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Long ago in Peking, a rich, bored young boy named Sing Lo asked his rickshaw driver to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, it was rumored, hadn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. After meeting the elephant, Sing Lo is given a riddle that—if he can solve it—will bring satisfaction to them both.  Hace mucho tiempo en Peking, un niño rico y aburrido llamado Sing Lo pi Long ago in Peking, a rich, bored young boy named Sing Lo asked his rickshaw driver to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, it was rumored, hadn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. After meeting the elephant, Sing Lo is given a riddle that—if he can solve it—will bring satisfaction to them both.  Hace mucho tiempo en Peking, un niño rico y aburrido llamado Sing Lo pidió a su chofer que le enseñara el elefante Imperial—el animal que se decía que no había dormido desde que murió el emperador. Después de conocer al elefante, Sing Lo recibe un acertijo que, si lo puede resolver, les traerá felicidad a los dos.


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Long ago in Peking, a rich, bored young boy named Sing Lo asked his rickshaw driver to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, it was rumored, hadn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. After meeting the elephant, Sing Lo is given a riddle that—if he can solve it—will bring satisfaction to them both.  Hace mucho tiempo en Peking, un niño rico y aburrido llamado Sing Lo pi Long ago in Peking, a rich, bored young boy named Sing Lo asked his rickshaw driver to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, it was rumored, hadn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. After meeting the elephant, Sing Lo is given a riddle that—if he can solve it—will bring satisfaction to them both.  Hace mucho tiempo en Peking, un niño rico y aburrido llamado Sing Lo pidió a su chofer que le enseñara el elefante Imperial—el animal que se decía que no había dormido desde que murió el emperador. Después de conocer al elefante, Sing Lo recibe un acertijo que, si lo puede resolver, les traerá felicidad a los dos.

32 review for El elefante no puede dormir: (La almohada del elefante) Cuento popular chino

  1. 4 out of 5

    Jennifer

    A little long for preschool story time, this one would be great for older kids. The pictures are beautiful!

  2. 4 out of 5

    Amy

    Sing Lo, the son of a rich merchant in Peking, constantly searches for some new thing in his pampered yet bored existence. He enlists his rickshaw man to show him the "greatest sight of all." The man takes the boy to see the Imperial Elephant, who refuses to see people and cannot sleep ever since the old Emperor died. Sing Lo searches for many things to help the elephant sleep: buns, milk with ginger and honey, and a pillow. At last the elephant falls asleep! In the process, Sing Lo loses his bo Sing Lo, the son of a rich merchant in Peking, constantly searches for some new thing in his pampered yet bored existence. He enlists his rickshaw man to show him the "greatest sight of all." The man takes the boy to see the Imperial Elephant, who refuses to see people and cannot sleep ever since the old Emperor died. Sing Lo searches for many things to help the elephant sleep: buns, milk with ginger and honey, and a pillow. At last the elephant falls asleep! In the process, Sing Lo loses his boredom as he cares for someone other than himself. I considered it a subtle and deftly-told tale on the joys of service.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Amy

    This book has lovely, richly colored pictures, it's a sweet, gentle, kind story, and it's an excellent bedtime read. Sure to make tired little ones, and *certainly* tired adults appreciate that cozy bed. This book has lovely, richly colored pictures, it's a sweet, gentle, kind story, and it's an excellent bedtime read. Sure to make tired little ones, and *certainly* tired adults appreciate that cozy bed.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Suzy

    A lovely story, one i enjoyed reading to my 2 year daughter for her bedtime story.

  5. 4 out of 5

    Diana Pettis

    My son Xander is fascinated by elephants and today at the Springvale Library our Shelia Dube the childrens' librarian recommended this book. Read a loud for children 6 and under. My son Xander is fascinated by elephants and today at the Springvale Library our Shelia Dube the childrens' librarian recommended this book. Read a loud for children 6 and under.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Mckinley

    Taking care of/thinking for others.

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  17. 4 out of 5

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  18. 4 out of 5

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  19. 5 out of 5

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  29. 4 out of 5

    Sonia Allison

  30. 5 out of 5

    Jen

  31. 4 out of 5

    Kiara

  32. 4 out of 5

    JJ

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