The daily challenges of growing up can be overwhelming. But, if you are a curious and adventurous Spectacled Bear, they can be quite fun and enlightening! Experience this first-hand in "Xexeco The Spectacled Bear", a creative story for children that teaches valuable life lessons through the eyes of a bear named Xexeco.
Originally published in Portuguese, this wonderful new edition shares Xexeco's adventures with English speaking children throughout the world. The Spectacled Bear is the only bear that lives in South America. Scientists claim they are found in rainforests, mountain forests, grasslands, brushes and scrubs of western South America in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Some have been found in eastern Panama and in northern Argentina. Their common names in local languages are ucumari, jukumar, mashiramo and sabaidakú, among others.