Sing Books with Emily, the Blog

Day 244: 365 Days of Illustrated Song 2016

Posted on: September 3, 2016

The traditional cumulative folk song, GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND, has been widely adapted:

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The Rainforest Grew All Around
Traditional Tune (GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND)
Text and Word Adaptations by Susan K. Mitchell
Illustrated by Connie McLennan
(This book includes, besides lyrics, panels of information about each plant or animal mentioned in the song.  It has won many a parent and educator’s choice awards.)

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The Tree in the Wood (An Old Nursery Song)

Traditional Words and Tune
Based on the old Folk song GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND
Words Adapted by Christopher Manson
Illustrated by Christopher Manson

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Tweedle Dee Dee
Traditional Words and Tune
Based on the old Folk song GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake

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Related Posts

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EARTH’S BEAUTY AND BOUNTY, STEWARDSHIP AND BEING GREEN

Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty, being green, and environmental stewardship with this lovely list of Singable Picture Books:
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/01/06/singable-picture-books-with-a-green-theme/

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USEFUL TUNES IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/useful-tunes-in-the-public-domain/

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