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Dear Friends,

SING BOOKS WITH EMILY

Nokesville Neighborhood Library
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 11am
12993 Fitzwater Drive
Nokesville, VA 20181-2229

Bring the kids and sing along!!

Nokesville Library website:
http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/library/pages/nokesville-neighborhood-library.aspx

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Also this summer

  • SING BOOKS WITH EMILY at Independent Hill Neighborhood Library, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11am, George Hellwig Memorial Park, 14418 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112-3932
  • SING BOOKS WITH EMILY at Gainesville Neighborhood Library, Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 11am,
    James S. Long Park, 4603 James Madison Highway, Haymarket, VA 20169-2526
  • SING BOOKS WITH EMILY at a private birthday Party, Saturday, August 8, 2015
    (Please contact Emily for fun Sing Book “Edutainment” at your child’s birthday party)

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Related Posts

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
Emily’s Upcoming Performances
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/emilys-upcoming-performances/

This post is an addendum to the post
DOWN BY THE BANKS OF THE HANKY PANKY, AN ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/down-by-the-banks-of-the-hanky-panky-a-funny-little-circle-game-or-counting-song-a-girl-scout-songbook-song-too/

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Addendum, 6/15/2015

I just got a request from a teacher to sing this at the school.  So I finally created some cards for audience participation.

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Down by the Banks of the Hanky Panky Participation Cards for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Cards Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print these cards, click here:
down by the banks participation cards for SBWE

If you need help with the tune, sing with Emily’s Scratch Guide:

For audience participation, ask for five or six volunteers (depending on if you want a child to represent zero, or if you’d rather have no kids standing to represent zero). Give each of the numbered cards to one of the volunteers.  You can line up the children in number order, or they can stand in a random order (which would make it funnier when they sit down).  You sing the version of the song with the numbers (going from 5 to zero).  The child who has the number of the verse you are singing sits down on the word “KERPLOP.”  The children will think this is funny.  You keep singing until there are no kids left standing.

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Addendum, 6/16/2015

I’ve decided to fully embrace this little song and made a little guide vocal.  My voice naturally wants to sing this in the key of A.  I being on the A below middle C.

If you need help with the tune, sing with Emily’s Scratch Guide:

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Related Posts

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Down by the Banks of the Hanky Panky, a Girl Scout Song for Troop 2740
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/down-by-the-banks-of-the-hanky-panky-a-girl-scout-song-for-troop-2740/

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MOVEMENTS, FINGER PLAYS AND DANCES
Get Movin’!  MOVEMENTS, FINGER PLAYS AND DANCES in Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/get-movin-movements-finger-plays-and-dances-in-singable-picture-books/

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LITTLE SONGS, A NOTEBOOK OF SWEET LITTLE SONGS (MOSTLY SINGABLE POETRY) FOR TO SING WHEN YOUR BRAIN FEELS FUZZY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/little-songs-a-notebook-of-sweet-little-songs-mostly-singable-poetry-for-to-sing-when-your-brain-feels-fuzzy/

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COUNTING

Counting (and math) in Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/22/counting-and-math-in-singable-picture-books/

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PINTEREST
SING WITH ME SONGBOOK FOR SINGBOOKS WITH EMILY (ON PINTEREST)
http://pinterest.com/singbooksemily/sing-with-me-songbook-sing-books-with-emily/

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FROGGIE WENT A COURTIN, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/02/28/froggie-went-a-courtin-a-singable-picture-book/

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Participation Cards for DOWN BY THE BANKS OF THE HANKY PANKY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/participation-cards-for-down-by-the-banks-of-the-hanky-panky/

It was so fun to visit with the junior campers at the Army Navy Country Club again this week.  Mostly rising Kindergartners, these little ones were so cute!!

We sang a selection of songs from a wide array of musical genre including folk, pop, humor, country, poetry and childhood favorites.

Here’s what we sang today (randomly listed),

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backwards birthday party
The Backwards Birthday Party
Music and Lyrics by Tom Chapin and John Forster
Illustrated by Chuck Groeninck

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All God’s Critters
Words and Music by Bill Staines
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2009
ISBN 987-0-689-86959-4

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HELPING
P. 74 of Free to Be You and Me (Special 35th  Anniversary Edition)
Pgs. 104-105 Print the Music for this Song
Words and Music by Shel Silverstein
Illustrated by Monica Sheehan

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A Fairy Went A-Marketing
Poem by Rose Fyleman
Illustrated by Jamichael Henterly
Musical Setting can be found by Ginger Sands on her collection “The Gift of Make Believe

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The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrated by Michael Hague
ISBN 978-0-8050-5349-4

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how doth the little crocodile sheet - w chords portrait
HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE SONG SHEET W GUITAR CHORDS BY ELEG FOR SBWE
Poem by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Music by Various Artists
Crocodile Art by Mo Gleichenhaus
To view or print this PDF song sheet, click here:
how doth the little crocodile sheet – w chords portrait

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how doth the little crocodile song sheet
HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE
Poem by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Music by Various Artists
Crocodile Art by Mo Gleichenhaus
To view or print this PDF song sheet, click here:
how doth the little crocodile song sheet
Sing this song with Emily’s accompaniment, here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/how-doth-the-little-crocodile

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how doth the little crocodile sheet folkard
HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE

Poem by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Charles Folkard
To view or print this PDF song sheet, click here:
how doth the little crocodile sheet folkard
Sing this song with Emily’s accompaniment, here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/how-doth-the-little-crocodile

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how doth the little crocodile sheet WH walker
HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE
Poem by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by W. H. Walker
To view or print this PDF song sheet, click here:
how doth the little crocodile sheet WH walker
Sing this song with Emily’s accompaniment, here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/how-doth-the-little-crocodile

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octopus's garden starr cort
Octopus’s Garden
Words and Music by Ringo Starr
Illustrated by Ben Cort

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Sing…sing a song
Music and Lyrics by Joe Raposo
Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld

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Grandma’s Feather Bed (John Denver’s)
Words and Music by Jim Connor
Adapted and Illustrated by Christopher Canyon

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rubber duckie SPB for SBWE cover only
Rubber Duckie
Words and Music by Jeffrey Moss
Book Assembled for Sing Books with Emily

This book is for home and classroom use only.

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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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smokey the bear song 1 - smaller
Smokey the Bear (Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1952

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smokey the bear song 2 - smaller
Smokey the Bear (Conservation Pledge, Flip side of Smokey the Bear Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1952

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Smokey the Bear (Illustrated Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
Pictures Assembled from Resources Online
This book is for classroom use only.

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Puff the Magic Dragon
Words and Music by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton
Illustrated by Eric Puybaret

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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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LITTLE TURTLE for SBWE cover only
The Little Turtle/There Was a Little Turtle
Poem by Vachel Linsay
Traditional Tune
Book Assembled by ELEG for SBWE
Sing LITTLE TURTLE with Emily, here:

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

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little turtle lindsey childcraft
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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Related Posts

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Illustrated Singable Poems by Lewis Carrol in the ALICE books are found in the original books and in many volumes of illustrated poems for children
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/26/alices-adventures-in-wonderland-and-through-the-looking-glass-singable/

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BEATLES: THE BEATLES IN SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
The Singable Picture Books of John, Paul, George, and Ringo

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/the-beatles-in-singable-picture-books/

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CHILDCRAFT
The singable poems in Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/childcraft-poems-of-early-childhood-a-singable-collection-of-poetry/

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EDWARD LEAR

A list of books with musical settings of, and illustrating Singable Picture Book versions of, Edward Lear’s poems:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/singable-picture-book-spotlight-1302011-edward-lear-and-william-mathias-learsongs/

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FAVORITE SINGABLES ON PINTEREST
Of the hundreds (maybe thousands) of choices, this list onPinterest displays the top blockbuster favorite Singable Picture Books that we warble together at Sing Books visits:
http://pinterest.com/singbooksemily/

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GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Singable Picture Books of the Great American Songbook and Michael Feinstein’s Foundation for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/american-songbook-singable-picture-books-and-michael-feinsteins-foundation-for-the-preservation-of-the-great-american-songbook/

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INFO AND THINKING ABOUT SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/resources-for-inspiration-and-information/

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JACK NELSON AND STEVE ROLLINS
THE SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS OF STEVE NELSON AND JACK ROLLINS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/05/23/the-singable-picture-books-of-steve-nelson-and-jack-rollins/

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JAMES MARSHALL

The Whimsical, Wacky, Wallop of Singable Picture Books by James Marshall
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/08/20/the-wonderful-world-of-james-marshall/

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JOHN DENVER
The Singable Picture Books of John Denver
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/16/the-singable-picture-books-of-john-denver/

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KAZOO SOLOS IN SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/11/02/a-few-kazoo-solos/

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MAGIC: PUFF AND THE ASTRONOMER: DON’T LOSE THE MAGIC
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/04/23/puff-and-the-astronomer-dont-lose-the-magic/

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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY IN COMPILATIONS

An list of  singable poems from compilations of poetry for children
https://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
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/

GOOD MORNING, AMERICA, HOW ARE YOU?

The famous first line of the chorus of the train song, and lyrics in the illustrated version of, THE TRAIN THEY CALL THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.

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The Train they Call the City of New Orleans
Words and Music by Steve Goodman
Illustrated by Michael McCurdy

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CITY OF NEW ORLEANS
Words and Music by Steve Goodman

Ridin’ on the city of New Orleans
Illinois Central Monday morning rail
There are fifteen cars and fifteen restless riders
Three conductors and twenty-five sacks of mail

They’re all out on this southbound odyssey
And the train pulls out of Kankakee
Rolls past the houses, farms and fields
Passin’ towns that have no names
And freight yards full of old black men
And the graveyards of rusted automobiles

Good morning, America, how are ya
Don’t ya know me, I’m your native son
Yes, I’m the train they call the City of New Orleans
And I’ll be gone 500 miles when day is done

And I was dealing cards with the old men in the club car
And it’s penny a point, there ain’t no one keeping score
Won’t ya past that paper bag that holds that bottle
You can feel the wheels grumbling through the floor

And the sons of Pullman porters; the sons of engineers:
They ride their fathers’ magic carpet made of steam
And mothers with the babes asleep
Go rockin’ to the gentle beat
The rhythm of the rails is all they dream

Good morning, America, how are ya
Don’t ya know me I’m your native son
And I’m the train they call the City of New Orleans
I’ll be gone 500 miles when day is done

Nighttime on the City of New Orleans
Changing cars in Memphis, Tennessee
It’s halfway home and we’ll be there by morning
Through the Mississippi darkness rolling to the sea
And all the towns and people

They seem to fade into a bad dream
The old steel rail, it ain’t heard the news
The conductor sings his song again
It’s: “Passengers ‘ll please refrain”
This train’s got the disappearing railroad blues

Good night, America, how are ya
Don’t ya know me I’m your native son
And I’m the train they call the City of New Orleans
I’ll be gone 500 miles when the day is done

Good night, America, how are ya
Don’t ya know me I’m your native son
Well, I’m the train they call the City of New Orleans
And I’ll be gone a long, long time when day is done

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Steve Goodman sings his song live in 1972:

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CITY OF NEW ORLEANS song wiki:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_of_New_Orleans_(song)

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Wiki for songwriter Steve Goodman:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Goodman

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A great post about this book from and illustration point of view on the ART OF CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS blog:
http://theartofchildrenspicturebooks.blogspot.com/2012/03/train-they-call-city-of-new-orleans.html
This post includes many images from the book.

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TRAINS
Train Songs in Singable Picture Books:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/train-songs-in-singable-picture-books/

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AMERICAN HISTORY: CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND TELL STORIES OF AMERICAN HISTORY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

Celebrate Flag Day 2015 with two great American Songs:

STAR SPANGLED BANNER and YOU’RE A GRAND OLD FLAG

More info, here: 
FLAG DAY, JUNE 14

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/june-14-is-flag-day-celebrate-with-singable-picture-books/

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Related Posts

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AMERICAN HISTORY: CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND TELL STORIES OF AMERICAN HISTORY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

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FLAG DAY, JUNE 14

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/june-14-is-flag-day-celebrate-with-singable-picture-books/

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FOURTH OF JULY AND OTHER HOLIDAYS CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND TELL STORIES OF AMERICAN HISTORY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

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STAR SPANGLED BANNER, AN ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/the-defense-of-fort-mchenry-written-this-day-196-years-ago-by-francis-scott-key/

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YOU’RE A GRAND OLD FLAG, AN ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/07/11/youre-a-grand-old-flag-a-singable-book/

This post is an addendum to the post:
MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE
Twinkle, ABC, Baa are only 3 of the many songs that use the same familiar tune
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2009/12/17/abc-twinkle-star-baa-blacksheep-singable-books-and-all-the-fix-ins-and-a-youre-adorable-too/

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The set of songs that use the same tune (ABC, Twinkle Star, Baa Blacksheep, and the others) which originated from the French Nursery Rhyme AH VOUS DIRAI-JE MAMAN has proven to be very useful for many different things.

So that I and use the songs interchangeably, altering the order of the songs for different purposes with different groups, I made a binder.  Just re-order the sheet protected pages in the binder and you can use the set to sing for emergent readers, to talk about the history of children’s song, to demonstrate how folk music is adapted over time, to use for the Girl Scout Junior’s Musician badge, to talk about poetry, play the guitar, or even just practice American Sign Language.

If you would like to assemble a similar binder, just visit the MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE page to print out song sheet for each of the songs listed.  Put each page in a quality sheet protector (the flimsy ones fall apart after just a few uses). Then put all the sheet protected pages into a 3 ring binder that has a “window” in the front for slipping in a sheet of paper as a cover.

I made this to print as the cover:

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ONE TWINKLY TUNE, MANY SONGS COLLECTION FOR SING BOOKS WITH EMILY BINDER COVER
To view or print this page, click here:
one twinkly tune many songs cover & edge

The second page is the binder edge which you can cut out and slip in the long thin side window of the 3 ring binder.  I cut out the think slip and then use the rest of the sheet for scratch paper.  I hate to waste almost a full sheet of paper!

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To help keep track of what was written and when, I assembled this brief history which you can put in the binder with the other sheets:
one twinkly tune many songs brief history
ONE TWINKLY TUNE, MANY SONGS COLLECTION FOR SING BOOKS WITH EMILY BRIEF HISTORY
To view or print this page, click here:
one twinkly tune many songs brief history

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Related Posts

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MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE
Twinkle, ABC, Baa are only 3 of the many songs that use the same familiar tune
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2009/12/17/abc-twinkle-star-baa-blacksheep-singable-books-and-all-the-fix-ins-and-a-youre-adorable-too/

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USEFUL TUNES IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/useful-tunes-in-the-public-domain/

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SONG/BOOK SETS

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/songbook-sets/

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TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/twinkle-little-star-the-song-the-list/

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TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE BAT

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/04/twinkle-twinkle-little-bat-a-singable-poem-with-pictures-and-a-play-on-a-classic/

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/26/alices-adventures-in-wonderland-and-through-the-looking-glass-singable/

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SING BOOKS WITH EMILY VIDEO SERIES

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/video-series/

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SINGABLE PLACEMATS

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/singable-placemats/

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ANIMAL ALPHABET, AN ILLUSTRATED MUSIC VIDEO BY KEY WILDE & MR. CLARK
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/10/07/illustratedvideoswildeclark/

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GISELLE POTTER
The Singable Picture Books of Giselle Potter
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/07/29/giselle-potter-spbs/

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Using TWINKLE LITTLE STAR to Earn Girl Scout Performer Badge
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/03/08/using-twinkle-little-star-to-earn-girl-scout-performer-badge/

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GIRL SCOUT SONGBOOK WITH MRS. G AND FRIENDS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/girl-scout-songbook-w-mrs-g-friends/

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SING-ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
This is the place to find Print Materials Created by Emily
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

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A Book Cover for MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE

I sang a set very similar to this at a one year old’s birthday party recently.  The set worked out great.  For myself and others who would like to share a set of music for the very young, this would be a great place to start. These might seem like simple songs, but this set is chock full of songs to enrich and nurture friendship, emergent reading, love and appreciation of music, poetry, wonderful pictures, nursery rhyme, history, number introduction, American Sign Language, Sesame Street, folk music and months of the year.

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This song is a friendly welcome and introduction to the event.

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

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If you want to get a crowd of people (regardless of age) in a good mood, you can do no better than to sing Rubber Duckie!
rubber duckie SPB for SBWE cover only
Rubber Duckie
Words and Music by Jeffrey Moss
Book Assembled for Sing Books with Emily

This book is for home and classroom use only.

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I adore this little song, with its  hint of childhood and reptilian defiance…
LITTLE TURTLE for SBWE cover only
The Little Turtle/There Was a Little Turtle
Poem by Vachel Linsay
Traditional Tune
Book Assembled by ELEG for SBWE
Sing LITTLE TURTLE with Emily, here:

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

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Let’s start at the very beginning!  When you read, you begin with ABC, the building blocks of language…
ABC letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE
ABCs Chart with ASL Alphabet and Guitar Chords for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Card Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this card, click here:
ABC letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE

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Some fun for the grownups, too, sing your ABCs backwards (and go to Texas at the end).
ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE
ZYX Sing Along Card with ASL Alphabet and Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE

Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this Sing Along Card, click here:
ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE

Sing the ZYX’s along with me!  Just click here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/zyxs-eleg-2010

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Written in 1806, this poem used the tune from French nursery rhyme AH VOUS DIRAI-JE MAMAN and became one of the most beloved songs ever:

Twinkle Little Star
Traditional Tune
From the Poem by Ann and Jane Taylor
Illustrated by Lesley Harker
To view or print this book, click here:
twinkle little star eleg sbwe

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This is the rhyme that started it all, and introduced the world to one if its most famous tunes:
ah vous dirai-je maman lyrics & chords ELEG 4 SBWE
AH VOUS DIRAI-JE MAMAN ILLUSTRATED SONG SHEET WITH GUITAR CHORDS BY ELEG FOR SBWE
Traditional Words and Tun
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this sheet, click here:
ah vous dirai-je maman lyrics & chords ELEG 4 SBWE

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You introduce the building blocks of music with the diatonic scale, rainbow bells, and Do Re Mi:
do re mi bells C diatonic
Diatonic C Scale Color Code Bubbles by ELEG for SBWE Do Re Mi Bells
To view or print this page, click here:
do re mi bells C diatonic

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do re mi fa sol la ti do bells
Do Re Mi Bells Color Code Bubbles by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
do re mi fa sol la ti do bells

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Do Re Mi / Doe a Deer
Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
From the Musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC
For classroom use only.

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Fun and funny, with rhyme, hilarity, friendship and numbers:
jamberry bruce degan
Jamberry
Traditional Tune (Sing to the Tune of “One Little, Two Little”)
Text and Pictures by Bruce Degen

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We sang a little about ABC as building blocks of language and Do Re Mi as building blocks of songs.  We got a few numbers under our belts, too.  This song helps us sing about the months of the year (and dinosaurs, too!),

Dinosaur Pet
Inspired by the Music and Lyrics of the Song “Calendar Girl” by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
Children’s Lyrics by Marc Sedaka
Illustrated by Tim Bowers

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This song is incredibly educationally enriching for emergent readers with its combination of music, rhyme, ABCs and visual representation of letters through text and ASL.  For parents and the very young, it’s a plain fun adorable song to sing!
A-You're Adorable­_ABCs Book w ASL cover only
A-You’re Adorable with ASL Alphabet
Words and Music by Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise and Sidney Lippman
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
This item is for classroom, home, or library use only.

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A sweet a capella closer, leaving open the hope we’ll see each other again.

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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Relates Posts

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MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE
Twinkle, ABC, Baa are only 3 of the many songs that use the same familiar tune
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2009/12/17/abc-twinkle-star-baa-blacksheep-singable-books-and-all-the-fix-ins-and-a-youre-adorable-too/

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WOODY GUTHRIE
The Singable Picture Books of Woody Guthrie
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/the-singable-picture-books-of-woody-guthrie/

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SESAME STREET
Sesame Street in Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/sesame-street-in-singable-picture-books/

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GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Singable Picture Books of the Great American Songbook and Michael Feinstein’s Foundation for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/american-songbook-singable-picture-books-and-michael-feinsteins-foundation-for-the-preservation-of-the-great-american-songbook/

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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY IN COMPILATIONS

An list of  singable poems from compilations of poetry for children
https://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
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/

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THE SONGS WE SANG AT A ONE YEAR OLD’S BIRTHDAY PARTY 6/8/2015
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/06/13/the-songs-we-sang-at-adorable-one-year-olds-birthday-party/

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ILLUSTRATED SONG/BOOK SETS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/songbook-sets/

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