Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Board Book Review and Giveaway

Last Updated on December 29, 2017 by ellen

My father was in the Navy when I was born, so I was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and spent the first few years of my life there. I have always been fascinated by the Spanish language, and I like to think it’s because I was exposed to it so much when I was little. Here in Vermont, children are much more likely to learn French as a second language Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Board Book Reviewsince we are so close to Quebec, Canada. Either way, when my kids were younger, I encouraged them to learn as many words from different languages as I could. This post has been sponsored, and product was provided.

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Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Board Book Review

Little Chickies / Los Pollitos board book is based on “Little Chickies Squeal / Los Pollitos Dicen”, one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the Spanish Speaking world. Little Chickies / Los Pollitos (Canticos) is all about the demanding nature of babies and the love, care and warmth their mothers give them.  In the story, the little chickie is born and squeals its first “pio” as it emerges from the egg. Then you follow them along on their first day and all of the times they squeal because they want something.  Each time the little chickie needs something, you’ll learn what the mother hen does to respond.

Little Chickies / Los Pollitos is a board book, so it’s perfect for little fingers to turn the pages, but there are also flaps on the pages that your child can lift which will help improve fine motor skills. The board can be read one way in English, or if you flip the book the other way and read from the back, you can read the story in Spanish.

You can have even more fun with Little Chickies / Los Pollitos because there is an app for that! The Canticos: Lost Pollitos App for smartphones and tablets is geared towards children 5 and under. It’s a fun and multilingual music app. It has a variety of creative play activities that encourage child development including sound and music skills, fine motor skills and visual awareness. Just a few activities included are:

  • Hear the nursery rhyme in 8 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Hindi.
  • Strum on a guitar to watch the chickies dance to your music.
  • Decorate an egg and watch your very own chickie hatch.
  • Create a whimsical flower arrangement for mama hen.
  • Collect stickers of our creations and more!

You can download the app for iPhone and Android or subscribe via YouTube.

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25 thoughts on “Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Board Book Review and Giveaway

  1. I love that its in English and Spanish. We are a multicultural home and we would love this for this kids!

  2. It is based on one of the most popular Spanish nursery rhymes. I didn’t know that!

  3. I learned that the book is based on one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the Spanish speaking world, which is an homage to the demanding nature of babies and the unconditional love, care and warmth given to them by their mommies.

  4. I learned that this was one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the Spanish speaking world…really cool…

  5. I learned that the author, Susan Jaramillo, grew up between Venezuela and the United States

  6. I learned this beautiful board book is good for ages: 0-4. I would love to win it for little one!
    Thank You for the chance

  7. I learned that the author, Susan Jaramillo, works out of her studio in Brooklyn and grew up between Venezuela and the United States.

  8. I learned that the book is based on a very popular spanish song about the demanding nature of babies.

  9. I learned that the sponsor – Little Pickle Press – is dedicated to creating media that fosters kindness in young people. What a lovely idea!

  10. I learned that they print and distribute our materials in an environmentally-friendly manner, using recycled paper, soy inks, and green packaging. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  11. I learned Little Pickle Press is dedicated to creating media that fosters kindness in young people—and doing so in a manner congruent with that mission.

  12. I learned that this book is Based on “Little Chickies Squeal/Los Pollitos Dicen”,

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