021
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

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