La caimana (The Caiman)
Illustrator: Ramón París
Based on a true story and written by someone who witnessed it, this touching picture book is set in Venezuela. A man named Faoro found an orphaned, newborn caiman and brought her home. The bond they formed was unbreakable and everlasting. Information about Faoro and the author is provided at the end.
Further information about José Faoro and his pet caiman, with photographs. Full-color illustrations.
JLG Release: Mar 2020
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A