La perezosa impaciente 5-pack


SKU: 9781947006027 Categories: , , Product ID: 3523


5-pack pricing only. Cost per book is $8

Bulk discount: For orders of 25 or more books, the cost per book is $7.20

An adorable sloth story for all ages! Going slowly will never be the same. Sloths, animal trafficking, coffee culture of Colombia, music, fast-action sloth chase scenes. All-animal cast.

Can sloths do anything fast? Mía, the impatient sloth, is about to find out slowly, why sloths should stay high up in their trees. As Mía explores Colombia’s coffee region, several animals quickly take an interest in her. But not all for the right reasons.

An easy Spanish reader containing just 70 new vocabulary words and English-Spanish cognates. 2,400 total word story.  Accompanying Audiobook and Teacher’s Manual available as well.


Sample of the entire first chapterCapítulo 1     Impaciente

“Adorable. Mía es un animal adorable. Es una perezosa, una perezosa adorable. Mía es un animal lento. ¡Mía es súper lenta! No es un animal rápido. Mía quiere ser rápida. No quiere ser lenta. Mía es impaciente porque es lenta.

Mía vive en Colombia. Vive en un árbol con su mamá. Su casa es un árbol. Mía es una perezosa curiosa. ¡Es muy curiosa! Mía quiere explorar otros árboles. Su mamá no es curiosa. Su mamá no quiere explorar otros árboles.

Mía es curiosa. Mía quiere explorar otros árboles. Su mamá no le permite explorar. Mía no es una bebé. Mía no es un animal adulto. Su mamá no le permite explorar porque Mía no es adulta. Su mamá es muy estricta. ¡No le permite explorar! Mía no está feliz.”

Topics to explore based on the book:

Sloths, tamanduas, armadillos: Xenarthran mammals; Goats: negative symbol, discovered coffee beans, La cabra siempre tira a su monte; Illegal wildlife trafficking; Animal rescue mission: Foundation AIUNAU; Colombian wildlife trafficking income ranks second in the world; Colombia; Coffee regions in Colombia such as: Caldas, Quindío, Risaralda, Norte de Santander, Huila, Nariño; Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, Juan Valdez; Coffee triangle in Colombia: Caldas, Quindío, Risaralda; Monte: the mystery of the Colombian mountains; Salsa music, bands, dancing, and musical instruments; Colombian music and musicians; Native South American animals; Festivals in small town plazas; Small towns in the coffee triangle: Filandia, Salento, Armenia, Calarcá; Jeep Willy; Motorcycles in Colombia; Sports in Colombia: cycling, BMX, soccer; Colombian food such as arepas; Ranchos: preserving tropical forests vs. cattle grazing


Additional information

Weight .79 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 5 × 1.25 in

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