Published On: Wed, Sep 16th, 2009

Sofrito 4 Kids: The Story Of The Coqui

Ok… so we started off Latino Heritage Month with an amazing contest to get some of you connected with new and exciting Latino Authors.

For day #2 I figured I would share this award winning video by Nelson Diaz

I really like the animation and I am not surprised at all that it has won the following recognition awards.

-Winner of Dusty Film festival, Outstanding achievement in Traditional animation
-Winner of Pre and Post Production grants, SVA animation program
-1st Honorable Mention, ASIFA-EAST animation festival
-Animators Ink. 5th Anniversary Bash
-East Lansing Children’s Film Festival
-Queens International Film Festival
-Boston Latino Film Festival
-Black Bear Film Festival

Check out more about this amazing artist at

Now make sure you watch this with your kids, or send it to someone who has kids!

Sofrito 4 Kids: The Story Of The Coqui