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Archive for April 17th, 2017

To write a haiku
Is a superb thing to do
Your point of view: new

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About National Haiku Poetry Day:
https://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-haiku-poetry-day-april-17/

I enjoy writing poetry and haiku.  They are sprinkled in the collection of my poems.

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IMPRESSIONS WHILE WALKING, MUSING, DAYDREAMING AND MAGICAL THINKING
Emily’s Poems: Taking walks, observing the world around me, and writing down what I see
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/09/03/impressions-while-walking/

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MUSICAL HOLIDAYS, A YEAR OF CELEBRATION HOST PAGE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/03/26/musical-holidays-a-year-of-celebration-host-page/

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SING BOOKS WITH EMILY REPERTOIRE OF ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/the-sing-books-with-emily-repertoire-of-illustrated-song/

Apirl 17 is National Bat Appreciation Day.

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About NATIONAL BAT APPRECIATION DAY:
https://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-bat-appreciation-day-april-17/

We can celebrate by singing:

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TWINKLE LITTLE BAT (L. Carroll) song card w chords 4 sbwe
Twinkle Little Bat Song Sheet w Chords for SBWE
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Lewis Carroll
Poster Card by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Click here to view or print the poster card:
TWINKLE LITTLE BAT (L. Carroll) song card w chords 4 sbwe

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Related Posts

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MUSICAL HOLIDAYS, A YEAR OF CELEBRATION HOST PAGE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/03/26/musical-holidays-a-year-of-celebration-host-page/

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SING BOOKS WITH EMILY REPERTOIRE OF ILLUSTRATED SONG
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/the-sing-books-with-emily-repertoire-of-illustrated-song/

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i saw a ship montresor cover
I Saw a Ship A-Sailing (or the Wonderful Games that Only Little Flower-Plant Children Can Play, a Picture Book with Mother Goose Rhymes)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Beni Montresor

The pictures in this book are delightful, fantastical, and psychedelic.  The down side is that only the first verse of each of the rhymes is printed on a page.

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i saw a ship beni montresor - Copy
I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
From: I Saw a Ship A-Sailing (or the Wonderful Games that Only Little Flower-Plant Children Can Play, a Picture Book with Mother Goose Rhymes)

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The rhymes featured in this book include:

  • As I Went to Bonner
  • Henry Was a Worthy King
  • Here am I
  • Hickory Dickory Dock
  • Higgelty Pigglety Pop
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • I Saw a Ship a-Sailing
  • Jack Be Nimble
  • Little Tommy Tittlemouse
  • Mary Quite Contrary
  • Peter Pumpkin Eater
  • Pretty Maid
  • Rain on the Green Grass
  • There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
  • Thirty White Horses
  • What’s the News of the Day

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Images from this book can be found, here:
http://www.oldchildrensbooks.com/books/i-saw-a-ship-a-sailing-beni-montresor-8290

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A blog post about Beni Montresor that includes images from this book:
https://twicemodern.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/beni-montresor-picture-books/

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Another blog post with images from this book:
http://snag-blog.com/the-biannual-booksale/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-mother-goose-nursery-rhymes/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES FOR SBWE
A compilation of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme titles linked to posts about the rhymes so you can learn more and sing along
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/nursery-rhymes-and-mother-goose-for-sbwe/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYMES – INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED
Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes with Individually Illustrated Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/mother-goose-and-nursery-rhymes-with-individually-illustrated-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMPILATIONS

A list containing compilations of Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Singable Picture Books, including links and resources for learning, singing, and playing the tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/mother-goose-singable-picture-books-rhymes-and-songs-in-compilations/

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I Saw a Ship a-Sailing, an Illustrated, Singable Rhyme
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/04/08/i-saw-a-ship-a-sailing-an-illustrated-singable-rhyme/

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baby's bouquet (baby's opera companion)
Baby’s Bouquet (a companion to Baby’s Opera, a Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes)
Traditional Words and Songs
Arranged by Walter Crane
Illustrated by Walter Crane

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baby's opera (gutenberg ebook)
The Baby’s Opera (a Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses, the Music by the Earliest Masters)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Illustrated by Walter Crane
A Project Gutenberg eBook
http://eremita.di.uminho.pt/gutenberg/2/5/4/1/25418/25418-h/25418-h.htm

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THE FAIRY SHIP (aka: I Saw a Ship a-Sailing)
Here is a link to Walter Crane’s 1860 illustration of THE FAIRY SHIP on Archive.org:
https://archive.org/details/fairyship00cran

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oranges&lemons baby opera gutenberg
Oranges and Lemons
From THE BABY’S OPERA
Words and Music by Various Artists
Shared on THE BABY’S OPERA Project Gutenberg eBook
Illustrated by Walter Crane
This rhyme-song is printed and illustrated in many Illustrated compilations of rhyme, song and poetry for children.

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SING A SONG OF SIXPENCE (illustrated by Walter Crane)
Walter Crane’s Illustration for this rhyme can be seen here:
https://archive.org/details/Crane3

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WALTER CRANE
The Illustrated Songs of Walter Crane
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/illustrated-songs-of-walter-crane/

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baby's bouquet (baby's opera companion)
Baby’s Bouquet (a companion to Baby’s Opera, a Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes)
Traditional Words and Songs
Arranged by Walter Crane
Illustrated by Walter Crane

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Find the whole book archived on The Gutenberg Project website:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/25432/25432-h/25432-h.htm

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View this whole book for free online on the University of Florida website, here:
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00048311/00001/pageturner#page/1

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-mother-goose-nursery-rhymes/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES FOR SBWE
A compilation of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme titles linked to posts about the rhymes so you can learn more and sing along
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/nursery-rhymes-and-mother-goose-for-sbwe/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYMES – INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED
Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes with Individually Illustrated Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/mother-goose-and-nursery-rhymes-with-individually-illustrated-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMPILATIONS

A list containing compilations of Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Singable Picture Books, including links and resources for learning, singing, and playing the tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/mother-goose-singable-picture-books-rhymes-and-songs-in-compilations/

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The Baby’s Opera (a Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses, the Music by the Earliest Masters)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/the-babys-opera-a-treasure-trove-of-music-illustration-rhyme-and-song-a-project-gutenberg-ebook/

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Baby’s Bouquet (a companion to Baby’s Opera, a Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/a-babys-bouquet-a-collection-of-nursery-songs-illustrated-by-walter-crane/

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NurserySongsWoodroffe
Nursery Songs (1907)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Songs Arranged by Joseph Moorat
Illustrated by Paul Woodroffe

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Featured Songs include:

  • Baa Baa Blacksheep
  • Dame Get Up
  • Ding Dong Bell
  • Fairy Ship
  • Fox Went Out
  • Frog and Crow
  • Girsl and Boys Come Out to Play
  • Good King Arthur
  • Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
  • Hey Diddle Diddle
  • His Fiddlers
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • Hush A Bye Baby
  • I Had a Little Nut Tree
  • I Saw Three Ships
  • Jack and Jill
  • Jolly Jester
  • Jolly Miller
  • Little Bo Peep
  • Looby Loo
  • Oh What Have You Got For Dinner Mrs. Bond
  • Old King Cole
  • Over the Hills and Far Away
  • Plough Boy
  • Poor Mary sits A-Weeping
  • Sing a Song of Six Pence
  • Sweet Lavender (Lavender’s Blue)
  • Three Blind Mice
  • Tom Tom the Piper’s Son
  • What Are Little Boys Made Of
  • Yankee Doodle

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Wiki about illustrator Paul Woodroffe:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Woodroffe

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I stumbled upon a TREASURE TROVE of vintage sheet music, illustrated by Paul Woodroffe, on the website of NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Emily’s Pinterest board collecting up the images:
Nursery Songs, Paul Woodroffe, 1907, online Met

https://www.pinterest.com/singbooksemily/nursery-songs-paul-woodroffe-1907-online-met/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-mother-goose-nursery-rhymes/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES FOR SBWE
A compilation of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme titles linked to posts about the rhymes so you can learn more and sing along
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/nursery-rhymes-and-mother-goose-for-sbwe/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYMES – INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED
Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes with Individually Illustrated Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/mother-goose-and-nursery-rhymes-with-individually-illustrated-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMPILATIONS

A list containing compilations of Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Singable Picture Books, including links and resources for learning, singing, and playing the tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/mother-goose-singable-picture-books-rhymes-and-songs-in-compilations/

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The Bear (An American Folk Song)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Kenneth J. Spengler

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Iza Trapani

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain (Children’s Favorite Activity Songs)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Michelle Dorenkamp

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The Bear Came over to My House
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Rick Walton
Illustrated by James Warhola

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head shoulders knees and toes ellwand
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes (a teddy bear sing-along book)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by David Ellwand

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Hush Little Polar Bear
Traditional Words and Tune (Sing to the tune of “Hush Little Baby”)
Words Adapted by Jeff Mack
Illustrated by Jeff Mack

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm (A Teddy Bear Sing-Along Book)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by David Ellwand

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other day i met a bear feirabend miller
The Other Day I Met a Bear (First Steps in Music)
Traditional Words and Tune
Adapted by John M. Feierabend
Illustrated by Julia Love Miller

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat (A Teddy Bear Sing-Along Book)
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated by David Ellwand

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Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep
Traditional Music
Words Adapted by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Illustrated by Brooke Dyer

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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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Teddy Bear Teddy Bear

Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Michael Hague

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Words by Jimmy Kennedy
Music by John W. Bratton
Illustrated by Alexandra Day
Published by Scholastic Inc., New York, NY, 1983
ISBN 0-439-39622-0

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The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrated by Michael Hague

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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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The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy
Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Words and Music by Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
Watch and listen to Michael Rosen sing the song in his book: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytc0U2WAz4s

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We’re Going on a Book Hunt
Tune Based on “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Words Adapted by Pat Miller
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

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Wheels on the Bus (A Teddy Bear Sing-Along Book)
Traditional Words and Music
Illustrated with Photographs of Vintage Toys and Teddy Bears by David Ellwand

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Here’s a song that DESPERATELY needs a book:

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Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear  

Words and Music by Randy Newman

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My Pinterest collection of Dancing Bears images:
https://www.pinterest.com/singbooksemily/bears-dancing/

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BEARS in Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/bears-in-illustrated-song/


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