Have you ever heard the tale of the ‘Hairy Sessimite’? No? Now you can and other Mayan Stories.
What is it like to be a child growing up in the jungles of Central America? Have you ever heard the tale of the ‘Hairy Sessimite’ or wondered about Ancient Temples hidden in the jungle surrounded by mystic waterfalls? Come and hear about these and more at this family friendly tale telling session with real life explorer Charlotte Austwick.
The event will combine readings from Charlottes new book ‘ A Treasury of Mayan Tales’ written and illustrated with the help of a Mayan community in Belize. Plus, a chance to see Mayan artefacts and artwork up close.
Suitable for children 4+, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
About the book
Written by children and illustrated by all ages of the community, A Treasury of Mayan Tales, contains five short stories which have been written in English, Mopan and Q’eqchi’ Maya and provides a rare glimpse into past and present Maya culture.