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Illustrated Zoo Songs

Posted on: January 29, 2016

We live in Arlington, VA, near Washington DC.  We love to visit the zoo. Find songs here to help celebrate the wonderful trip to visit the animals.

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At the Zoo
Word and Music by Paul Simon
Illustrated by Valerie Michaut

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“If I Ran the Zoo” is featured in:
cat in the hat songbook
The Cat in the Hat Songbook (19 Seuss-Songs for Beginning Singers)
Words by Dr. Seuss
Piano Score and Guitar Chords by Eugene Poddany
Illustrated by Dr. Seuss
ISBN: 0-394-81695-1

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The musical versions of songs printed in THE CAT IN THE HAT SONGBOOK, here:
cat in the hat songbook
Cat in the Hat Songbook, If I Ran the Zoo, Sleep Book
Audio CD

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footloose-loggins
Footloose
Words and Music by Kenny Loggins and Dean Pitchford
Illustrated by Tim Bowers

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Going to the Zoo
Words and Music by Tom Paxton
Illustrated by Karen Lee Schmidt
This book features printed music

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Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo w Limberjack Dog
Mrs. G’s Musical BINGO Zoo for SBWE and Limberjack Dog
Traditional Words and Tune
Adaptations by ELEG for SBWE
Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo w Limberjack Dog

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never play music right next to the zoo lithgow
Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo
Words by John Lithgow
Music by Bill Elliot
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez

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Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo
Poems by Ogden Nash
Music by Vernon Duke
Illustrated by Frank Owen

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Ogden Nash’s Zoo

Poems by Ogden Nash
Illustrated by Etienne Delessert
(See “Ogden Nash’s Musical Zoo” for tunes by Vernon Duke)

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A Paper Zoo (a Selection of Animal Poems)
Selected by Renee Karol Weiss
Poems and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Ellen Raskin

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The Utter Zoo
Sing to the Tune of ABC Song
Poem by Edward Gorey
Illustrated by Edward Gorey

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What’s New at the Zoo?
Words and Music by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Introduction by Phyllis Newman
Illustrated by Travis Foster

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Related Posts

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NOAH’S ARK

A List of Singable Picture Book Songs about Noah’s Journey with an Ark Full of Animals
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/noahs-ark-in-singable-picture-books/

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TOM PAXTON

The Singable Picture Books of Tom Paxton
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/the-singable-picture-books-of-tom-paxton/

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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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ANIMALS: FAVORITE SONGS
Emily’s Favorite Illustrated Songs to Sing about Singular Animals
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/favorite-illustrated-songs-about-singular-animals/

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ALPHABESTIES AND OTHER AMAZING TYPES
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/alphabeasties-singable-flash-cards/

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COLLECTIVE NOUNS (GROUP NAMES)
Jill Leger’s song THE SPARROW and an exploration of books that celebrate the marvelous world of Collective Nouns
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/the-sparrow-a-singable-book-an-interview-and-a-karaoke-sing-along-by-jill-leger/

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ME AND MY ANIMAL FRIENDS, an Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/me-and-my-animal-friends-a-singable-picture-book/

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