Sing Books with Emily, the Blog

Poems in Song, Individually Illustrated

Posted on: April 20, 2012

Celebrating April is Poetry Month,
a listing of SINGABLE POETRY, individually illustrated.

For a list of compilations of children’s poetry, click here:
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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Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
Poem by Vachel Lindsay
Musical Setting by Abbie Betinis
Illustration by Arthur B. Poinier

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Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
Found in Charleston, West Virginia
Sculpture by Fred Martin Torrey (1884-1967)
Poem by Vachel Lindsay
Musical Setting by Abbie Betini

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Adventures of Isabel
Poem by Ogden Nash
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by James Marshall

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The Adventures of Isabel
Words by Ogden Nash
Illustrated by Bridget Taylor
Tune here: http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Isabel-Night-Near-Bog/dp/B0027RAIVA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1265664089&sr=1-1

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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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Alligators All Around (An Alphabet)

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

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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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All Things Bright and Beautiful
Words by Cecil F. Alexander
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
(This wonderful rendition of pictures from cut paper, includes a page of info about Mrs. Cecil Francis Alexander and printed music)
Click here for the Sing Books with Emily “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Refrain Poster Card:
all things bright and beautiful – refrain poster

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All Things Bright and Beautiful
Poem by Cecil Francis Alexander
Illustrated by Carol Heyer
Click here for the Sing Books with Emily “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Refrain Poster Card:
all things bright and beautiful – refrain poster

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All Things Bright and Beautiful
Words by Cecil Frances Alexander
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley
Click here for the Sing Books with Emily “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Refrain Poster Card:
all things bright and beautiful – refrain poster

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

Words by Cecil Francis Alexander
Illustrated by Anna Vojtech
Click here for the Sing Books with Emily “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Refrain Poster Card:
all things bright and beautiful – refrain poster

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All Things Bright and Beautiful (Refrain Poster Card)
Words by Cecil Francis Alexander
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Many of the books which illustrate “All Things..” do not print the song refrain.  For the puprposes of singing the song, you can enjoy the refrain using this poster card.  To view or print the poster card, click here:
all things bright and beautiful – refrain poster

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america-the-beautiful-sbwe-w-chords
AMERICAN THE BEAUTIFUL (lyrics and chords for SBWE)
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
To view or print this sheet, click here:
america-the-beautiful-sbwe-w-chords

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America the Beautiful
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Todd Ouren

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America the Beautiful

Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Wendell Minor
(This book features profiles on Ms. Bates and Mr. Ward as well as printed music, and illustrations of beautiful places in America.)

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America the Beautiful

Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Chris Gall
(This book features printed music and a page of information about the artwork.)

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America the Beautiful (A Pop-Up Book)
Poem by Katharine Lee Bates
Music by Samuel A. Ward
Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

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America the Beautiful in the Words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Various Aritsts
Music by Various Artists

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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 

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beautiful soup can w mock turtle coin
BEAUTIFUL SOUP
Words by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Adaptation of the Poem “Star Of The Evening,” by James M. Sayle
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustration Adaptation of Andy Warhol’s Green Pea Soup Can from Campbell’s Soup I (1969)

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“The Bee”

(Also titled “The Level Bee” or first line “Like trains of cars on tracks of plush”)
The Bee” is Printed and Illustrated (by Jessie Wilcox Smith) on pgs. 32-33 of
An Illustrated Treasury of Read-Aloud Poems for Young People
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Various Artists
Published by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York (2003)

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Candy Cane Song EPG ELEG SBWE w guitar chords
Candy Cane Song (by EPG & ELEG for SBWE with Guitar Chords)
Poem by Eloise Pauline Gleichenhaus
Tune by Her Mother Emily
To view or print the this song sheet with guitar chords, click here:
Candy Cane Song EPG ELEG SBWE w guitar chords

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SBWE SBS Candy Cane w chords
Candy Cane Song w chords SBWE Song Book Series

Poem by Eloise Pauline Gleichenhaus
Tune by Her Mother Emily
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Candy Cane w chords

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SBWE SBS Candy Cane no chords
Candy Cane Song SBWE Song Book Series (no chords)
Poem by Eloise Pauline Gleichenhaus
Tune by Her Mother Emily
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Candy Cane no chords

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Calico Pie (and Other Nonsense by Edward Lear)
Poems by Edward Lear
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Dale Maxey

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Capital Ship (or The Walloping Window-blind)
Poem by Charles Edwin Carryl
Traditional Irish Tune
Illustrated by Paul Galdone

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Casey at the Bat (A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888)
Words by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Illustrated by Christopher Bing
Click here for a vocal version of this poem:http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/cantus8

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Casey at the Bat (A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888)
Poem by Ernest L. Thayer
Set to Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by C. F. Payne
This book features pages of historical information.
Click here for a vocal version of this poem:http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/cantus8

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Chicken Soup with Rice (A Book of Months)
Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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COTTLESTON PIE little song sheet sbwe
COTTLESTON PIE
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson
To view or print this sheet, click here:
COTTLESTON PIE little song sheet sbwe

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COTTLESTON PIE
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson

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dust-of-snow-sbwe-w-chords
DUST OF SNOW (w chords)
Poem by Robert Frost
Tune and Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
dust-of-snow-sbwe-w-chords

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dust-of-snow-sbwe-no-chords
DUST OF SNOW (no chords)
Poem by Robert Frost
Tune and Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
dust-of-snow-sbwe-no-chords

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eletelphony flowerpot press sparkle book
Eletelephony
Poem by Laura Elizabeth Richards
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated and Published by Flowerpot Press (2011)
ASIN: B007M2ISKI

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give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-cover-only
GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (sing along book 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Cover Picture by Eloise Gleichenhaus (2010)

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give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-w-chords
GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (song sheet w chords 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-w-chords

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give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-no-chords

GIVE ME YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR (song sheet NO chords 4 SBWE)
Excerpt from The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
give-me-your-tired-your-poor-sbwe-no-chords

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THE NEW COLOSSUS (song Give Me Your Tired Your Poor)
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
new-colossus-song-sheet-w-music-sbwe

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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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A Fishy Named Stan
Limerick by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Traditional Tune
You can print this page, by clicking, here:
Fishy Named Stan by ELEG 4Tyler edit
Sing this limerick along with me, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/fishy-named-stan-by-eleg-for

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A Fishy Named Stan
Limerick by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Traditional Tune
Sing this limerick along with me, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/fishy-named-stan-by-eleg-for
To view or print this page, click here:
there once was a fishy named stan

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SBWE SBS Goodbye Summer
Goodbye, Summer w Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Words and Music by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Goodbye Summer

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SBWE SBS Goodbye Summer (no chords)

Goodbye, Summer for SBWE Songbook Series (no chords)
Words and Music by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Goodbye Summer (no chords)

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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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helping silverstein FTBY&M sheehan - Copy
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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SBWE SBS helping
HELPING
Words and Music by Shel Silverstein
Featured in Free to Be You and Me
Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS helping

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SBWE SBS helping (no chords)

HELPING (no chords)
Words and Music by Shel Silverstein
Featured in Free to Be You and Me
Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS helping (no chords)

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how doth the little busy bee w chords ELEG for SBWE

How Doth the Little Busy Bee Song Sheet with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Poem by Isaac Watts
Traditional Tune
Song Sheet Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
how doth the little busy bee w chords ELEG for SBWE

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SBWE SBS how doth busy bee
How Doth the Little Busy Bee for SBWE Songbook Series
Poem by Isaac Watts
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS how doth busy bee

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SBWE SBS how doth busy bee (no chords)

How Doth the Little Busy Bee for SBWE Songbook Series (no chords)
Poem by Isaac Watts
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS how doth busy bee (no chords)

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how doth croc 4 sbwe cover only
HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE BOOK FOR SBWE 
Poem by Lewis Carroll
From ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Traditional Tune
Crocodile Art by Mo Gleichenhaus
Sing-Along, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/how-doth-the-little-crocodile

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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 - 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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if rudyard kipling giovanni manna
IF
Poem by Rudyard Kipling and
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Giovanni Manna

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if kipling smith
IF (a father’s advice to his son)
Poem by Rudyard Kipling and
Music by Various Artists
Illustrated with Photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr.

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In the Bleak Midwinter
Poem by Christina Rossetti
Singable Picture Book Video of Glocester Cathedral Choir
This video includes the words and music
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRobryliBLQ

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In the Bleak Midwinter
Poem by Christina Rossetti
Singable Picture Book Video features opera star Kiri Te Kanawa
This video includes the words and music
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbcpKCdTREQ

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Jingle Bells (Sing and Read Storybook)
Poem by James Lord Pierpont
Traditional  Tune
Illustrated by Darcy May

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Lady Liberty (A Biography)

Book Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
This book features an excerpt of the poem “The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin

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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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SBWE SBS halfway down
Halfway Down (SBWE Songbook Series)
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS halfway down SBWE

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halfway down milne leigh grant
Halfway Down
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson
Illustration by Leigh Grant
From Childcraft Poems and Rhymes, Volume 1 (1976), p. 172
This sheet is for home, library or classroom use only.

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halfway down milne shepard color
Halfway Down
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson
Illustration by Ernest H. Shepard
To view or print this sing-along sheet, click here:
halfway down milne shepard color
This sheet is for home, library or classroom use only.

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halfway down book sbwe cover only
Halfway Down
Poem by A. A. Milne
Music by Harold Fraser-Simson
Illustration by Various Artists

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A HAPPY THOUGHT RLS SBWE
A Happy Thought
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
From A Child’s Garden of Verses
Sing to an Adaptation of Twinkle Little Star
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
A HAPPY THOUGHT RLS SBWE

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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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SBWE SBS Last Song
Last Song (SBWE Songbook Series)
Poem by James Guthrie
Music by Emily Gleichenhaus and Paul Raiman
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this book, click here:
SBWE SBS Last Song
Sing-Along with Emily:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/last-song

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Last Songa 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 book eleg sbwe cover only
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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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

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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 elf w line drawing
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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little elfman bangs childcraft
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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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-madness-in-the-spring
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
a little madness for the king

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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 Tree

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

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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
Sing LITTLE TURTLE with Emily, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/there-was-a-little-turtle-eleg-2010

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SBWE SBS Little Turtle w chords

The Little Turtle Song Sheet w Guitar Chords
Poem by Vachel Lindsay
Traditional Tune with Chords by ELEG for SBWE SBS
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Little Turtle w chords

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SBWE SBS Little Turtle
The Little Turtle for SBWE Songbook Series
Poem by Vachel Lindsay
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Little Turtle

Sing LITTLE TURTLE with Emily, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/there-was-a-little-turtle-eleg-2010

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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 humerous a-z 1

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one twinkly tune many songs cover only
MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE 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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one twinkly tune many songs brief history
MANY SONGS, ONE TWINKLY TUNE 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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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Christopher Bing

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Monica Vachula

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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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Morning Has Broken

Traditional Hymn
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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negro speaks of rivers
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Poem by Langston Hughes
Illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Music by Various Composers

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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
Music by Irving Berlin

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The New Colossus
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Lady Liberty (A Biography)

Book Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
This book features an excerpt of the poem “The New Colossus
Poem by Emma Lazarus
Music by Irving Berlin

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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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one twinkly tune many songs cover only
ONE TWINKLY TUNE, MANY SONGS TUNE 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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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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One Was Johnny (A Counting Book)

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

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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:
https://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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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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Paul Revere’s Ride
Music by Various Artists
Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrated by Ted Rand

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The Rose Family
Poem by Robert Frost
Musical Setting by Elliott Carter
Pictures Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
This book is for home, classroom and library use only.
To view or print The Rose Family, click here:
rose family SPB for SBWE

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The Secret Sits
Poem by Robert Frost
Tune by  Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustration Assembled by  Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
the secret sits robert frost sbwe
Sing the tune with Emily, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/secret-sits-robert-frost-tune

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The Secret Sits
Poem by Robert Frost
Tune and Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
the-secret-sits-robert-frost-sbwe-w-chords

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Shake and Shake the Catsup Bottle
Poem by Richard Armour
Tune by Emily
To view or print this song sheet, click here:

shake and shake the catsup bottle
Sing along with Emily, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/shake-and

This song sheet is intended for home or classroom use only.

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SONG OF THE BOAT, from WATER SINGS BLUE

“Song of the Boat” from WATER SINGS BLUE

Poems by Kate Coombs
Illustrated by Meilo So
Melody by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Arrangement by Paul Raiman of www.MyRehearsalPianist.com
Track Prepared by Paul Raiman of www.MyRehearsalPianist.com

Sing the SONG OF THE BOAT tune with melody line included, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/song-of-the-boat-with-melody

Sing the SONG OF THE BOAT with accompaniment, here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/song-of-the-boat-accompaniment

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Spider and the Fly
Words by Mary Howitt
Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi

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Star Spangled Banner

Words by Francis Scott Key
Music by J. Stafford Smith
Illustrated by Peter Spier
(When it comes to creating accurately detailed pictures that are fun to look at and respect the intelligence of children, you can’t find a better illustrator than Peter Spier.  This book features printed music and a detailed essay about the song.)

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Star Spangled Banner

Words by Francis Scott Key
Music by J. Stafford Smith
Illustrated by Todd Ouren
(This book features printed music and historical information)

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Robert Frosts’ “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” makes a beautiful song when sung to the tune of “Greensleeves,”

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Poem by Robert Frost
Illustrated by Susan Jeffers
Sing “Stopping by Woods” along with Emily:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/stopping-by-woods-eleg-2010

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Stopping by Woods w Guitar Chords SBWE
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Song Sheet with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Poem by Robert Frost
Sing to the Tune of Greensleeves
Song Sheet Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
Stopping by Woods w Guitar Chords SBWE

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Sweet Suffolk Owl
Poem Attributed to an Anonymous Author
Music by Thomas Vautor (1619) (Thomas Vautor’s musical setting:www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbkTP7NJXME )
Music by Richard Hundley (1981) (Richard Hundley’s musical setting:www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCOijXQEeqk)
Illustrations Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
You can sing-along with this book I assembled, to view or print, click here:
sweet suffolk owl book for singing

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

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The Swing

Poem by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Esther Friend, p. 132 of Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
Originally Published in A Child’s Garden of Verses
To view or print this page, click here:
SWING RLS childcraft Friend ELEG type

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The Swing
Poem by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Linda Bleck
Published in A Children’s Treasury of Poems

Sing “The Swing” with Emily:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-swing-rls-eleg-sbwe

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FAIRIES (Rose Fyleman) song sheet SBWE
Fairies
Poem by Rose Fyleman
Music by Various Artists, including Ginger Sands
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
FAIRIES (Rose Fyleman) song sheet SBWE

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“There are Fairies at the Bottom of Our Garden”
Poem by Rose Fyleman
Music by Liza Lehmann

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There Was an Old Man with a Beard” from the Sing Books with Emily SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
SBWE Advent Calendar There Was an Old Man with a Beard
There Was an Old Man with a Beard
SBWE SINGABLE ADVENT CALENDAR
Limerick by Edward Lear
Illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Published in her book, “Limericks by Lear” (World Press, 1965) 
Sing the limerick tune with Emily, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/limerick-tune-there-was-an-old

To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE Advent Calendar There Was an Old Man with a Beard

This song sheet is for home or classroom use only.

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There Was an Old Man with a Beard
Limerick by Edward Lear
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Kelly Oechsli
Sing the limerick tune with Emily, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/limerick-tune-there-was-an-old

To view or print this song sheet, click here:
there was an old man w a beard lear oechsli

This song sheet is for home or classroom use only.

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There Was an Old Man with a Beard
Limerick by Edward Lear
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Kelly Oechsli
Sing the limerick tune with Emily, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/limerick-tune-there-was-an-old

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There Was an Old Man with a Beard
Limerick by Edward Lear
Illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Published in her book, “Limericks by Lear” (World Press, 1965) 

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There was an Old Man with a Beard (Who Fed the Birds)
Original Limerick by Edward Lear
Additional Words by  Emily
Traditional TuneBook Assembled by Sing Books with Emily

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Three Blind Mice
Complete Version of Ye Three Blind Mice

Traditional Tune
Words by John Imivey
Illustrated by Walton Corbould

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Three Blind Mice
Traditional Tune
Words by John Imivey
Illustrated by Lorinda Bryan Cauley

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SBWE SBS time to rise
Time to Rise for SBWE Songbook Series
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS time to rise

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SBWE SBS time to rise (no chords)

Time to Rise for SBWE Songbook Series (no chords)
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS time to rise (no chords)

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Time to Rise
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
From A Child’s Garden of Verses
Tune by Various Artists including Joanie Bartles
Illustration by E. Mars and M. H. Squire

This illustration, found here:
http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/child_garden_verses/index.htm

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Time to Rise
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
From A Child’s Garden of Verses
Tune by Various Artists including Joanie Bartles
Illustration by Alice and Martin Provensen

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Time to Rise
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
From A Child’s Garden of Verses
Tune by Various Artists including Joanie Bartles
Illustration by Brian Wildsmith

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Time to Rise
Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson
Poem from A Child’s Garden of Verses
Tune by Various Artists including Joanie Bartles
Illustration by Tomid dePaola
Illustration from Tomie’s Little Book of Poems

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN
Poem by Eve Merriam
Illustrated by Marc Simont
Featured in Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

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TWINKLE LITTLE BAT (L. Carroll) song card w chords 4 sbwe
Twinkle Little Bat Song Sheet w Chords  by ELEG for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Lewis Carroll
Poster Card by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Click here to view or print the poster card:
TWINKLE LITTLE BAT (L. Carroll) song card w chords 4 sbwe

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat
Published in: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Traditional Tune, Same as “ABC Song” and “Baa Blacksheep
Words by Lewis Carroll
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Click here to view or print the book:
twinkle bat book
Sing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat along with me, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/twinkle-little-bat-eleg-2010

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat
Published in: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Traditional tune, Same as “ABC Song” and “Baa Blacksheep
Words by Lewis Carroll
Illustrated by John Tenniel

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Twinkle Little Bat SBWE Sing-Along Poster Card
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Lewis Carroll
Poster Card by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Click here to view or print the poster card:
TWINKLE LITTLE BAT SBWE sing along card
Sing “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat” along with me, here:
http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/twinkle-little-bat-eleg-2010

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twinkle little star sheet w chords by ELEG for SBWE
Twinkle Little Star Song Sheet with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Words by Jane Taylor
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus for SBWE
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
twinkle little star sheet w chords by ELEG for SBWE

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Twinkle Little Star Song Sheet w Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Words by Jane Taylor
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS twinkle little star w chords

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SBWE SBS twinkle little star no chords
Twinkle Little Star Song Sheet (no chords) for SBWE Songbook Series
Words by Jane Taylor
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS twinkle little star no chords

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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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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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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Traditional Tune
Poem by Jane Taylor
Illustrated by Lesley Harker

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The Unicorn” (Poem and music by Shel Silverstein, Arrangement based on 1968 recording by The Irish Rovers,), found in:

The Gift of Make-Believe (Read and Sing Along Lyric Book)
Words by Various Artists
Tunes by Ginger Sands and Various Artists
Illustrations derived from published works of Various Artists

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The Unicorn” (Poem and music by Shel Silverstein, Arrangement based on 1968 recording by The Irish Rovers,), found in:

Where the Sidewalk Ends
Poems by Shel Silverstein
Music by Shel Silverstein
Illustrated by Shel Silverstein

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The Walloping Window-Blind
Poem by Charles Edwin Carryl
Traditional Irish Tune
Illustrated by Ted Rand

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The Walloping Window-Blind
Poem by Charles Edwin Carryl
Traditional Irish Tune
Illustrated by Jim LaMarche

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Waltzing Matilda
Traditional Folk Tune Arranged by Christina Macpherson
Poem by A.B. “Banjo” Paterson
Illustrated by Desmond Digby

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Waltzing Matilda (Refrain Poster Card)
Traditional Folk Tune Arranged by Christina Macpherson
Poem by A.B. “Banjo” Paterson
Card by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To print or view the above poster featuring the “Waltzing Matilda“ refrain lyrics, click here:
waltzing matilda refrain for book 7X7

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When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer
Words by Walt Whitman
Music by Various Artists
Pictures by Loren Long

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WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND (with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE)
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
To hear the tune for singing this poem, click here:
https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/who-has-seen-the-wind-eleg-1
To view or print the SBWE Singable Poster Sheet with Chords for “Who Has Seen the Wind,” click here:
Who Has Seen the Wind ELEG SBWE w eleg guitar chords

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WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND (SBWE Songbook Series)
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBS Who Has Seen the Wind w chords

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SBWE SBS Who Has Seen the Windw no chords
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND (SBWE SBS, no chords)
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS Who Has Seen the Windw no chords

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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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Wynken, Blynken and Nod

Words by Eugene Field
Illustrated by Susan Jeffers

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Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
Poem by Eugene Field
Illustrated by David McPhail

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod

Words by Eugene Field
Illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Poem by Eugene Field
Illustrated by Giselle Potter

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Poem by Eugene Field
Illustrated by Johanna Westerman

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Related Posts

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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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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY

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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A. A. MILNE

Almost all Pooh and Poetry by A. A. Milne and Illustrated by E. H. Shepard is Singable!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/05/04/a-few-favorite-singable-books-the-world-of-a-a-milne/

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CHILD’S GARDEN OF VERSES

Most Robert Louis Stevenson’s book of poetry for children have been set to music
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/03/28/a-childs-garden-of-verses-singable-poems-by-robert-louis-stevenson/

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

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

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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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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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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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SBWE Songbook Series: Poetry
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-poetry/

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