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Holiday Songs for EVERYBODY

Posted on: October 30, 2011

This set of celebratory, joyful and thoughtful (but non-religious) songs, embraces the warmth, joys and delights of holiday time.  Sing these songs and bring folks together from any background!


Snowman by Ellie, Kindergarten 2010/2011

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Auld Lang Syne
Poem by Robert Burns
Traditional Tune
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this book, click here:
Auld Lang Syne for SBWE 


The Big Bell and the Little Bell
Words and Music by Martin Kalmanoff
Illustrated by Alastair Graham

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Jingle Bells (Golden Book)
Poem by James Lord Pierpont
Traditional  Tune
Text by Kathleen N. Daly
Illustrated by J.P. Miller

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Frosty the Snowman
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
Performed by Kenny Loggins
Illustrated by Wade Zahares
ISBN 978-1-62354-012-8

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Grateful (A Song of Giving Thanks)
Words and Music by John Bucchino
Illustrated by Anna-Liisa Hakkarainen

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

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

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Simple Gifts (The Shaker Hymn)

Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
Illustrated by Chris Raschka

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Poem by Robert Frost
Illustrated by Susan Jeffers
Sing along with Emily, here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/stopping-by-woods-eleg-2010

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There’s a Train Out for Dreamland
Music and Lyrics by Frederich H. Heider and Carl Kress
Illustrated by Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer
ISBN 978-0-06-058022-3

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Poem by Jane Taylor
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
(This gorgeously illustrated book gets a gold star for using the mostly unacknowledged FULL text of the poem)

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland
Words and Music by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith
As Sung by Peggy Lee
Illustrated By Tim Hopgood

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What a Wonderful World
Words and Lyrics by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss
Illustrated By Tim Hopgood

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When You Wish Upon a Star
Music by Ned Washington
Words by Leigh Harline
Illustrated by Eric Puybaret

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Winter Song
Poem by William Shakespeare
From Shakespeare’s play LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
Introduction by Alice Provensen
Illustrated by Melanie Hall
(This poem may also be known as “Winter Song,” “Winter’s Song,” “Winter,” and, by its first line, “When icicles hang by the wall”)

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Winter Wonderland (Sleigh Bells Ring, Are You Listening?)

Words by Dick Smith
Music by Felix Bernard
Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
1992, ISBN 0-0439-13657-1

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Snowman by Celeste, Kindergarten 2010-2011

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Snowman (2) by Ellie, Kindergarten 2010-2011

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CHRISTMAS

A Collection of Singable Picture Books that celebrate CHRISTMAS!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/28/singable-picture-books-for-christmas/

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Singable Picture Books for Hanukkah

A fun list of books to sing and celebrate Hanukkah!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/26/singable-picture-books-for-hanukkah/

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Singable Picture Books for Winter
Some of these are sung at Christmastime, but this is a list of songs about Winter that you can sing all season long!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/singable-picture-books-for-winter/

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HOLIDAY SONGS FOR EVERYBODY
Sing these songs and bring folks together from any background!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/10/30/holiday-songs-for-everybody/

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ADVENT CALENDAR / SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
Sing Books with Emily Singable Advent Calendar
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/the-sing-books-with-emily-singable-advent-calendar/

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