Puerto Rican Christmas Traditions welcome “Jibarito de la Cajita”

Puerto Rican Christmas culture will not be complete without the decorations, stories, and even gifts for children. One of them is the new Christmas book  “Jibarito de la Cajita”, the new part of the tradition for every child. Inspired by Elf on the Shelf, it is the creation of the Puerto Rican couple Victor and Merari Febus.

During the pandemic, the couple gave life to the character of Jibarito, a brilliant boy with a cheerful personality and good traits. In the story, he helps the three magi in finding a way to reach the “good people” children. The story of the book aims to instill in every young mind the importance of compassion, telling the truth, and other qualities future generations should learn.

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