Do you know who a Mestizo is? Folktales from a vital part of every culture around the world. They play their role in preserving the essence of the culture and often contain hidden morals. Reading folktales from around the world will bring a country which is far close enough so that it becomes no stranger to us.
The Armadillo’s Song and Other Stories is a collection of folktales from Latin America. The armadillo has but one wish in life to sing. And he is willing to sacrifice anything to gain that gift. The two young orphans endure a life of hardship and finally, cowherd too receives the kindness he deserves after a tough time spent in misery.
These tales retold by Tanya Munshi gives you an insight into the life in Latin America, taking you through the villages of Peru. Still wondering who Mestizo is? Read The Armadillo’s Song and Other Stories and find out!