By David Robert,Ellie Cox

Armando is an 8 yr outdated Costa Rican boy with a full of life mind's eye who lives in Playa genuine, a secluded seashore at the northern Pacific coast of his nation. notwithstanding Armando is a made-up boy, Playa actual is a true position. It has every thing a boy might wish, together with Cave Island, an important rock island that resembles the pinnacle of a big and is rumored to harbor a pirate’s treasure. yet Armando’s idyllic seashore lifestyles adjustments dramatically at the evening of his 9th birthday whilst he encounters Bella, a nesting leatherback turtle—the “Baula” of the identify. Armando learns from Bella how she and her fellow turtles are dealing with extinction end result of the mindless habit of grasping and polluting people. Armando and los angeles Baula is either a cautionary ecological story and a party of a mystical position. And it's also the tale of the way a memorable boy makes use of his mind's eye to resolve the ethical limitation of holding gives you that appear impossibly at odds: one to his father and one to Bella, the Baula.

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