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Lists of Illustrated Songs Found Elsewhere Online

Posted on: July 25, 2016

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BAREFOOT BOOKS

Barefoot Books publishes a whole bunch of illustrated songs
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/16/singable-picture-books-and-singable-picture-book-videos-from-barefoot-books/

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Best Children’s Music (Click the “Bookstall” link)
http://www.bestchildrensmusic.com/

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Book Lists for Music Teachers on MelodySoup.com:
http://melodysoup.blogspot.com/p/books-lists-for-music-teachers.html#.UqZeHPRDuSo

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Books to Sing: 

http://www.waldsfe.org/book%20lists/bookstosing.htm

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Books to Sing or Chant
Complied by Sharla Dance
http://www.waldsfe.org/book%20lists/bookstosing.htm

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BOOKS TO SING (Song Based Picture Books)
Book Links, July 2005, by Sue McCleaf Nespeca, Preschool through early elementary school:
http://www.ala.org/ala//aboutala/offices/publishing/booklinks/resources/BookstoSing.pdf

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CANTATA LEARNING
Complete list of Illustrated Songs published by Cantata Learning
http://www.cantatalearning.com/shop/

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CLASSIC BOOKS WITH HOLES
A terrific collection of traditional songs, nicely illustrated and most come with CDs that contain both instrumental and vocal tracks
http://www.childs-play.com/usa/bookshop/classic-with-holes.html

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CHILD’S PLAY SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS, CLASSIC BOOKS WITH HOLES (on SBWE)
Child’s Play and their Classic Books with Holes Series = a Treasure Trove of Great Songs and Sing-Along Arrangements
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/06/14/childs-play-and-thier-classic-books-with-holes-series-a-treasure-trove-of-great-songs-and-sing-along-arrengements/

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Emily Arrow
Emily Arrow has set a whole bunch of books to music:
http://www.emilyarrow.com/

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FUN SONGS SERIES
Published by Picture Window Books, By Michael Dahl, Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling.  History lessons set to the tune of well known songs.
https://www.overdrive.com/series/fun-songs

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HarperCollins Children’s SoundCloud Page
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/06/harpercollins-childrens-soundcloud-page/

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John Feierabend’s First Steps in Music Series, published by Gia Publications:
http://www.giamusic.com/music_education/johnfeierabend-main-first-steps.cfm

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Macmillan Children’s Books SoundCloud Page
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/06/macmillan-childrens-books-soundcloud-page/

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Music and the Brain: Children’s Books:

http://www.musicandthebrain.org/Chidrens-Books.htm

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MusicNMoreStudio YouTube Channel
This grandma has a YouTube Channel with a bunch of videos in which she sings picture books a capella:
https://www.youtube.com/user/musicnmorestudio

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MusicKit: 

http://www.musickit.com/songstory.html

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Music Together Sing Along Storybooks
https://www.musictogether.com/store/singalong-storybooks

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NANCY STEWART
Nancy Stewart’s website has got a great page with lots of song titles linked to posts that include lyrics, printable PDF of the music, and sound files to learn the songs
http://www.nancymusic.com/SOM-alpha.htm

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Nellie Edge: 

http://www.nellieedge.com/FavoriteBooksThatSing.htm

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“Playing by the Book” blog (single article), a discussion about Singable Picture Books, including many links: 
http://www.playingbythebook.net/2010/03/17/fantastic-fiction-for-kids-picture-books-with-songs/

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Read Write Think:
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson1026/songbooks.html

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Sarah Weeks, Picture Books with Songs:
http://sarahweeks.com/books/picture-books-with-songs/

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Selected Trade Books for Music Teachers in Elementary Grades: 

https://docs.google.com/View?id=d5c4d9q_146gjg9h3cb

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Selected List of Children’s Books that Incorporate Music, Dr. Sara Womack
http://www.tarleton.edu/Faculty/boucher/Selected%20List%20of%20Childrens%20Books%20that%20Incorporate%20Music.pdf

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Singable Books:

http://www.nwaea.k12.ia.us/documents/filelibrary/word/iclc/singablebooklist_Smallwood_2011_815DFE1D55B55.pdf

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SING ALONG WITH ME collection from the publisher Nosy Crow:
http://nosycrow.com/series/sing-along-with-me/

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SING A STORY HANDLED BOARD BOOK AND CD
There is a whole series of illustrated songs that come with CDs, called:
“Sing a Story Handled Board Book and CD”
Search for the above term on Amazon and each book in the series comes up.  The songs are all in the public domain, but appear to be printed on board, which makes them sturdy for use, and they all come with CDs for singing along.

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SINGING GAMES FOR CHILDREN
A treasury of singing games, songs, poems and rhymes from around the world
http://www.singinggamesforchildren.com/

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SING WITH OUR KIDS, THE WEBSITE
Free resources for early learning through community singing
http://singwithourkids.com/

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 SING WITH OUR KIDS Project Blog:
http://singwithourkids.blogspot.com/

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SONG CATCHER’S LIBRARY
A categorized online listing of playtime songs
https://songcatcherslibrary.wordpress.com/

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Songs for Teaching (multiple lists):

Songs for Teaching: Picture–Song Storybooks
(http://www.songsforteaching.com/newlin/picturesongstorybooks.htm)

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Songs for Teaching: More Picture-Song Storybooks

(http://www.songsforteaching.com/newlin/picturesongstorybooks2.htm)

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Songs for Teaching: Picture-Song Storybooks III

(http://www.songsforteaching.com/newlin/picturesongstorybooks3.htm)

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Songs for Teaching: Multicultural Songbooks for Children

(http://songsforteaching.com/songbooks/multicultural.htm)

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SONGS WE SING
children’s song directory
https://thesongswesing.wordpress.com/

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SONGS WE SING
70 Silly Songs Kids Love to Sing
https://thesongswesing.wordpress.com/2009/03/11/silly-songs-kids-love-to-sing-lyrics/

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Story-Lovers: 

http://www.story-lovers.com/listsbookssing&danceto.html

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Storytime Songs Guitar Chords
Lots of Public Domain songs that are popular with kids and simple guitar chords for the lyrics
http://www.storytimesongs.com/guitar.html

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The bibliography for SALLY GO ROUND THE SUN works as a terrific list of Singable Picture Books worth tracking down:

SGRTS 157 - bibliography edit
Sally Go round the Sun (300 Songs, Rhymes and Games of Canadian Children) – bibliography
Words and Music by Various Artists
Songs and Rhymes Collected and Edited by Edith Fowke
Musical Arrangements by Keith MacMillan
Illustrated by Carlos Marchiori

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WEE SING
Wee Sing is a FANTASTIC and Comprehensive resource for anyone who sings songs to kids
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/07/23/wee-sing-is-a-fantastic-and-comprehensive-resource-for-anyone-who-sings-songs-to-kids/

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Related Posts

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ILLUSTRATED SONG LISTS ONLINE
Lists of Illustrated Songs Found from Elsewhere Online
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/lists-of-illustrated-songs-found-from-elsewhere-online/

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