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Wild Tales: Mari Finds a Home

Illustrated by Mariana Ikuta
Published by Insight Kids
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book

Bring Mari the Monkey to life and learn all about her world in the wildlife rescue center Carter Station in this IncrediBuilds Jr. book and model set!

Mari the Monkey knows everything there is to know about the Carter Station Wildlife Center, and she always makes everyone feel welcome. But, it wasn’t always that way. Once a tiny orphan in Costa Rica, she had to learn to stand up for herself and discover that family can be found in all sorts of unexpected places.

Not only does this storybook feature stunning, original illustrations, but it also includes a simple wood animal to build and customize, as well as a fold-out playscape to stage and photograph Mari! Encouraging creative play and wildlife conservation, these books are perfect for an engaging and interactive story time.

About The Author

Lisa Lauria is a children’s book writer and editor based in the New York City area. She has written for licensed properties including Disney, Care Bears, and Mad Libs. When not writing, she enjoys spending time with her husband Peter, her daughter Cassidy, and her very rambunctious dog Stella.

About The Illustrator

Mariana Ikuta studied design in Brazil, illustration in London, and art in New York. Since she was young, she used drawing as a way of expressing herself until she realized that could be a profession. Nowadays she lives in Vancouver working as an illustrator, and she discovered that her true passion is in illustrating picture books. Life can’t be more delightful than when discovering fantastical and incredibly colorful worlds for children.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Insight Kids (November 13, 2018)
  • Length: 24 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781682981511
  • Ages: 3 - 8

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