Little Elephants / Elefantitos

Little Elephants / Elefantitos

by Susie Jaramillo

Board Book(Bilingual: Spanish-English)

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Overview

Little Elephants/Elefantitos is the 2nd book in the bilingual (English & Spanish) nursery rhyme collection from Canticos.

This children’s book is based on the song “Un elefante se balanceaba”, a traditional Mexican counting song. It teaches little ones how to count to five plus serves as the perfect bedtime story.

Canticos animated videos are now streaming across Nickelodeon’s digital platforms. Watch them now at nickjr.com/canticos

Concept: Counting Numbers.

Format: 6” by 6” board book format perfect for little readers but with the same fun surprises as the original slipcase book. Interactive lift-the-flap features. English and Spanish on opposite pages. Each spread depicts a brightly colored numeral to help little ones learn to count to five. “This book belongs to” page to personalize with a child’s name.

Children can watch the sing along video at canticosworld.com/videos

Book summary: In this book, a number of elefantitos balance on a spiderweb, much to the annoyance of the spider. Counting with each additional elephant, children become familiar counting to five…until all the elephants fall down!

About the Series: Canticos is a collection of the most beloved nursery rhymes and children’s songs from all over the Spanish-speaking world. Canticos creates bilingual books, apps, and sing-along videos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945635144
Publisher: Encantos Media
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Series: Canticos Series , #2
Edition description: Bilingual: Spanish-English
Pages: 16
Sales rank: 163,455
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 5 Years

About the Author

Susie Jaramillo: Susie Jaramillo is a mom, an artist and a creative director raising two bilingual children. She worked for many years in advertising having co-founded the vox collective, a NY-based boutique multicultural agency where she served as Chief Creative Officer until 2012. She attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she majored in painting and illustration.

Susie grew up between Venezuela and the United States, always going back and forth fluently between cultures. As a child, she was exposed to songs and traditions from both the United States and Latin America. To bring to life all the things she loved about her Latino culture she created Canticos and now kids of all ages can enjoy these nursery rhymes and songs! She lives in Brooklyn.

Reading Group Guide

English

One little elephant balanced oh so elegant right on the web of a spider… Along came a friend from around the bend and the elephant called to invite her. Two little elephants balanced oh so elegant right on the web of a spider… Along came a friend from around the bend and the elephants called to invite her. Three little elephants balanced oh so elegant right on the web of a spider… Along came a friend from around the bend and the elephants called to invite her. Four little elephants balanced oh so elegant right on the web of a spider… Along came a friend from around the bend and the elephants called to invite her. Five little elephants balanced oh so elegant right on the web of a spider… Along came a friend from around the bend and the elephants called to invite her. ¡Ooooooops!

Spanish


Un elefante se balanceaba sobre la tela de una araña, como veía que resistía fue a llamar a otro elefante. Dos elefantes se balanceaban, sobre la tela de una araña, como veían que resistía fueron a llamar a otro elefante. Tres elefantes se balanceaban, sobre la tela de una araña, como veían que resistía fueron a llamar a otro elefante. Cuatro elefantes elefantes se balanceaban, sobre la tela de una araña, como veían que resistía fueron a llamar a otro elefante. Cinco elefantes elefantes se balanceaban, sobre la tela de una araña, como veían que resistía fueron a llamar a otro elefante. ¡Uuuuuupa!

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