La Rumba de Nicolas - a song by the Gipsy Kings
Nicolas - a song by Etron Fou Leloublan
Corre, Nicolas, corre!/ Run, Nicholas, Run! (Gilles Tibo) - Nicolás's family makes sure that he is busy all the time. Even the weekends include organized, learning activities with no time to rest. With so many activities after school every day, he becomes exhausted and sick, eating and breathing with difficulty while running a high fever. His parents take care of him for a few days, allowing him to relax. When he gets better, they apologize for his jam-packed agenda and proudly announce an innovative and surprising change in his schedule. This humorous story will capture readers' hearts. The beautiful illustrations make it easy for young children to follow the story without reading the text, while more accomplished readers will be delighted by the animated cadence. This book can easily become a favorite for story times, bedtime sharing, or independent readers. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Le Petit Nicolas (Rene Goscinny and Jean-Jaques Sempe) - This classic book about a mischievous schoolboy and his friends, originally published in French in 1959, is now available in English. A collection of 19 escapades, the stories introduce the protagonist and his cohorts as they wreak havoc out of simple, everyday situations at school, on the playground, and at home. Pestering the substitute teacher, trying to adopt a lost dog, and quarreling over soccer positions (only to find there isn't even a ball) make for hilarious and timeless anecdotes that will have readers giggling. Adults will also appreciate Nicolas's childlike perception of each troublesome situation through his comments at the end of each adventure. These charming vignettes beg to be shared aloud in a classroom or library setting. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Nicolas, donde estas? (Osvaldo P. Amelio-Ortiz) - Nicholas loves to watch television—he loves the characters on the screen and he loves to create fantasies about them. But because he watches those characters so much, he soon discovers that his fantasies and television friendships are overwhelming the actual events and relationships in his life. In this intimate story, Nicholas begins to realize that what he really needs—to share his days and thoughts with someone he loves—he can never get from a television show. / A Nicolás le encanta ver televisión—le encantan los personajes detrás de la pantalla y le encanta crear fantasías sobre ellos. Pero, porque mira la tele con tanta frecuencia, pronto descubre que estas fantasías y amistades muchas veces contrastan con los eventos y amigos en su vida real. En este cuento íntimo, Nicolás se da cuenta que lo que actualmente necesita—compartir con alguien los valores del corazón—nunca podrá recibir de la televisión. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Nicolas, Where Have You Been? (Leo Lionni) - The mice community is angered by the birds who continually pick the sweetest berries, while the mice are left with the unripened ones. When Nicholas goes in search of a berry patch unscathed by birds, he is snatched up by a large black bird, falls into a nest sheltering three baby birds, becomes friendly with them, and finally returns to his fellow mice, telling them of the good deeds of the bird family. Recommended for ages 5-9.
Famous People Named Nicolas - Nicolas Cage (actor); Nicolas Sarkozy (President of France)
Famous People who Named their Son Nicolas - Brigitte Bardot (actress); Felipe Giaffone (racecar driver)
Nicolas - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Nicolas (see Nicholas).