Written by Grace Chong
Illustrated by Beth Parrocha-Doctolero
(Note: This book is written in English with parallel Filipino text)
Follow the adventures of endearing 6-year-old Mateo, a farmer’s son from Umingan, Pangasinan. Teo meets odd people and stumbles into strange situations, but in every encounter his admirable character shines through. Teo’s example inspires children to love God and others in everyday life.
Pearlie, a balikbayan girl, exclaims, "Cool" at the sight of local delights. Will Teo, with his little eyes, be able to see what Pearlie's big eyes see?