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 also download the FREE companion app at canticosworld.com/apps/ as well as 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.
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.