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Pepita Knows Two Languages
Inspired by the book Pepita Talks Twice by Ofelia Dumas Lachtman
Song by Sam Jones


This song is available on Sam Jones' Family Songs About Popular Children’s Books.

Lyrics:

(to the tune of “Alla En El Rancho Grande”)

There was a little girl who spoke two languages
Her name was Pepita
She spoke Spanish and English
She spoke Spanish and English
One day she ran home from school
To teach Lobo a new trick
But everybody stopped her
To help them with Spanish or English

She tiptoed and she ducked and she crawled to avoid them
But she got home too late
And her grumble just exploded
Her grumble just exploded
And then she made herself a promise
To stop speaking Spanish
Juan said she couldn’t say enchiladas
tacos, tamales, or salsa

Mr. Jones and Miss Garcia said it was wonderful
To speak two languages
But Pepita didn’t think so
Pepita didn’t think so

Until her little dog named Lobo
Was almost hit by a car
But when she yelled his name in Spanish
Lobo ran right back to her

And then from that day forward
She thought it was a great thing
To speak Spanish and English
To speak Spanish and English
To speak Spanish and English
Buenas noches, everyone!


See more of our Children's Literature Song Lyrics


Many thanks to Sam Jones for permission to publish these lyrics.
© Sam Jones. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Pepita Talks Twice © Ofelia Dumas Lachtman. All rights reserved.

 

 



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