LightKeepers to the Rescue!


LightKeepers to the Rescue!

Written by Marisa de Jesús Paolicelli

Illustrated by Susan E. Daly

A Caribbean Experience Con Amor Publishing

(Available in English)

Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Size: 12" x 12" (Oversized!)

Total Pages: 72 Full Arcylic Color

(It's like getting two books in one!)

Sewn-Not Glued or Stapled!

High Quality Paper

Ages: 5-12 (Middle Grade Chapter Book)

ISBN: 978-0-9797641-1-0

Price: $24.00 USD


Carlito the Coquí frog returns in Lightkeepers to the Rescue! After a devastating hurricane hits the island, Carlito sets out to find his best friend, Armando, who is lost at sea only to be approached by an extremely multi-talented and fun-loving laughing seagull, Fantástico Flavio! Together they pull their resources together and devise a magical plan to contact Carlito’s cousins, who are lightkeepers. Additional reinforcement arrives with Lightship Captain Roberto Clemente and his crew.

Lightkeepers to the Rescue! The first children's book depicting Puerto Rico's lighthouses, Marisa incorporates a unique story with fun facts on Puerto Rico's beautiful beacons of light. Children will captivated by Susan E. Daly's large, brilliant, and bold illustrations. It's a fun way to learn about the island of Puerto Rico while at the same time capturing the children's attention to the lively illustrations.

Award Wins for Lightkeepers to the Rescue!:

International Latino Book Awards Winner:

Winner - Best Latino Focused Children's Picture Book (English)
Honorable Mention - Best Children's Fiction Picture Book (English) 
Honorable Mention - Best Educational Children's Picture Book (English)

Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner:

Winner -Best Multicultural Children's Picture Book

Latino Books Into Movies Award Winner:

Winner - Children's Book Into Animation Category

New York Festival Awards Winner:

Honorable Mention - Children's Picture Book

International Book Awards Winner:

Winner - Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction
Finalist - Children's Fiction

Hollywood Book Festival Awards Winner:

Honorable Mention - Children's Picture Book

USA Best Book Awards Winner:

Winner - Children's Educational Picture Book

Los Angeles Book Festival Awards Winner:

Runner Up - Children's Picture Book 

Meet Marisa

My passion in life is to help Puerto Rican children and children of all backgrounds succeed in life. Children can become successful by reading. Reading can help fulfill their dreams! The books I write can help them in literacy. My award-winning books are educational as well as entertaining. 

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Contact Marisa

P.O. Box 1155 
Avondale, PA 19311 

~ Roberto Clemente

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