Are you curious? Are you an explorer? Beware! In María Luisa Retana's imaginative wilderness tale,The Mystic Call /La Llamada Mística, Spotty the fawn and his heedless young pals... a coatimundi, a javelina, a skunk, a coyote, and a mountain lion... are tempted to seek out unsuspected depths where danger lurks for the unwary. With the help of their newfound friends, the adventurous young animals narrowly escape disaster.
Steve Bovée's glorious watercolor illustrations are a feast for the eyes, delighting young and old readers alike. Be careful where you go exploring!
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About the Author
María Luisa Retana was born in Cuba. She received her B.A. in Spanish and Comparative Literature from the University of California, Riverside. She has worked extensively with children of all ages in scholastic and cultural events as well as in theater. She is the author of fifteen published bilingual children's books and also a literary presenter for students, teachers, librarians, and parents. On December 2008 Mrs. Retana received her first literacy award given by the International Reading Association and the Cochise Area Council.