Costa Rica – Articles & Book Excerpts
Following his popular Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate book, author Jack Ewing delves into a tumultuous yet fascinating history of the south-central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in his second book, Where Tapirs and Jaguars Once Roamed.
“History is lost if it’s not written down,” says Ewing. “Over the past decades, I have come to love both this land and the people who inhabit it and felt their history needed to be told. I wrote Tapirs and Jaguars so that others may gain a deeper appreciation of this beautiful place.”
“For Jack’s many fans, the stories recalling episodes of his 45-year, personal […]
– Review of Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate, by Jennifer Ladewig, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, LLC, April, 2017
When we first got the book my 10-year-old said, “Mom, why does the title say that monkeys are made of chocolate?” After reading the book the title totally makes sense. My daughter has an intense fascination with animals and learned so much from this book. My daughter said:
“Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate is a fun way to learn about Costa Rica. In this book, you will learn about sloths, coatis, toucans, different types of trees and a lot more. My favorite chapter was […]