El Deseo de Aurelio
Es el principio de un nuevo milenio y Aurelio y su abuelo Cascanueces salen a conocer el mundo. En el camino se encontrarán con la pobreza, el hambre, las enfermedades, la discriminación, la contaminación..., todo ello les hará pensar que es necesario cambiar las cosas, erradicar esos problemas y buscar mejores condiciones para todos los habitantes del planeta en el nuevo milenio.
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FandM86User Review - Overstock.com
There is no description of the story in the listing, and I bought the book solely based on the title and the picture, which wasn't enough information. I thought it would be a cute story about an animal and his wish for about a 2nd grade reader. The book may be a 2nd grade level, but the subject matter isn't. Spanish is not my first language, but I understood enough of the book to gather that it is a book designed to teach children about the goals and work of the United Nations. A grandfather takes his grandson (squirrels) out into the world to show him how other animals live in poverty and sickness (including AIDS). He talks about lack of vaccinations, food, and clean water, etc, and that animals are dying for lack of help. The little squirrel comes away with an understanding of the world greater than his own area of the forest, and he concludes that the animals need to work together to make the world a better place. A good message, but I think in some ways it might be disturbing to young readers. I did not give the book to the child I bought it for. A better description would have helped. ...