Is an inspirational,engaging and thoughtful must read story. It follows the story of a little nine year old girl whose parents are missionaries in the of Pucara, Peru. Matica, finds making friends with the local kids to be difficult. Matica has a condition that has hindered her growth, so she is extremely small like that of a two year old. The local Indians and villagers, don’t understand her and are leery and mistrustful of her.
Then Matica comes upon two condors, a male and a female. She is able to win their trust and begins to mysteriously communicate with them. Her adventure has begun. The condor’s egg is stolen by poachers and Matica and her father set out to rescue it, and they are successful. With the condor’s approval, Matica takes care of the precious egg. When the egg hatches,Matica becomes a substitute mother to the baby condor and names it,Talon. The local’s observe the success Matica has had with the condors,and they begin to warm up to her. Eventually, tiny Matica, becomes a well-liked, admired and respected part of the community.
It is filled with warmth and inspiration. It is a touching story about a nine year girl that overcomes her disability and uses it for something extraordinary.Her love for nature changes her life and it becomes meaningful and purposeful for her. Her disability is no longer a hindrance or something to be ashamed of.
Many adventures unfold, including her finally being accepted into the local community.
This is the beginning of many incredible adventures with Talon and Matica. This is a story of hope, determination and love.
Medalist winner for older published with NEW APPLE 2019
TOP10 FINALIST with AUTHORS ACADEMY AWARDS 2018
SILVER MEDAL AWARD with READER’S FAVORITE in Children’s adventure 2018
Finalist with: BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD, 2017
Finalist with: IAN – The Independent Author Network Book of the year award 2017