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The Swing (Singable Poem by RLS) a New Illustration by Julie Morstad

Posted on: February 19, 2013

An exciting find at the bookstore today!

Though I’ve enjoyed singing this poem from compilations of Children’s Poetry, this is the first edition of the song I’ve ever found in its own book…and wonderful pictures they are, too.

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swing RLS julie morstad
The Swing
Poem by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Julie Morstad
Originally Published in A Child’s Garden of Verses
ISBN 978-1897476482

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Book trailer for Julie Morstad’s illustration of “The Swing”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUaJhfX1Lk8

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Full post about the THE SWING (by Robert Louis Stevenson), here:
The Swing, A Singalble Poem…and…Swinging with E.B.W. and R.L.S.
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/07/29/swinging-with-e-b-w-and-r-l-s/

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Related Posts:

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CHILD’S GARDEN OF VERSES, SINGABLE POEMS BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/03/28/a-childs-garden-of-verses-singable-poems-by-robert-louis-stevenson/

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MARK TWAIN ON ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/31/mark-twain-on-robert-louis-stevenson/

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

A list of SPBs with fun and sneakily educational content.  The kids won’t even know they’re learning!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/singable-picture-books-with-sneaky-educational-content/

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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY IN COMPILATIONS

An list of  singable poems from compilations of poetry for children
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/17/singable-poetry-a-list-of-poems-that-can-be-sung-from-illustrated-compilations-of-poetry-and-singable-picture-books/

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POETRY, SINGABLE POETRY IN INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
A list of individually illustrated poems that have been set to music and can be sung
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/

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