These books have well- known children's songs as their text. They are a great resource for teaching music and integrating Language Arts into the music curriculum or vice versa. The list is in alphabetical order by title. Click on the letters below to go to the title you are intersted in.
1,2, Tie Up My Shoe
- A New Look at an Old Nursery Rhyme; Liz Underhill; Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1990; ISBN 1-55670-142-X; Detailed and humorous pictures take the familiar poem up to “29, 30, Asleep in the nursey.”
A-Hunting We Will Go; illustrated by Steven Kellogg, William Morrow and Co., Inc., New York, 1998; ISBN )-68814944-8; Fanciful pictures and story
|All the Pretty Little Horses; A Traditional Lullaby; illustrated by Linda Saport; published by Clarion 1999; ISBN 0-395-93097
Baby's Boat, words (and music - not included in this book) by Alice C. D. Riley in 1898, illustrated by Jeanne Tetherington; Greenwillow Books - Wm Morrow and CO.; ISBN: 0-688-08555-5
The Bear Went Over the Mountain
; illustrated by John Prater; Baby Bear Books - Christopher Publishling House, 1999; ISBN: 0764151878
The Bear Went Over the Mountainn (Bunny Reads Back); illustrated by Rosemary Wells; Scholastic, 1998; ISBN: 059002910X
|BINGO; by Rosemary Wells (Bunny Reads Back.); Scholastic Books, 1999; ISBN: 0590029134|
Cat Goes Fiddle-i-fee; Paul Galdone; Houghton-Mifflin 1985; ISBN 0-89919-705-1
|Clap Your Hands; by Lorinda Bryan Cauley; Putnam - Paper Star, 1997; ISBN: 0399221182(hc) 0698114280 (pbk); A sing-along and act-along verse which invites youngsters to swirl, twirl and spin for an exhilarating read-and-play time. A Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year.
Cowboy Dreams; by Dayal Kaur Khalsa Clarkson Potter 1990 (includes Streets of Laredo Poor Lonesome Cowboy and Home on the Range) I SBN 0-517-88744-4 (pbk)
Cumbayah; illustrated by Floyd Cooper; William Morrow & Company, 1998; ISBN: 0688135439; - inspirational illustrations and history of the African/African-American song.
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