Santosh the Little Elephant

Award-winning Author, Educator and Literacy Advocate Gilbert-Ian Rueda invites you to experience a magical and imaginative world as he presents his children's book, perfect for 5-9 year olds. 

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Do You Visit Schools and Libraries?

Of course I visit schools and libraries! I enjoy meeting my readers and gaining some in the process. 

I am available for school and library appearances during the 2017-2018 school year. Please be sure to submit your request at

What is the best way to get you to come to our area?

It’s easy! Send a request. I want some way to communicate with the people who read my book and request my visit. That's why I created this website.

Thank you so much for your continued interest in my book and for sharing them with your Students & children.


Gilbert-Ian Rueda Speaks On A Number Of Topics Including Education, Literacy, Motivation And Resilience. To Learn More About How You Can Invite Him And Santosh To Your School Or Function,

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   Do you wish to Send Santosh Or Gilbert-Ian A Letter but Aren't sure if they will respond? Guess what? They will!

send your letters to P.O. Box 1994, El Paso, Texas 79950

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