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Frogs and Toads in Illustrated Songs

Posted on: October 26, 2015

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BEING GREEN does not specifically mention frogs, but how could we forget it was first sung by Kermit?

Being Green

Words and Music by Joe Raposo
Illustrated by Etienne Delessert
Published by Western Publishing Company, Inc. in Conjunction with Children’s Television Workshop, 1973
A Golden Book
LOC Catalog Card No. 73-82468

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Cantaba La Rana (The Frog Was Singing)
Songs Selected and Arranged by Rita Rosa Ruesga
Illustrated by Soledad Sebastian

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The Croaky Pokey
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Ethan Long
Illustrated by Ethan Long

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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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Five Green and Speckled Frogs
Traditional Words and Tune
Book Assembled by Emily Gleichenhaus for Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this book, click here:
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Five Green and Speckled Frogs (Sing and Read Storybook)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Constanza Basaluzzo

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The Foolish Frog
Words and Music by Pete Seeger and Charles Seeger
Illustrated by Miloslav Jagr
(“The Foolish Frog” is a bonus video on Scholastic’s Video Collection “Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom…and lots more learning fun!” DVD)

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frog trouble
Frog Trouble
Words by Sandra Boynton
Music by Sandra Boynton and Tom Ford
Illustrated by Sandra Boyonton

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Froggie Went a-Courtin’ for Limberjack and Sing Books with Emily
Traditional Words and Tune
Adaptations by ELEG for Sing Books with Emily
Illustration by Mary Blair from My First Sing-A-Song Book, 1966
To view or print this page, click here:
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He got down upon his knee and said, “Miss Mousie will you marry me?”
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Singing Froggie Went a-Courtin’ with the Everett/Campbell group on 9/24/2015
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Frog Went A-Courtin’

Traditional Words and Tune
Re-Told by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky

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Froggy Went A-Courtin’

Traditioanl Words and Tune
Illustrated by Gillian Tyler

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A Frog Went Walking on a Summer’s Day (music)

Traditional Words and Tune
Music Arranged by Leah Gale
Illustrated by Corinne Malvern
From: LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK NURSERY SONGS

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I’m in Love with a Big Blue Frog
Words and Music by Leslie Braunstein
Performed by Peter Paul & Mary
Illustrated by Joshua S. Brunet
ISBN 978-1-936140-37-4

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“There’s a little green frog doing what she oughter…”
little white duck
Little White Duck
Words by Walt Whippo
Music by Bernard Zaritzky
Illustrated by Joan Pal

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Almost everyone’s version of OVER IN THE MEADOW contains a verse about frogs…

Over in the Meadow
Words by Olive A. Wadsworth
Music by Mabel Wood Hill
Words Adapted by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Fedor Rojankovsky

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There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog
Based on THERE WAS AN OLD LADY
Words by by Jennifer Ward
Illustrated by Steve Gray

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This summery version of TWELVE DAYS contains croaking friends…

Twelve Days of Summer

Traditional Tune (“Twelve Days of Christmas”)
Word Adaptations by Jan Andrews
Illustrated by Susan Rennick Jolliffe

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Wind in the Willows

Words by Kenneth Grahame
With Lyrics Set to Music by Various Artists
Illustrated Robert Ingpen

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Wind in the Willows

Words by Kenneth Grahame
With Lyrics Set to Music by Various Artists
Illustrated Michael Hauge

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Here’s a song, sung by a frog, that needs a book:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2DTLbTQj0I

RAINBOW CONNECTION
Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams and Kenneth Asche
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Connection

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Related Posts

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LIMBERJACK SONGS FOR SBWE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/limberjack-songs-for-sing-books-with-emily/

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FROGS AND TOADS IN ILLUSTRATED SONGS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/frogs-and-toads-in-illustrated-songs/

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