When the stars are missing from the sky, Kusikiy flies towards the highest peaks to meet the APU, the Guardian Spirit of the Great Glacier to ask for his help.
Kusikiy learns from Condor his friend the importance of the Glaciers:
"... Kusikiy, the Glacier's breath keeps the rhythms of oceans and lakes."
The story of Kusikiy a Child from Taquile, Peru, invites children to discover and learn more about the Great Glaciers and their environmental impact in our planet. The story has the intention to bring awareness to the great glaciers and the environmental global climate. The story remind us that children are concern for Climate Change and the Earth environmental crisis. The story, its characters, animals, forces of nature and heroic central figure make it a modern day fable and a myth that illustrates important lessons for our contemporary global culture.
Mercedes Cecilia has created a story where children imagination is free to play, as well as discover new voices and lands. Her pastel paintings gives a sense of timeless innocence, delectable for the young reader not ready yet to give up pictures.