Sing Books with Emily, the Blog

The Songs We Sang 3/28-4/7, 2016

Posted on: April 9, 2016

We had a delightful Spring Break 2016, but it was sweet fun to get back to Sing Books, too.  We sang in the classes of Ms. Anctil (K), Ms. Resutek (1), Ms. Trojan (1), Miss Robin (Pre-K), Mr. Koppelman (2), Ms. Dolinsky (2), Ms. Coffman (3), Ms. Strickland (3), Ms. George (1), Ms. Eib (1), Ms. Bishop (K), Ms. Morgan (K), Ms. DiNardo (3), Mr. Grasso (3), Ms. Sackett (1), Ms. Howard (2), Ms. Sill (2), Ms. Antognoli (2), Ms. Campbell (K), Ms. Everett (K).

In each of the classes, we sang a selection from the following list:

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Forever Young
Words and Music by Bob Dylan
Illustrated by Paul Rogers

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Over the Rainbow
Words and Music by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Illustrated by Eric Puybaret
Published by Imagine Publishing Inc.
ISBN 978-1-936140-00-8 (2010 hard cover edition), ISBN-13: 978-1623540449 (2014 boardbook edition)

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Fifty Nifty States
Words and Music by Ray Charles
Book Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
This item is for classroom, home, or library use only.

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We sing 50 Nifty with the book and then sang it a second time a-capella while pointing out the location of the states.

Fifty Nifty States
Words and Music by Ray Charles
Illustrated by PAINLESS LEARNING PLACEMATS

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All God’s Critters
Words and Music by Bill Staines
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2009
ISBN 987-0-689-86959-4

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Words by Jack Norworth
Music by Albert Von Tilzer
Illustrated by Amiko Hirao
Performed by Carly Simon

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backwards birthday party
The Backwards Birthday Party
Music and Lyrics by Tom Chapin and John Forster
Illustrated by Chuck Groeninck

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take me home country roads
Take Me Home, Country Roads

Words and Music by John Denver, Taffy Nivert and Bill Danoff
Words Adapted by Christopher Canyon
Illustrated by Christopher Canyon
ISBN 978-1584690726

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beethoven's wig (read along symphony)
Beethoven’s Wig
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Words by Richard Perlmutter
Illustrated by Maria Rosetti

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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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Presidents Name Song - cover only 2
Presidents Name Song for Sing Books with Emily
Song Intro by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustrations and Layout Compiled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody
If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or leave a comment to this post.

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Presidents Name Song for Sing Books with Emily
Song Intro by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustrations and Layout Compiled by LearningWithEase.com
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/presidentsnamesong-melody

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United States State Capitals Song
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus

Sing Along with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/us-state-capitals-song-sbwe

If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or lave a comment to this post.

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USA map with colors & capital stars SBWE
United States State Capitals Song
USA Map with Capital Stars for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this map, click here:
USA map with colors & capital stars SBWE

Sing Along with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/us-state-capitals-song-sbwe

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Amoeba Hop
Words and Music by Christine Lavin
Illustrated by Betsy Franco Feeney
This book features a study of amoeba life, printed music and a live recording of “Amoeba Hop” by the amazingly hilarious and talented singer/songwriter

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Preamble
Art by Mike Wilkins (1987)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
http://americanart.si.edu
Sing this with THE PREAMBLE SONG from SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK   (and FIFTY NIFTY STATES, too!)
Preamble Song
Words and Music by Lynn Ahrens
Preamble Text by Gouverneur Morris
From SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK

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Preamble Song
Preamble Text by Gouverneur Morris
Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
From SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK 

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Preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America
Sing this with THE PREAMBLE SONG from SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK 
Preamble Song
Preamble Text by Gouverneur Morris
Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Page Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this page, click here:
preamble SBWE bw

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preamble SBWE rb
Preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America
Sing this with THE PREAMBLE SONG from SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK 
Preamble Song
Preamble Text by Gouverneur Morris
Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Page Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this page, click here:
preamble SBWE rb

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Preamble Song:  a Girl Scout Song for Troop 2740
Preamble Song GSSLyrics
The Preamble Song (Preamble Excerpt)
Words by Gouverneur Morris
Music by Lynn Ahrens
To view or print this page, click here:
Preamble Song GSSLyrics

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preamble sam fink 3 - Copy
The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

Sing this with THE PREAMBLE SONG from SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK   (and FIFTY NIFTY STATES, too!)
Preamble Song
Preamble Text by Gouverneur Morris
Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink
From: The Constitution of the United States of America (With Benjamin Franklin’s Address to the Delegates Upon the Signing of the Constitution)

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SBWE SBS ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait

ZYX Sing Along Card with ASL Alph & Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this Sing Along Card, click here:
SBWE SBS ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait

Sing the ZYX’s along with me!  Just click here:

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ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE
ZYX Sing Along Card with ASL Alphabet and Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE

Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this Sing Along Card, click here:
ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE

Sing the ZYX’s along with me!  Just click here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/zyxs-eleg-2010

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ABC letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE
ABCs Chart with ASL Alphabet and Guitar Chords for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Card Assembled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
To view or print this card, click here:
ABC letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait ELEG 4 SBWE

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swing RLS julie morstad
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
Sing “The Swing” with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-swing-rls-eleg-sbwe

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The Swing
Poem by Robert Lewis Stevenson
Traditional Tune
Illustrated by Heather Lynn Harris
Originally Published in A Child’s Garden of Verses
Sing “The Swing” with Emily:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-swing-rls-eleg-sbwe

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The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrated by Michael Hague
ISBN 978-0-8050-5349-4

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smokey the bear song 1 - smaller
Smokey the Bear (Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1952

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smokey the bear song 2 - smaller
Smokey the Bear (Conservation Pledge, Flip side of Smokey the Bear Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1952

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smokey the bear book eleg sbwe cover only
Smokey the Bear (Illustrated Song)
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
Pictures Assembled from Resources Online
This book is for classroom use only.

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when i heard the learn'd astonomer loren long
When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer
Words by Walt Whitman
Music by Various Artists
Pictures by Loren Long

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The Surrey with the Fringe on Top

Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Illustrated by James Warhola

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New York State of Mind

Words and Music by Billy Joel
Illustrated by IZAK

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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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Late for School

Words and Music by Steve Martin
Illustrated by C.F. Payne
Published by Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group, New York, 2010
ISBN 978-044-6-55702-3

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You’re a Grand Old Flag
Words and Music by George M. Cohan
Illustrated by Warren Kimble

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Inch by Inch (The Garden Song)
Words and Music by David Mallett
Illustrated by Ora Eitan

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fox went out on a chilly night spier 2014
Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night (An Old Song), 2014 Reissue
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Peter Spier

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OLD BLUE 4 SBWE limberjack
Old Blue (arranged by ELEG for SBWE and limberjack dog)

Traditional Words and Tune
Arrangement by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this sheet, click here:
OLD BLUE 4 SBWE limberjack

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froggie went a courtin eleg 4 sbwe
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:
froggie went a courtin eleg 4 sbwe

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He got down upon his knee and said, “Miss Mousie will you marry me?”
2015 09 24 SBWE cambell & everett 2
Singing Froggie Went a-Courtin’ with the Everett/Campbell group on 9/24/2015
pbs.twimg.com/media/CPq8tJOWIAAgrYv.jpg

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Froggie went a courtin’ and he did ride, a-huh…
I sing this song with both the Limberjack Frog and Limberjack horse (shown here).
2013 12 limberjack4
Photo by Danielle Anctil

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rubber duckie SPB for SBWE cover only
Rubber Duckie
Words and Music by Jeffrey Moss
Book Assembled for Sing Books with Emily

This book is for home and classroom use only.

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Who Has Seen the Wind ELEG SBWE bk cover only

WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Booklet Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE

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Who Has Seen the Wind ELEG SBWE w eleg guitar chords
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND (with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE)
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Chords by ELEG for SBWE
To hear the tune for singing this poem, click here:

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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SBWE SBS hickory dickory dock w chords
Hickory Dickory Dock w Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS hickory dickory dock w chords

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hickory dickory dock w chords 4 sbwe
Hickory Dickory Dock Song Sheet by ELEG for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustration by Janet and Anne Grahme Johnstone from MY BEST BOOK OF RHYMES
hickory dickory dock w chords 4 sbwe

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hey diddle diddle w guitar chords 4 SBWE
Hey Diddle Diddle Song Sheet with Guitar Chords
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustration by Milo Winter
Illustration from Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
hey diddle diddle w guitar chords 4 SBWE

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SBWE SBS - Little Songs Cover
SBWE SBS Little Songs

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SBWE SBS - Lullabies Cover
SBWE SBS Lullabies

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SBWE SBS For Very Young - Many Songs 1 Tune
SBWE SBS Many Songs, One Twinkly Tune

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SBWE SBS - Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Cover
SBWE SBS Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

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SBWE SBS - Poetry Cover
SBWE SBS Poetry

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SBWE SBS wise old owl w chords

Wise Old Owl Song Sheet w Chords SBWE SBS
Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG for SBWE
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS wise old owl w chords
Sing Along with Emily:

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SBWE SBS wise old owl (no chords)
Wise Old Owl Song Sheet w Chords SBWE SBS

Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG for SBWE
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS wise old owl (no chords)
Sing Along with Emily:

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SBWE SBS old king cole w chords
Old King Cole w Chords for SBWE SBS
Traditional Words and Tune
Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS old king cole w chords

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tossed up in a basket eleg 4 sbwe
There Was an Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket
Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG
Guitar Chords by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustration by Ursula Koering
From Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
Page Coordinated by ELEG
To view or print this page, click here:
tossed up in a basket eleg 4 sbwe

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SBWE SBS old woman tossed w chords
There Was an Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket by ELEG for SBWE SBS
Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG
Guitar Chords by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS old woman tossed w chords

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SBWE SBS old woman tossed no chords

There Was an Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket by ELEG for SBWE SBS (no chords)
Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG
Guitar Chords by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS old woman tossed no chords

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old woman tossed for sbwe cover only
There Was an Old Woman Tossed Up in a Basket
Traditional Words and Tune Adapted by ELEG for SBWE
Guitar Chords by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustration by McLoughlin Bros. and by Various Other Artists

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Grandma’s Feather Bed (John Denver’s)
Words and Music by Jim Connor
Adapted and Illustrated by Christopher Canyon

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SBWE SBS ah vous dirai-je maman lyrics & chords
AH VOUS DIRAI-JE MAMAN W CHORDS FOR SBWE SONGBOOK SERIES
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this sheet, click here:
SBWE SBS ah vous dirai-je maman lyrics & chords

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SBWE SBS baa baa blacksheep
Baa Baa Black Sheep w Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS baa baa blacksheep

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SBWE SBS TWINKLE LITTLE BAT w chords
Twinkle Little Bat Song Sheet w Chords  SBWE Songbook Series 
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Lewis Carroll
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBWE SBS TWINKLE LITTLE BAT w chords

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SBWE SBS twinkle little star w chords
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 ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait

ZYX Sing Along Card with ASL Alph & Chords for SBWE Songbook Series
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this Sing Along Card, click here:
SBWE SBS ZYX letters caps WITH SIGN and chords portrait

Sing the ZYX’s along with me!  Just click here:

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tomorrow 4 sbwe cover only
Tomorrow
Words by Martin Charnin
Music by Charles Strouse
From the Musical ANNIE
For classroom use only.

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tomorrow 4 sbwe i love ya tomorrow
Favorite Lyric from
TOMORROW
Poster by Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this poster, click here:
tomorrow 4 sbwe i love ya tomorrow

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tomorrow sbwe poster
TOMORROW Poster 4 SBWE
Poster by Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this poster, click here:
tomorrow sbwe poster

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The Owl and the Pussycat

Words by Edward Lear
Musical Settings by Various Artists
Illustrated by James Marshall

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Knick Knack Paddy Whack

Traditional Words and Tune
Arrangements by Mark Collins
Illustrations by Christiane Engel
(I love this version of “Knick Knack,” published by Barefoot Books, for the clever arrangement, adding a new instrument with each number, and terrific CD that includes a great vocal by SteveSongs, but best of all a singable instrumental track that gets toes a-tappin’ and perfect for singing along)
Published by Barefoot Books 

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Who is on the United States Money Song
Sing to the Tune of the Can-Can
Words by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Pictures Coordinated by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Hear the song and sing-along with Emily at this link:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/who-is-on-the-us-money-song

If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or leave a comment to this post.

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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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