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Fireside Song Compilations: Singable Picture Books with Wonderful Vintage Illustrations

Posted on: August 4, 2012

Songs in each of these collections are presented with printed music, lyrics, fabulous vintage illustrations and a brief history of each song.

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Fireside Book of Children’s Songs
Words and Music by Various Artists
Collected and Edited by Marie Winn
Musical Arrangements by Allan Miller
Illustrations by John Alcorn
ISBN 0-671-25820-6

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Fireside Book of Favorite American Songs

Words and Music by Various Artists
Selected and Edited by Margaret Bradford Boni
Arranged for the Piano by Norman Lloyd
Illustrated by Aurelius Battaglia
Introductions by Anne Brooks
Forward by Carl Van Doren

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Fireside Book of Folk Songs
Selected and Edited by Margaret Bradford Boni
Arranged for Piano by Norman Lloyd
Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
Published by Simon and Schuster 1947

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Fireside Book of Fun & Game Songs
Simon and Schuster, 1947

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Fireside Book of Love Songs
Selected and Edited by Margaret Bradford Boni
Arranged for the Piano by Norman Lloyd
Introduction by Irwin Edman
Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provenson
Published by Simon and Schuster, New York, 1954

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FIRESIDE SONG BOOK OF BIRDS AND BEASTS
Words and Tunes by Various Artists
Musical Arrangements by Barbara Green
Selected by Jane Yolen
Jane Yolen’s webpage for this book: http://janeyolen.com/works/fireside-song-book-of-birds-and-beasts-the/

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Related Posts

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ILLUSTRATED SONGBOOKS AND COLLECTIONS (COMPILATIONS) OF CHILDREN’S SONGS WITH MUSIC
This list is populated by books that compile printed music and illustrations for children’s songs
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/illustrated-collections-of-childrens-songs-with-music/

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FIRESIDE SONGBOOKS
Fireside Song Compilations: Singable Picture Books with Wonderful Vintage Illustrations
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/04/fireside-song-compilations-singable-picture-books-with-wonderful-vintage-illustrations/

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