My Little Donkey / Mi Burrito Sabanero

Little Donkey / Mi Burrito Sabanero is a bilingual (English & Spanish) app based on one of the most popular Christmas carols in Spanish: “Mi Burrito Sabanero” (The Little Donkey from the Savannah), which tells the tale of a trotting donkey on his journey to Bethlehem to meet baby Jesus.  

A Christmas Story

A lovable donkey and his rider trot across the screen on their way to Bethlehem, accompanied by other charming characters from the Canticos collection of Spanish nursery songs. The parade of colorful animals travel through the savannah, bearing gifts and musical surprises. The whimsical journey ends with the magical meeting of the Holy Family and Baby Jesus.

Sing & Read

The app is based on the bilingual book and includes the original song lyrics in three activities: Sing Along, Read To Me, and Read To Myself.  Sing along reading the lyrics at the bottom of the page or make them go away and just enjoy the music and the imagery. Read yourself and play with the characters, unlocking instruments and sounds in this magical world.

About the Song

“Mi Burrito Sabanero” is a Christmas carol from Venezuela. It was written by Venezuelan musician and composer Hugo Bianco and has been recorded by many popular Latino artists.