Little Mice/Ratoncitos

Based on the popular Spanish preschool song “Cinco ratoncitos de colita gris” (or ‘Five pink-tailed mice’), our bilingual board book is perfect for storytime and sing-alongs. This teaching song helps children learn how to count on their fingers as they follow the mice on a very special mission: to eat as much cheese as they possibly can while avoiding the wily cat! With playful characters, brilliant colors, and interactive surprises, Little Mice/Ratoncitos is a wonderful addition to any young reader’s library.

A thoroughly engaging, ingeniously designed Latino celebration.

Kirkus Reviews

Delightful… Numerous flaps and a turn-the-wheel feature add to the fun… should draw smiles.

Publishers Weekly

A perfect choice for bilingual story times.

School Library Journal

The Lyrics

Cinco ratoncitos de colita gris,
mueven las orejas, mueven la nariz.


Abren los ojitos, comen sin cesar,
por si viene el gato, que los comerá.


Comen un quesito, y a su casa van,
cerrando la puerta, a dormir se van.
5 little mice with tails wide awake,
wiggle their noses and give their ears a shake.


Eyes wide open they quickly munch,
before they get caught by the cat for lunch.


They finish their cheese and back home they creep,
They close the door and go right to sleep.