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Archive for April 13th, 2011

Going to Ms. A’s class to Sing Books is one of the highlights of my whole week.  Singing with those cuties today was an especially delightful way to cheer up this dreary weather!

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A Children’s Treasury of Songs
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Linda Bleck
Today, we sang:
Do You Know the Muffin Man” (Traditional Words and Tune)
Itsy Bitsy Spider” (Traditional Words and Tune) (with an additional chorus by Raffi)
I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” (Traditional Words and Tune)”
Pop Goes the Weasel” (Traditional Words and Tune)
Yankee Doodle” (Traditional Words and Tune)

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The Sparrow
Words and Music by Jill Leger
Illustrated by Jill Leger
Sing-Along on Youtube with a karaoke video of “The Sparrow”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlxqa-eXTVw
Hear Emily’s recording of “The Sparrow” on: http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-sparrow-eleg-by-jill-leger

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The Teddy Bear’s Picnic
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrated by Michael Hague

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Dites-Moi 
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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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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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated and designed by Jeremy Holmes
(This version is sooooooooo cool!  The old lady’s eyes shut when you turn the last page)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZlj_Yszp3U

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Yellow Submarine (Sing-A-Song Storybook)
Words and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Illustrated by Cathy Holly


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