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Singable Bookshelf K-O

Welcome to the Sing Books with Emily Singable Bookshelf!
For information about the features and use of
the Singable Bookshelf K-O, scroll  to the bottom of this page.

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Keep On Sewing, Betsy Ross! (A Fun Song About the First American Flag)
Book by Michael Dahl
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio

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Kids Go!
Words and Music by They Might Be Giants
Illustrated by Pascal Campion

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The Kingfisher Playtime Treasury (A Collection of Playground Rhymes, Games and Action Songs)

Selected by Pie Corbett
Illustrated by Mora & Colin MacLean

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Knick Knack Paddy Whack

Traditional Words and Tune
Arrangements by Mark Collins
Illustrations by Christiane Engel
(I love this version of “Knick Knack,” published by Barefoot Books, for the clever arrangement, adding a new instrument with each number, and terrific CD that includes a great vocal by SteveSongs, but best of all a singable instrumental track that gets toes a-tappin’ and perfect for singing along)
Published by Barefoot Books 

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=9–t3zl4NkY
Knick Knack Paddy Whack
Traditional Words and Tune
Arrangements by Mark Collins
Illustrations by Christiane Engel
Singable Picture Book Video from Barefoot Books:
http://www.youtube.com/user/barefootbooks

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Knick Knack Paddy Whack
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

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Knock at the Door (And Other Action Rhymes)

Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Kay Chorao

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Knock Knock, Trick or Treat
Singable Picture Book Video from SuperSimpleSongs.com
Super Simple Songs YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/supersimplesongs
www.youtube.com/watch?v=j39m-Y6x6No

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Lady Liberty (A Biography)
Book Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
This book features the poem “The New Colossus,” 
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Set to Music as “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” by Irving Berlin

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The Lady with the Alligator Purse
Traditional Words and Music
Words Adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

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The Lake Isle of Innisfree
by William Butler Yeats can be found in,

A Pot o’ Gold: A Treasury of Irish Stories, Poetry, Folklore, and (of Course) Blarney
Words and Music by Various Artists
Compiled by Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by David McPhail

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The Lake Isle of Innisfree” poster

Grasshopper Sings (“The Lake Isle of Innisfree”)
Illustration by Reynold Ruffins (for Push Pin Graphics)
Text by William Butler Yeats from poem “THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE”
Lyric captured on this poster:
“Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;”

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The Land of Counterpane
Poem by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Originally Published in A Child’s Garden of Verses
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Various Artists in Various Compilations of Children’s Poetry
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/03/06/the-land-of-counterpane-a-singable-poem/

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Land of Nod (and Other Poems for Children by Robert Louis Stevenson)
Selected by Michael Hague
Illustrated by Michael Hague

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The Lap-Time Song and Play Book
Traditional Words and Tunes
Edited by Jane Yolen
Musical Arrangements by Adam Stemple
Illustrated by Margo Tomes

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laura's music book 1 (big woods & farmer boy)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM1)
Music from “Little House in the Big Woods” and “Farmer Boy”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-747-6
Book Code: LM1 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 2 (little house on the prairie)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM2)
Music from “Little House on the Prairie”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-748-3
Book Code: LM2 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 3 (on the banks of plum creek)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM3)
Music from “On the Banks of Plum Creek”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-749-0
Book Code: LM3 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 4 (by the shores of silver lake)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM4)
Music from “By the Shores of Silver Lake”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-750-6
Book Code: LM4 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 5 (long winter)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM5)
Music from “The Long Winter”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-751-3
Book Code: LM5 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 6 (little town on the prairie)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM6)
Music from “Little Town on the Prairie”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-752-0
Book Code: LM6 (This link includes song list)

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laura's music book 7 (these happy golden years)
Laura’s Music: Songs from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Books (LM7)
Music from “These Happy Golden Years”
Edited by Dale Cockrell
Published by A-R Editions, Inc.
ISBN 978-0-89579-753-7
Book Code: LM7 (This link includes song list)

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Last Song (A Lullaby)
Poem by James Guthrie
Music by Emily Everson Gleichenhaus and Paul Raiman
Illustrated by Eric Rohmann
Sing-Along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/last-song

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Last Song, a page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
SBWE Advent Calendar Last Song
Last Song (A Lullaby)
Poem by James Guthrie
Music by Emily Everson Gleichenhaus and Paul Raiman
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar Last Song
Sing-Along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/last-song

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Last Song
Poem by James Guthrie
Music by Emily Gleichenhaus and Paul Raiman
Pictures Assembled by Emily Gleichenhaus
To view or print this book, click here:
last song book eleg sbwe
Sing-Along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/last-song

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Late for School

Words and Music by Steve Martin
Illustrated by C.F. Payne
Published by Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group, New York, 2010
ISBN 978-044-6-55702-3

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Songbook (Favorite Songs from the LITTLE HOUSE Books)
Music and Words by Various Artists
Compiled and Edited by Eugenia Garson
Arranged for Piano by Herbert Haufrecht
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book has a number of editions with differing cover art.

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Lavender’s Blue (A Book of Nursery Rhymes)
Traditional Words and tunes
Compiled by Kathleen Lines
Illustrated by Harold Jones

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Lean to Speak Music (a Guide to Creating, Performing, & Promoting Your Songs)
Book by John Crossingham
Design & Illustration by Jeff Kulak

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Learsongs
Poems by Edward Lear
Cover Illustrations by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by William Mathias
This work has musical settings of 5 Edward Lear poems:
Calico Pie, The Duck and the Kangaroo, The Owl and the Pussycat, Uncle Arly, The Pelican Chorus
Product description here: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780193374683.do

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Leave Your Sleep (A collection of classic children’s poetry)
Poems by Various Artists
Music by Natalie Merchant
Illustrated by Barbara McClintock

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Leave Your Sleep
Album by Natalie Merchant
Musial Settings by Natalie Merchant
Poems by Various Artists
*Preview the album, here:
http://www.nataliemerchant.com/p/leave-your-sleep
* Natalie Merchant’s web page for the poems:
http://www.nataliemerchant.com/r/leave-your-sleep
*Musical settings of the following poems (some of which have been made into their own Singable Picture Books), listed in alphabetical order:

  • ADVENTURES OF ISABEL
  • AUTUMN LULLABY
  • BLEEZER’S ICE-CREAM
  • BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT, THE
  • CALICO PIE
  • CRYING, MY LITTLE ONE
  • DANCING BEAR, THE
  • EQUESTRIENNE
  • GRISELDA
  • I SAW A SHIP A-SAILING
  • IF NO ONE EVER MARRIES ME
  • INDIAN NAMES
  • IT MAKES A CHANGE
  • JANITOR’S BOY, THE
  • KING OF CHINA’S DAUGHTER, THE
  • LAND OF NOD, THE
  • MAGGIE AND MILLY AND MOLLY AND MAY
  • MAN IN THE WILDERNESS, THE
  • NURSERY RHYME OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE
  • PEPPERY MAN, THE
  • SLEEPY GIANT, THE
  • SPRING AND FALL: TO A YOUNG CHILD
  • SWEET & A LULLABY
  • TOPSYTURVEY-WORLD
  • VAIN AND CARELESS
  • WALLOPING WINDOW BLIND, THE


Lentil
Written and Illustrated by Robert McCloskey

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Let Freedom Sing

Traditional Words and Tune
Text by Vanessa Newton
Illustrated by Vanessa Newton
(This special and joyously illustrated book, with text about heros of the civil rights movement and a page of information and lyrics for songs that lifted the spirits of those facing the challenges of that time, contains the lyrics for “This Little Light of Mine.”)

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let it shine
Let it Shine (Three Favorite Spirituals)
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
For a list of the songs in this book and info, click the title.

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A page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR: LET IT SNOW
SBWE Advent Calendar let it snow
Let It Snow
Words by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jule Styne
To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “Let It Snow” click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar let it snow
This item is for home use only.

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Words by Beth Slater Whitson
Music by Leo Friedman
Illustrated by Amanda Haley

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Let’s Sing Together
Compiled by Peter Yarrow
Illustrated by Terry Widener
Collection of Folk Songs, Illustrated from the:
The Peter Yarrow Songbook Series

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Let There Be Peace (Prayers from Around the World)

Edited by Jeremy Brooks
Illustrated by Jude Daly
(Singable Prayers include: “Make Me and Instrument of your Peace” (a prayer of St. Francis of Assisi) and “Let There Be Peace on Earth”)

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Let There Be Peace on Earth (And Let It Begin with Me)
Music and words by Jill Jackson and Sy Miller
Illustrations by David Diaz

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The Life I Live: Collected Poems of Lois Lenski
Words, Poems and Hymn Lyrics by Lois Lenski
Music by Clyde Robert Bulla
Illustrated by Lois Lenski

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Lift Every Voice and Sing

Words by James Weldon Johnson
Music by John Rosamond Johnson
Illustrated by Bryan Collier
This book features printed music. 

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Lift Every Voice and Sing
Words and Music by James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
Illustrated by Mozelle Thompson

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Lift Every Voice and Sing (Pictorial Tribute to the Negro National Anthem) 
Words by James Weldon Johnson
Music by John Rosamond Johnson
Illustrated with Photographs by Various Artists
Introduction by Debbie Eton-Chin

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Lift Every Voice and Sing
Words by James Weldon Johnson
Music by John Rosamond Johnson
Illustrated by  Elizabeth Catlett
Introduction by Debbie Eton-Chin

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Lightly Row

Music Map Series: Multicultural Song 4
Published by Koomzaal
Traditional Words and Tune

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Light the Candles!  Beat the Drums! (a book of holidays)
Text by Jane Sarnoff
Illustrated by Reynold Ruffins

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Like Me and You (Raffi Song to Read)
Words and Music by Raffi
Illustrated by Lillian Hoban
ISBN 978-0517885529

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Limericks by Lear
Verses by Edward Lear
Sing to a Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Published in 1965 by World Publishing Company
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 65-22152
All Limericks can be Sung with the Tune Emily Sings, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/limerick-tune-there-was-an-old

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Lisa Loeb’s Silly Sing-Along (The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs)
Words and Tunes by Lisa Loeb, Various Artists, and Traditional
Songs Performed by Lisa Loeb
Illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke

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Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Movin’ and Shakin’ (the Air Band Song and Other Toe-Tapping Tunes)
Words and Tunes by Lisa Loeb, Various Artists, and Traditional
Songs Performed by Lisa Loeb
Illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke
Published by  Sterling Publishing
ISBN: 9781402769160

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Listen to Learn (Using American music to understand language arts and social studies, grades 5-8)
By Terri Tibbett
Words and Music by Various Artists
This compilation includes:
“Lincoln Portrait” (by Aaron Copland)

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Little Birdie by MPG
LITTLE BIRDIE
Words and Music by Mo Gleichenhaus
Picture assembled by Sing Books with Emily
View or print this page, here:
Little Birdie by MPG 2013
Listen to the scratch recording of LITTLE BIRDIE (by Mo Gleichenhaus), here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/little-birdie-by-mo-2013-02-03

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Little Boy Blue (Finger Plays Old and New)

Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Daphne Hogstrom

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Little Bunny Foo Foo (the Real Story)
Traditional Words and Tune
Story and Song Adapted by Cori Doerrfeld
Illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld

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Little Bunny Foo Foo (Told and Sung by The Good Fairy)
Traditional Words and Tune
Story and Song Adapted by Paul Brett Johnson
Illustrated by Paul Brett Johnson

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Little Drummer Boy

Words and music by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, and Harry Simeone
Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats
(“Little Drummer Boy” is featured in the Scholastic Video Collection)

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The Littlest Birds Sing the Prettiest Songs (Folk Music)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Collected by Jennie Smith
Illustrated by Jennie Smith
ISBN 9780811875097

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The Little Elf
Words by John Kendrick Bangs
Music by Various Artists, Including Ginger Sands
Illustrated by Unknown
To print and sing this sweet poem, click here:
little elf w line drawing

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The Little Elf
Words by John Kendrick Bangs
Music by Various Artists, Including Ginger Sands
Illustrated by Kurt Wiese, on p. 170 of Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)

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The Little Fir Tree
Story by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Jim Lamarche (2005)

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The Little Fir Tree
Story by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Barbara Cooney (1954)

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The Little Fir Tree
Story by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Barbara Cooney (?) (1954)

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Little Goblins Ten
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow
Words Adapted by Pamela Jane
Illustrated by Jane Manning

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A Little House Christmas (Holiday Stories from the Little House Books), Vol. 1
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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A Little House Christmas (Holiday Stories from the Little House Books), Vol. 2
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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Little House in the Big Woods

Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Garth Williams
This book features the songs:
Yankee Doodle
Money Musk

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Little House on the Prairie
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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Little Jack Horner
Traditional Words and Tune
Sing to the Tune of LITTLE MISS MUFFET
Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard in Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
 little jack horner childcraft for SBWE

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a little madness for the king
A LITTLE MADNESS IN THE SPRING
Selection from the Poem by Emily Dickinson
Sing to Little Tune by Emily
Sing this little tune with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/a-little-madness-in-the-spring
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
a little madness for the king

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a little nonsense relished
A Little Nonsense Relished
Phrase by Roald Dahl
From the book CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR
From the movie WILLY WONKA  AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Sing to an Adaptation of Twinkle Little Star
Sing this little tune with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/a-little-nonsense-now-and-then
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
a little nonsense relished

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Little Orphant Annie
Poem by James Whitcomb Riley
Illustrated by Diane Stanley
Musical Settings by Various Artists

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Little Miss Muffet (As told and illustrated by Iza Trapani)
Traditional Words and Tune
Rhyme Extension /  Additional Words by Iza Trapani
Illustrated by Iza Trapani

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Little Miss Muffet
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson

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Little Miss Muffet Counts to Ten
Traditional Music
Words Adapted by Emma Chichester Clark
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

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Little House in the Big Woods

Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Garth Williams
This book features the songs:
Yankee Doodle

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Little Town on the Prairie
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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Little Rabbit Foo Foo
Traditional Words and Tune
Story and Song Adapted by Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Arthur Robins

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Little Songs & Singable Poems for SBWE
Collected byEmily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Music, Words and Illustration by Various Artists

For an evolving list of titles included in this binder, click the title.

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Little Tree

Tune by Various Artists
Poem by e.e. cummings
Illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray

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The Little Turtle
Poem by Vachel Linsay
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Priscilla Pointer
From: Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)p. 96
This poem is printed and illustrated in many books of poetry for children, including:
A Children’s Treasury of Poems
A Family of Poems (My Favorite Poetry for Children)
Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
Sing LITTLE TURTLE with Emily, here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/there-was-a-little-turtle-eleg-2010

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Little White Duck
Words by Walt Whippo
Music by Bernard Zaritzky
Illustrated by Joan Paley
Burl Ives singing “Little White Duck“: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001386QTM/ref=dm_dp_trk1?ie=UTF8&qid=1268673770&sr=8-4
Danny Kaye singing “Little White Duck“: http://www.amazon.com/The-Little-White-Duck/dp/B00270ALR8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1268674033&sr=1-1
Raffi singing “Little White Duck”: http://www.amazon.com/Little-White-Duck/dp/B0010VBOAS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1268674111&sr=1-1

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Living With Others
Words by Lois Lenski
Music by Clyde Robert Bulla
Illustrated by Lois Lenski
Published by Connecticut Council of Churches (1952)

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The Lobster Quadrille (and Other Poems for Children)
Edited by Lucy Simon
Illustrated by Susan Bennett
CD: Carly & Lucy Simon Sing Songs for Children
The poems illustrated and set to music in the book, and on the CD:
Wynken, Blynken and Nod (Eugene Field)
Calico Pie (Edward Lear)
The Lamplighter (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Owl and the Pussycat (Edward Lear)
Sleep, Baby, Sleep (Traditional Lullaby)
The Lamb (William Blake)
The Lobster Quadrille (Lewis Carroll)
Who Has Seen the Wind (Christina Rossetti)
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
A Red, Red Rose (Robert Burns)
A Pavane for the Nursery (William Jay Smith)

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Lois Lenski’s Christmas Stories
Words and Music by Lois Lenski
Illustrated by Lois Lenski

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Lois Lenski’s Mother Goose
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Lois Lenski
Published by Harper & Brothers (1927)

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The Lollipops Song
Words and Music by Nita Buie
Illustrated by Tate Publishing
ISBN 978-1-60799-042-0
This book comes with a code that you can use to download the author singing her song.

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London Bridge is Falling Down (the song and the game)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Ed Emberley

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London Bridge is Falling Down
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Peter Spier

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The Long Winter
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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The Lord’s PrayerA page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
SBWE Advent Calendar Lord's Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer
Traditional Words
Musical Setting by Albert Hay Malotte

To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “The Lord’s Prayer,” click here:
 SBWE Advent Calendar Lord’s Prayer

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The Lord’s Prayer

Traditional Words
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Tim Ladwig

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The Lord’s Prayer
Traditional Words
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Heidi Holder

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The Lord’s Prayer
Traditional Words
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Debbie Lush

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The Lord’s Prayer
Traditional Words
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Heidi Holder

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Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
Writen by Iona Opie, Peter Opie, and Marina Warner

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Los Mariachis
Words by Rita Rosa Ruesga
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of “Ten Little Monkeys”)
Illustrated by Euliser Polanco

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Love Me Tender
Words Elvis Presley, Vera Matson (credited),  Ken Darby (uncredited)
Music by George R. Poulton
Illustrated by Tom Browning

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Lullabies (and Illustrated Songbook)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated with Artwork from the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
A Companion CD found here:
http://www.amazon.com/Lullabies–Songbook-Companion-Welsh-Traditional/dp/B00000083Z/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1310668853&sr=1-1
This book contains the following lullabies:

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Lullabies & Goodnight (A Collection of Lullaby Poetry Featuring the Artwork of Mary Cassatt.)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated with Artwork by mary Cassatt

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Lullabies and Night Songs
Words by Various Artists
Music and Arrangements by Alec Wilder
Pictures by Maurice Sendak
Edited by William Engvick
LOC Catalog Card Number: 65-22880

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Lullaby Baby
(50 Songs to Read, Sing, and Hear)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Audrey Ficociello

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The Lullaby Songbook
Words and Music by Various Artists
Edited by Jane Yolen
Musical Arrangements by Adam Stemple
Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak

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Lundi Matin
Text and Pictures by Uri Shulevitz
ISBN 978-2746709379

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Lundi Matin, L’Emereur, Sa Femme et Le Petit Prince
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Martine Bourre
ISBN 978-2278053735

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Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A-Z
Limericks by Edmund Dulac
Sing to a Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac
To view or print a PDF, click here:
lyrics pathetic and humorous a-z 1

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maggie and milly and molly and may, poem by ee cummings, set to music by various artists, including Natalie Merchant, is featured in,

Poetry for Young People: The Seasons

Edited by John N. Serio
Illustrated by Robert Crockett

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maggie and milly and molly and maypoem by ee cummings, set to music by various artists, including Natalie Merchant, is featured in,

Random House Book of Poetry for Children

(A Treasury of 572 Poems for Today’s Child)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Selected by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

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Magic Train Ride
Words by Saly Crabtree
Illustrated by Sonia Esplugas
(This book, published by Barefoot Books, features a sing-along CD)
Published by Barefoot Books 

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Mail Myself to You
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
This item is for classroom, home and library use only.

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Mail Myself to You
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Illustrated by Vera Rosenberry

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Make New Friends
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Nan Brooks

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Make Your Own American Eagle Pop-Up
Concept and Illustration by Chuck Fischer
Design and Paper Engineering by Bruce Foster
http://www.sil.si.edu/PDF/eagle_popup.pdf
Put this together and sing with patriotic favorites or “The Preamble” as set to music by Lynn Ahrens”

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Man Gave Names to All the Animals
Words and Music by Bob Dylan
Illustrated by Jim Arnosky

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Man Gave Names to All the Animals

Words and Music by Bob Dylan
Illustrated by Scott Menchin

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The Man on the Flying Trapeze (The Circus Life of Emmett Kelly, Sr., told with pictures & song!)
Original Words by Lyrics by George Leybourne
Music by Gaston Lyle (Originally Arranged by Alfred Lee)
Lyric Adaptations bs by Robert Quackenbush
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush

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The Man with the Violin
Story by Kathy Stinson
Illustrations by Dusan Petricic
Postscript by Joshua Bell

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Marguerite de Angeli’s Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
376 Rhymes with more than 260 Illustrations
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY (1954)
LOC Catalog Card # 54-9838

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A page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR: Marshmallow World
SBWE Advent Calendar Marshmallow World
Marshmallow World
Words by Carl Sigman
Music by Peter DeRose
To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “Marshmallow World” click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar Marshmallow World
This item is for home use only.

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Marsupial Sue
Words by John Lithgow
Music by Bill Elliott
Illustrated by Jack E. Davis
(This book includes a vocal and instrumental track on a sing-along CD as well as a printed music…GREAT!!)

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Marsupial Sue Presents The Runaway Pancake
Words by John Lithgow
Illustrated by Jack E. Davis
This book includes a CD of John Lithgow singing “The Runaway Pancake” song.

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The Marvelous Toy
Words and Music by Tom Paxton
Illustrated by Steve Cox

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The Marvelous Toy
Words and Music by Tom Paxton
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
(The Singable Picture Book version of “The Marvelous Toy” can be sung with the same tracks that are included with Steve Cox’s illustration of the same song.)

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Mary Engelbreit’s Mother Goose (One Hundred Best-Loved Verses)
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Mary Engelbreit

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Mary Had a Little Lamb (Sing-Along Stories)
Traditional Tune
Original Rhyme by Sarah Josepha Hale
Words Adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

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Mary Had a Little Lamb
Traditional Tune
Words by Sarah Josepha Hale
Illustrated by Tomie dePaola

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Mary Had  Little Lamb
Traditional Tune
Original Rhyme by Sarah Josepha Hale
Words Adapted by Iza Trapani
Illustrated by Iza Trapani

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Mary Had a Little Lamb
Traditional Tune
Original Rhyme by Sarah Josepha Hale
Illustrated by Salley Mavor

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Mary Wore Her Red Dress (and Henry Wore His Green Sneakers)
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Merle Peek
Illustrated by Merle Peek

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Math Fact War Card Game
Here are the rules:

To view or print the rules, click here:
MATH FACT WAR CARD GAME RULES GHAUS 2012

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May There Always Be Sunshine
Traditional Words and Music
Additional Words by Jim Gill
Illustrated by Susie Signorino-Richards

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may the stars drip down
May the Stars Drip Down
Words and Music by Jeremy Chatelain
Music by the Band Cub Country
Illustrated by Nikki McClure

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Me and My Animal Friends
Words and Music by Ralph Covert
Illustrated by Laurie Keller

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Me and Paul Revere
(Single album cover)
Words and Music by Steve Martin
Performed by Mr. Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Christopher Bing

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Midnight Riders (a Fund song about the Ride of Paul Revere and William Dawes) 
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of “Over Hill, Over Dale”)
Musical Arrangement by Elizabeth Temple
Text and Lyrics by Michael Dahl
Illustrated by Brandon Reibling
ISBN 1-4048-0129-4

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Milk and Honey (a Year of Jewish Holidays)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Edited by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Louise August

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Miss Mary Mack (Sing-Along Stories)
Traditional Words and Tune
Adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
ISBN 978-0-316-07614-2

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Miss Mary Mack and Other Children’s Street Rhymes

Edited by Joanna Cole  and Stephanie Calmenson
Illustrated by Alan Tiegreen

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mixed up morning blues
Mixed-Up Morning blues
By Mark Ross
Illustrated by Nathan Mellott
This CD includes a sing-along recording of “The Mixed-Up Morning Blues”

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Mockingbird
Traditional Words and Tune (Sing to the tune of “Hush Little Baby”)
Words Adapted by Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Paul Howard

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A Modest Collection of Traditional Songs of the Colonial Period
Words and Music by Various Artists
Collected and Edited by M. Richard Tully

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Momma Loves Her Little Son
Words by John Carter Cash
Tune by John Carter Cash
Illustrated by Marc Burckhardt
Down load or listen to a clip of the tune, here:
http://www.amazon.com/Momma-Loves-Her-Little-Son/dp/B0027RCA66/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1276084691&sr=8-3-spell

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Monkey Jungle (A Children’s CD with Sing-a-Long Book)
Words and Music by Ty Stoller
Musical Arrangements by Brad Swanson
Illustrated by Leah Feria Ordonia

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Monkey Puzzle
Words and Music by Julie Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

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Monster Goose
Traditional Tunes
Words Adapted by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Jack E. Davis

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The MonsterOlogist (A Memoir in Rhyme)

Ghostwritten by Bobbi Katz
Illustrated by Adam McCauley
(I bought this book for its BeWitching adaptation of “My Favorite Things” (Original Words by Oscar Hammerstein II, Words Adapted by Bobbi Katz, Music by Richard Rodgers)

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The Monsters On the Bus

Traditional Words and Tune (sing to the tune of “The Wheels on the Bus”)
Words Adapted by Sarah Albee
Illustrated by Joseph Ewers
Published by Jelly Bean Books

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Monster Mash
Words and Music by Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi
Illustrated by David Catrow
ISBN 978-0545214797

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The Monster Mash
Words and Music by Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi
Illustrated by Maria Sarria
Published by Hallmark (2010)

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Moo, Moo, Brown Cow, Have You Any Milk?
Traditional Tune (Sing to the Tune of
Baa!  Baa!  Black Sheep“)
Words Adapted by Phillis Gershatoe
Illustrated by Giselle Potter

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Moon

Music Map Series: Multicultural Song 2
Published by Koomzaal
Traditional Words and Tune

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The Moon
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson
(This poem by RLS is from “A Child’s Garden of Verses.” Robert Louis Stevenson’s poems are wonderfully musical and singable which is why so many have been set to music.  My favorite version of “The Moon” is by Ted Jacobs, on his album “A Child’s Garden of Songs,” Track 14, you can preview the song by clicking here:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002EIS9HW/ref=dm_dp_trk14?ie=UTF8&qid=1266672852&sr=8-1)

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The Moon
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Denise Saldutti
ISBN 0-06-443098-7

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Moon Song

Poem by Mildred Plew Meigs
Illustrated by Chris Conover
Sing along with Ginger Sands’ excellent vocals, Track 1, or instrumental, Track 11 on her album “Gift of Make-Believe”:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Gift-of-Make-Believe/dp/B0019VU8QU/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1267562676&sr=8-4

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The More We Get Together
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church

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morning has broken
Morning Has Broken

Music from Traditional Hymn, “Bunessan”
Poem by Eleanor Farjeon
Illustrated by Tim Ladwig
Sing-along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/morning-has-broken-eleg-2010

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Moses Supposes His Toeses are Roses (and 7 Other Silly Old Rhymes)
Traditional Rhymes and Tunes
Adapted by Nancy Patz
Illustrated by Nancy Patz

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Mosquitoes are Ruining My Summer (and other silly dilly camp songs)
Words and Lyric Adaptations by Alan Katz
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by David Catrow

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Mother Goose
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

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The Mother Goose Book

Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen

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Mother Goose Building Blocks (Build to Learn, Learn to Build)

Illustrated by Len Ebert based on the illustrations of Blanche Fisher Wright

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Mother Goose Manners

Traditional  Words and Tunes
Additional Words and Adaptations by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrations by Pascale Constantin

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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Cristina Ong

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Mother Goose on the Loose
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Hans Wilhelm

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Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes Set to Music
Words by  M. L. Eleiott and Various Artists
Music by J. W. Elliott and Various Artists
Illustrated with Engravings by the Dalziel Brothers and Various Artists

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Mother Goose Remembers
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Clare Beaton
(This book, published by Barefoot Books, features a sing-along CD)
Published by Barefoot Books 

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Mother Goose Rhymes
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Lois Lenski
Published by Platt & Munk (1930)

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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Lois Lenski
Published by Platt & Munk (1922)

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The Mother Goose Songbook
Traditional Words and Tunes
Compiled and Arranged by Tom Glazer
Illustrated by David McPhail

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Mother Goose’s Storytime Nursery Rhymes

Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

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Mother’s Song (A Lullaby)

Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Ellin Greene
Illustrated by Elizabeth Saylels
(This book features printed music, lyrics and an informative “Note” about the song’s origins)

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Mouse Cookies & More (A Treasury)

Stories by Laura Numeroff
Song Music an Lyrics by Sarah Weeks
Illustrated by Felicia Bond
(This book features printed music, recipes and stories.  The songs are suggestive of the stories, but they are not musical versions of the stories).

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The Movable Mother Goose
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

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Mr. Mistoffelees with Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer
Poem by T. S. Elliot
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Illustrated by Errol Le Cain

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Mrs. Moon Lullabies for Bedtime

Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Clare Beaton
(This book, published by Barefoot Books, features a sing-along CD)
Published by Barefoot Books 

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MULTIPLICATION TABLE BY ELEG

To view or print this table, click here:
multiplication table by ELEG
A little gift I’d like to share, a tiny “pay it forward” with thanks for all that has been given to me and enrichment for:
Counting (and math) in Singable Picture Books
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/22/counting-and-math-in-singable-picture-books/

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The Mummer’s Song
Words and Music by Bud Davidge
Illustrated by Ian Wallace
This book comes with a CD with Bud Davidge singing his song.

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Museum ABC, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Illustrated with details of artwork from the collections of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Music for Ones and Twos (Songs and Games for the Very Young Child)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Compiled and Arranged by Tom Glazer
Illustrated by Ann Weinhaus
ISBN 0-385-14252-8

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Music from Our Lord’s Holy Heaven
Words and Music by Various Artists
Music Gathered and Sung by Gloria Pinkney
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, Brian Pinkney and Myles Pinkney

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Music in Me
Story and Lyrics by Jane Pinczuk
Forward by Bobby McFerrin
Music by Shure Knice
Illustrated by Brad Davies

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Music Is
Text by Lloyd Moss
Illustrated by Phillipe Petit-Roulet
Sing to the tune of ODE TO JOY

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The Music is You
Music and Lyrics by John Denver
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
This book is for classroom or home use only.

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Must Be Santa
Word Adapted by Tim Moore
Words and Music by Hal Moore and Bill Fredricks
Illustrated by Pete Whitehead
Sing with Mitch Miller on YouTube :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42_vCV2_gf0

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Muu, Moo! (Animal Nusery Rhymes)
Selected by Alma Flor Ada adn F. Isabel Campoy
English Versions by Rosalma Zubizarreta
Illustrated by Vivi Escriva
(All rhymes are printed in both Spanish and English)

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My Beautiful Mother Goose Book
Words and Music by Various Artists
Compiled by Helen Rudin
Edited by Malvina G. Vogel
Illustrated by Jesse Spicer Zerner

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My Bodyworks (Songs about your bones, muscles, heart and more!)
Words by Jane Schoenberg
Music by Steven Schoenberg
Illustrated by Cynthia Fisher

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My Country ‘Tis of Thee: How One Song Reveals the History of Civil Rights
Lyrics to “America, My Country ‘Tis of Thee” by Samuel Francis Smith (1831)
Book by Claire Rudolf Murphy
Lyrics by Various Artists
Illustrated by Bryan Collier

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My Country ‘Tis of  Thee
Words by Reverend Samuel Francis Smith
Traditional Tune
Illustrated with photographs by various artists
Published by Cartwheel Books/Scholastic

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My Country Tis of Thee a Girl Scout Song for Troop 2740
(also called “America
“)


My Country ’Tis of Thee (America)
Words by Reverend Samuel Francis Smith
Traditional Tune
To view or print this Girl Scout Songbook lyric sheet, click here:
MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE GSSLyrics

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My Dolly
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky

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MY FAVORITE THINGS
A page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR

SBWE Advent Calendar My Favorite Things
My Favorite Things
Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “My Favorite Things,” click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar My Favorite Things

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My Favorite Things
Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Illustrations by Renee Graef

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My Favorite Things

Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Illustrated by James Warhola

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My First Collection of Songs
Words and Music by Various Artists
Edited by Jillian Harker
Illustrated by Jane Swift
ISBN 1-40541-886-9

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My First Hanukkah Board Book
Traditional Words and Tune
Edited by Clare Lister
Published by DK Publishing, Inc.
ISBN 0-7894-7890-0

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My First Songs
Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Illustrated by Tomie dePaola

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My Kindergarten

Words and Music by Various Artists
Written by Rosemary Wells
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells

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My Little House Songbook
Words and Music by Various Artists
From the “Little House” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrated by Holly Jones

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My Many Colored Days
Words by Dr. Seuss (AKA “Theodore Geisel”)
Traditional Tune (“Greensleeves”)
Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

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My Own ABC Book
Sing to the Tune of ABC Song
Illustrated by Lois Lenski
Published by Platt & Munk (1922)

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My Shadow
Words by Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Ted Rand
(You can sing this song to the tune of “Little Turtle” which you can hear on the “Sing Books with Emily” page on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/singbookswithemily)

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My Son John

Traditional Tune (Sing to the tune for “Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling”)
Words Adapted by Jim Aylesworth
Illustrated by David Frampton
(Need help with the tune? Try this:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000SDW3F4/ref=dm_mu_dp_trk81)

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My Tricks & Treats: Halloween Stories, Songs, Poems, Recipes, Crafts, and Fun for Kids
Traditional Words and Tunes
Written By Carin Dewhirst and Joan Dewhirst

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My Very First Mother Goose

Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Edited by Iona Opie
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells

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The Napping House

Words by Audrey Wood
Music by Carl and Jennifer Shaylen
Illustrations by Don Wood
Tune here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cRP02zqAvg

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Neighborhood of Friends
Words Adapted by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Tune by Frank Loesser, “Brotherhood of Man”
From the Musical: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
To view or download this booklet, click here:
neighborhood of friends

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The Neighborhood Mother Goose
Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Nina Crews

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The Neighborhood Sing-Along
Music and Words by Various Artists
Illustrated by Nina Crews
ISBN 978-0-06-185063-9

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The New Colossus in

Emma’s Poem (The Voice of the Statue of Liberty)
Book Written by Linda Glaser
Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola
This book features the poem “The New Colossus,” 
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Set to Music as “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” by Irving Berlin

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The New Colossus in

Lady Liberty (A Biography)
Book Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
This book features the poem “The New Colossus,” 
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Set to Music as “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” by Irving Berlin

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The New Kid on the Block
Poems by Jack Prelutsky
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by James Stevenson
Singable Poems in this book include:
BLEEZER’S ICE CREAM (p. 48-49, Music by Natalie Merchant)

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The New Illustrated Book of Favorite Hymns (with Simplified Piano Arrangements)
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
Piano Arrangements by Inez Bertail
Published by The Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1941
This link includes images of many pages from the book:
http://goldengems.blogspot.com/2008/12/coming-soon_21.html

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New York: Songs of the City
Songs by Various Artists
Text by Nancy Groce
Illustrated with Artwork by Various Artists
(This is not a book containing songs, but a book about song, some of which have been made into Singable Picture Books.  This will be a terrific resource)

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New York State of Mind

Words and Music by Billy Joel
Illustrated by IZAK

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Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo
Words by John Lithgow
Music by Bill Elliot
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Performed by Peter, Paul and Mary
Solo Performance of Music Setting by Noel PAUL Stookey
Music by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Eric Puybaret
(This book comes packaged with a CD recording of Noel Paul Stookey’s performance of “Night Before Christmas” as well as a reading by Mary Travers, and Peter, Paul and Mary’s recording of “A’Soalin”)

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Mary Engelbreit

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by James Marshall

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Grandma Moses

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Christian Birmingham

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Gennady Spirin

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Jan Brett

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Corinne Malvern

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The Night Before Christmas
Poem by Clement C. Moore
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Sing the Unedited Text with Musical Setting by Noel Paul Stookey
Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

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The Nightmare Song
From Iolanthe
Words and Music by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
Illustrated by Angie Sage

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Nine Little Goblins

Eleven and Three are Poetry
Poems and Music by Various Artists
Compiled by Sally Nohelty
Illustrated by Kelly Oechsli

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NINE PLANETS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
A book and post about singing the 9 planets is coming soon (even if scientists now say Pluto is no longer a planet…that can be a good item for class discussion)

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Noises from Under the Rug: The Barry Louis Polisar Songbook

Words and Music by Barry Louis Polisar
Illustrated by Michael Stewart

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No Mirrors in My Nana’s House
Words and Music by Ysaye M. Barnwell
Illustrated by Synthia Staint James
Book includes CD with recording of Sweet Honey in the Rock singing the song.

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Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets
Words by Edward Lear
Illustrated by Edward Lear

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Norman Rockwell’s Christmas Book
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated with Paintings by Norman Rockwell

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Northwest Passage
Song Words and Music by Stan Rogers
Text by Matt James
Illustrated by Matt James

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Now the Day is Over
Hymn Words and Music by Sabine Baring-Gould
Illustrated by Preston McDaniels

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Now We Are Six

Poems by A. A. Milne
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Notable Musical Settings by Harold Fraser-Simson
Illustrated by E. H. Shepard
Singable Poems in “Now We Are Six,” include:

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The Nursery Collection (Over 150 Stories and Rhymes)

Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Various Artists
Published by Paragon, Bath, UK, 2009

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Nursery Rhymes
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Maud Humphrey

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Nursery Rhymes (Priddy Books)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Louise Shrigley
(This books includes a sing-along CD with tracks arranged by Andrew Dodge and sung by Stefanie Moore)
Songs published in this book include:
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

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Nursery Rhymes (Well- Loved Verses to Share)
Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Illustrated by Susie Lacome

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Nursery Rhymes Pop-Up Book (See-Saw Margery Daw and Other Rhymes)
Words and Music by Various Artists
ISBN 978-0866111539

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Nursery Rhyme Book (Remember the Rhymes of Yesterday)
Traditional Words and Tunes
Compiled by Helen Cumberbatch
Illustrated by Anne Anderson and Lisa Jackson

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The Nutshell Library
Words by Maurice Sendak
Illustrations by Maurice Sendak
(Includes 4 books: “Alligators All Around,” “Pierre,” “One Was Johnny,” and “Chicken Soup with Rice,” Tunes for all 4 books written by Carole King)
(‘Nutshell Library” is featured in the Scholastic Video Collection)

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The Nutty Nutcracker Christmas

Story by Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills
Illustrated by Wilson Swain
With song from the stage musical by Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills
(This looks interesting.  The book is a story version of a stage musical.  The book is strictly a storybook, however, the songs go with specific moments in the plot.)

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O Beautiful for Spacious Skies

(America the Beautiful)
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Art by Wayne Thiebaud
Edited by Sara Jane Boyers

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O Christmas Tree
Traditional Words and Tune
Additional words by Debbie Trafton O’Neal
Illustrated by Ande Cook

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Octopus’s Garden
Words and Music by Ringo Starr
Illustrated by Ben Cort

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O Holy Night

Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Susan Winget

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Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo
Poems by Ogden Nash
Music by Vernon Duke
Illustrated by Frank Owen

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Ogden Nash’s Zoo

Poems by Ogden Nash
Illustrated by Etienne Delessert
(See “Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo” for tunes by Vernon Duke)

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Oh, Little Rabbit

Music Map Series: Multicultural Song 9
Published by Koomzaal
Traditional Words and Tune

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Oh Say Can You See (The Star Spangled Banner)

Traditional Tune
Words by Frances Scott Key
Additional Text by D. Clark
Published by Make Believe Ideas Ltd.

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Oh Soldier, Soldier, Won’t You Marry Me?

Traditinal Words and Tune
Illustrated by Pam Adams

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Oh, What a Beautiful Morning
from

Getting to Know You
Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells
Published by HarperCollinsPublishers, New York, 2002
ISBN 0-06-626845-5

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Oh Where, Oh Where Has my Little Dog Gone
Original Rhyme by Sarah Josepha Hale
Words Adapted by Iza Trapani
Illustrated by Iza Trapani

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Ol’ Dan Tucker
Traditional Words and Tune (attributed to Dan Emmett)
Lyrics Retold by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Joe Krush
LOC Catalog # 62-14424

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Old Blue Taylor Holton
Old Blue (You Good Dog You)
Traditional Words and Tune
Story by Mark Taylor
Illustrated by Gene Holton
Sing OLD BLUE with Emily:

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Old Blue (You Good Dog You) (Printed Music)
Traditional Words and Tune
Arranged by Mark Taylor

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The Old Chisholm Trail
Traditional Words and Tune
Additional Words by Rosalyn Schanzer
Illustrated by Rosalyn Schanzer

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Traditional Words and Tune
Edited by Ann Owen
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm (Classic Books with Holes)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Pam Adams
(You can find editions of this book which are packaged with a terrific sing-along CD)

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm (A Teddy Bear Sing-Along Book)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by David Ellwand

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm (Play-a-Sound)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Michael Carroll

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm (a Pop-Up Book)
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated by David A. Carter

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Here’s a fun twist:

Old MacNoah Had an Ark
Traditional Tune (Sing to the tune of “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”)
Words Adapted by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Illustrated by Jill Newton

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Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop
Words Adapted by Lisa Shulman
Traditional Tune (Sing to the tune of “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”)
Illustrated by Ashley Wolff

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Old MacDonald’s Pop-Up Farm
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated by Katy Rhodes

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Old Mother Hubbard and Her Wonderful Dog

Traditional Words and Tune
Additional Words and Adaptations by James Marshall
Illustrated by James Marshall

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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
Words by T.S. Eliot
Set to Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber in the musical CATS
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Note: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical CATS is based on this book of poetry!  He set most of these songs to music (although, they will have to be re-arranged to fit the book…I’ll get back to you on that soon.  Until then, enjoy the poems and songs…something about cats prowling the night and living in their own secret world is very Halloweeny!

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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
Words by T.S. Eliot
Set to Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber in the musical CATS
Illustrated by Edward Gorey
Note: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical CATS is based on this book of poetry!

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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
Poems by T.S. Eliot
Set to Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber in the musical CATS
Illustrated by Edward Gorey
Note: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical CATS is based on this book of poetry!

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On a Summer Day
Music and Lyrics by Lois Lenski
Illustrated by Lois Lenski

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Once: A Lullaby
Words and Music by bp Nichol
Illustrated by Anita Lobel
This book features printed music.

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Once There Was a…Cat
Words and Music by Lisa Coleman
Illustrated by Cristina Cutino

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Once There Was a…Chicken
Words and Music by Lisa Coleman
Illustrated by Cristina Cutino

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Once There Was a…Pig
Words and Music by Lisa Coleman
Illustrated by Cristina Cutino

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On Christmas Day in the Morning (A Traditional Carol)
Traditional Words and Tune
Forward by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

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Once Upon a Poem (Favorite Poems That Tell Stories)
Forward by Kevin Crossley-Holland
Various poets
Illustrations by Peter Bailey, Sian Bailey, Carol Lawson, Chris McEwan
(Singable Poems include: “Jabberwocky” [by Lewis Carroll], “The Man from Snowy River” [by A.B. "Banjo" Paterson], “The Highwayman” [by Alfred Noys], “Wynken, Blynken and Nod” [by Eugene Field])

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One Drowsy Dragon
Sing to the tune of “Five Little Ducks
Words by Ethan Long
Illustrated by Ethan Long

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One Elephant Went Out to Play (Classic Books with Holes)

Traditional Words and Tune (Sing to the tune of “Five Little Ducks”)
Illustrated by Sanja Rescek
(This book features a printing of the song’s simple melody, a paragraph on the helpful use of this type of book for emergent readers, and a page of activity ideas using the book and song)

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One Grain of Sand (A Lullaby)

Words and Music by Pete Seeger
Illustrated by Linda Wingerter

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One Light, One Sun (Raffi Songs to Read)
Words and Music by Raffi
Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandez

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One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims

Traditional Tune
Words Adapted by B.G. Hennessy
Illustrated by Lynne Cravath

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One Love (based on the song by Bob Marley) 
Words and Music by Bob Marley
Adapted by Cedella Marley
Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

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One Monday Morning
Text and Pictures by Uri Shulevitz
ISBN 978-0374456481

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One More River
Traditional Words and Music
Adapted by Karen L. Blumen
Illustrated by John J. Blumen

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One More River (A Noah’s Ark Counting Song)
Traditional Words and Music
Words Adapted by Joan Paley
Illustrated by Joan Paley

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One Shoe Blues
Words by Sandra Boynton
Music by Sandra Boynton and Michael Ford
Illustrated by Sandra Boynton
Starring B.B. King

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One Was Johnny (A Counting Book)

Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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One Wide River to Cross

Traditional Words and Tune
Adapted by Barbara Emberley
Illustrated by Ed Emberley

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On Market Street
Words by Arnold Lobel
Sing to the tune of ABCs or Presidents Name Song for Sing Books with Emily (just leave out the Presidential March) or even “Tempus adest floridum”
Illustrated by Anita Lobel

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On the Banks of Plum Creek
Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Includes Songs with Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by  Garth Williams
This book features the songs:

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On the First Night of Chanukah

Words by Cecily Kaiser
Illustrated by Brian Schatell
(Sing to the tune of “Twelve Days of Christmas”)

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On the Morn of Mayfest

Traditional Tune (Sing to the tune of “The House that Jack Built”)
Words by Erica Silverman
Illustrated by Marla Frazee

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On Top of Old Smoky (A Collection of Songs and Stories from Appalachia)

Words and Music by Various Artists
Compiled and Adapted by Ronald Kidd
Illustrated by Linda Anderson
Illustrated by Various Artists
This book features the song, “On Top of Old Smoky

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On Top of Spaghetti
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of “On Top of Old Smoky“)
Lyrics Adapted by Tom Glazer
Illustrated by Art Seiden

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On Top of Spaghetti
Written by Paul Brett Johnson
Lyrics by Tom Glazer
Traditional Tune (“On Top of Old Smoky”)
Illustrated by Paul Brett Johnson

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On Top of Spaghetti
Lyrics by Tom Glazer
Traditional Tune (“On Top of Old Smoky”)
Illustrated by Gene Barretta

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On Top of Spaghetti
Traditional Tune (“On Top of Old Smoky”)
Lyrics by Tom Glazer
Illustrated by Katherine Tillotson

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On Top of the Potty (And Other Get-Up-And-Go Songs)

Traditional Tunes
Words Adapted by Alan Katz
Illustrated by David Catrow

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oranges&lemons baby opera gutenberg
Oranges and Lemons
From THE BABY’S OPERA
Words and Music by Various Artists
Shared on THE BABY’S OPERA Project Gutenberg eBook
Illustrated by Walter Crane
This rhyme-song is printed and illustrated in many Illustrated compilations of rhyme, song and poetry for children.

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Oranges & Lemons
Words and Music by Various Artists
Compiled by Karen King
Illustrated by Ian Beck

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Our Abe Lincoln
Traditional Tune, Sing to the tune of “The Old Gray Mare
Words Adapted by Jim Aylesworth
Illustrated by Barbara McClintock

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our marching band lloyd moss
Our Marching Band
Text by Lloyd Moss
Illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal
Sing to the tune of ANTS GO MARCHING (aka WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME)

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our song the story of o canada
Our Song, the Story of O Canada: the Canadian National Anthem
Book by Peter Kuitenbrouwer
Illustrated by Ashley Spiers

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Out on the Prairie
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow
Words Adapted by Donna M. Bateman
Illustrated by Susan Swan

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Over in the Hollow
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow
Words Adapted by Rebecca Dickinson
Illustrated by Stephan Britt

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Over in the Jungle
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow”
Words Adapted by Marianne Berkes
Illustrated by Jeannette Canyon

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Over in the Meadow (Barefoot Books)
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words Adapted by Jill McDonald
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Jill McDonald
Published by Barefoot Books 

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6ljGXMMB-g
Over in the Meadow
Sing-Along Video from Barefoot Books:
http://www.youtube.com/user/barefootbooks

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Over in the Meadow
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Words Adapted by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Fedor Rojankovsky

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Over in the Meadow
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats

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Over in the Meadow
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats

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Over in the Meadow (Classic Books with Holes)

Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Michael Evans

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Over in the Meadow
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Mary Maki Rae


Over in the Meadow (A Nursery Counting Rhyme, A First Little Golden Book)
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill

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Over in the Meadow (a Counting Rhyme)
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Louise Voce

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Over in the Meadow (An Old Nursery Counting Rhyme)
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Paul Galdone

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Over in the Meadow (A Counting Rhyme by Olive A. Wadsworth)
Based on the Original Version by Olive A. Wadsworth
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Illustrated by Anna Vojtech

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Over in the Ocean (In a Coral Reef)
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow”
Words Adapted by Marianne Berkes
Illustrated by Jeannette Canyon

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Over in the Rainforest
Traditional Words and Tune
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow”
Words Adapted by Connie and Peter Roop
Illustrated by Carol Schwartz

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Over the Hills and Far Away

Traditional Words and Tune
Additional Word and Adaptations by Chris Conover
Illustrated by Chris Conover

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Over the Moon (the Lullaby Project to Benefit Cancer Research)
Music and Words by Various Artists
Conceived and Created by Kate Dawson and Jodi Glucksman
Forward by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton
Illustrated by Various Artists

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Over the Moon (A Book of Nursery Rhymes)

Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake

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Over the Rainbow
Words and Music by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Illustrated by Eric Puybaret
Published by Imagine Publishing Inc.
ISBN 978-1-936140-00-8

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Over the Rainbow
Words and Music by E. H. Harburg and Harold Arlen
Illustrated by Julia Noonan

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A page for the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAROVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOOD
SBWE Advent Calendar Over the River (Christmas)
Over the River and Through the Wood
Traditional Tune
Poem by Lydia Maria Child
To view or print the SBWE Singable Advent Calendar sheet for “Over the River and Through the Wood,” click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar Over the River (Christmas)

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Over the River and Through the Wood
Traditional Tune
Poem by Lydia Maria Child
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Post for this special illustration:
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/a-new-ride-over-the-river/

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Over the River and Through the Wood
Traditional Tune
Poem By Lydia Maria Child
Illustrated by Christopher Manson

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Over the River and Through the Wood
Traditional Tune
Poem By Lydia Maria Child
Illustrated by Brinton Turkle

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Over the River and Through the Wood
Traditional Tune
Poem By Lydia Maria Child
Illustrated by David Catrow

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The Owl and the Pussycat (Hilary Knight’s)

Words by Edward Lear
Words Adapted by Hilary Knight
Music by Douglas Colby
Illustrated by Hilary Knight
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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The Owl and the Pussycat

Words by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Jan Brett
(The poem has been set to music a few times. But, for a tune to sing along, I suggest the “Owl and the Pussycat,” vocal track by Lorraine Nelson Wolf on her album “Come Follow Me,” Track 16)
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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The Owl and the Pussycat

Words by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by James Marshall
(The poem has been set to music a few times. But, for a tune to sing along, I suggest the “Owl and the Pussycat,” vocal track by Lorraine Nelson Wolf on her album “Come Follow Me,” Track 16)
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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Owl and the Pussycat
Poem by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Dale Maxey
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909
I’ve not been able to locate this physical book or an image of the cover.  But I’ll keep trying as Dale Maxey is one of my favorite illustrators.

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The Owl and the Pussycat (various illustrations in poetry compilations)

Words by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Arnold Lobel (p. 175 of “Random House Book of Poetry for Children“)
Illustrated by Linda Bleck (in A Children’s Treasury of Poems)
Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa (p. 34 of “A Child’s Book of Poems”)
(And many others…)
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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Owl and the Pussycat
Poem by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Anne Mortimer
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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Owl and the Pussycat
Poem by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Paul Galdone
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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Owl and the Pussycat
Poem by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Anne Wilson
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT: FURTHER ADVENTURES
further adventures of owl and the pussycat
The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Music by Julia Donaldson
Words  by Julia Donaldson
Original Poem by Edward Lear
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake

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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and Calico Pie
Poems by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by Irma Wilde
Sing “O&P” along with Emily:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/o-p-eleg-061909

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The Oxford Book of Christmas Poems
Edited by Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark
Poems by Various Artists
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Various Artists

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Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Music and Poems by Various Artists
Poems Selected by Edward Blishen
Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith
1987 Re-issue ISBN 978-0192760319

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Information about the features and use of the Singable Bookshelf

Welcome to the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE BOOKSHELF (a list of books you can sing)!

The SINGABLE BOOKSHELF is perpetually UNDER CONSTRUCTION.  New entries are added daily.

SCROLL DOWN the page to find the list of titles, or hit CTRL+F (for FIND) to search for a particular song title or Singable Picture Book.

This list also features links to Singable Picture Book Videos (song videos that feature Pictures, Words and Music).

If the title is Bold and Blue, you can click on it (a hyperlink) to read a post with information on everything from Song History to Sing Along Tracks.

If the title is “Bold, in Quotes, and Italics,” then it is a Singable Poem Title that can be found in another book (which will be printed underneath).

If the title is “Bold, Blue, in Quotes, and Italics,” then it is a Singable Poem Title that can be found in another book (which will be printed underneath) and clicking on it (a hyperlink) will lead you to a post about that song/poem/Singable Picture Book.

Or, use the blog’s SEARCH feature to find discussion and information about the book or title in various blog posts.

This list is intended to be a reference for parents, educators and caregivers who want to share the joy of music and reading with young people.  This list can also be for adults who just want to revel in the fun of the songs for themselves!

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