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Little Elephants / Elefantitos: A bilingual lift-the-flap book

Age 5+
Grade PK-K

Susie Jaramillo

Little Elephants / Elefantitos: A bilingual lift-the-flap book

Board book (Encantos Nov. 29, 2016) , Bilingual edition

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

Concept: Counting Numbers.

  • Novelty book with an accordion fold so the book can be opened completely and laid flat or made to stand so children can surround themselves with the story.
  • Interactive lift-the-flap features.
  • Reversible with the original Spanish song on one side and an English adaptation on the other side.
  • Each spread depicts a brightly colored numeral to help little ones learn to count to five.
  • Comes in a slipcase.

Children can also download the FREE companion app at as well as watch the sing along video at

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.

Canticos (Book 2)
9780996995 / 9780996995917
22.4 oz.
8.2 x 2.0 in.

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