Koi, a cuento about a little koi who didn’t know he was a koi

Koi book cover

    Koi is the story of a butterfly koi growing up in a goldfish pond who doesn’t know he is a koi. With the help of the pond’s elder telescope-eye goldfish and a wise old turtle, he soon discovers a way to get back home.

The book includes a bilingual glossary to help readers learn some Spanish words and a brief history of koi. It is appropriate for second and third grade readers and for family and classroom read-alouds.

   Koi is illustrated by Catherine Xia who was an art student at CSU Sacramento at the time of publication.

koi in pondGoldfish and koi swimming in a pond in the author’s backyard.

 

Note: Title is currently Out of Stock