Diversity, Interview

Virtual Book Walk: Explore ‘Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest’ With Illustrator Susie Jaramillo In Caribu

By Beth S. Pollak

Many people are familiar with delicious Mexican tacos and cheerful Mariachi music. However, did you know that Mexico is also home to mysterious pyramids and magnificent jungles? Go on a journey of exploration with Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest by Steven Wolfe Pereira and Susie Jaramillo! The book is one of a series that takes readers on adventures to different countries and locations across the globe. Go on an international expedition with friends and family when you read the Treasure Quests in your next Caribu Video-Call!

To learn more about the incredible artwork inside of Tiny Travelers Mexico, we interviewed illustrator Susie Jaramillo. Jaramillo is one of a number of authors/illustrators that Caribu is highlighting as part of Hispanic Heritage month. She took us on a Virtual Book Walk through the pages of Tiny Travelers Mexico to showcase some of the treasures that readers can explore! Learn the secrets behind Mexico’s most famous sites, symbols, and traditions.

Enjoy the video interview below, and then read Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest with your loved ones in your next virtual playdate.

Beth S. Pollak is a writer and educator based in California. In addition to working with Caribu, she consults with educational organizations and EdTech companies. Beth has worked as a teacher and journalist in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. She holds degrees in journalism, bilingual education, and educational leadership. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, picnics, and dance.