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.
ABIYOYO; by Pete Seeger, illustrations by Michael Hays, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1986; ISBN: 0-02-781490-4; - Pete Seeger adapted this story from a South African folk tale. It integrates the music into the text in a delightful way. Pete writes a forward encouraging all to retell and change the story.
All God's Critters Got a Place in the Choir; by Bill Staines, illustrated by Margot Zemach; published by Dutton 1993; ISBN 0-525-44469-6
|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 Mountain (Bunny Reads Back); illustrated by Rosemary Wells; Scholastic, 1998; ISBN: 059002910X
BINGO; illustrated Kim Roberts; Rigby PM Collection 1997; ISBN 0-7635-2328-3
|Bingo; by Rosemary Wells (Bunny Reads Back.); Scholastic Books, 1999; ISBN: 0590029134|
|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.
GO TO NEXT PAGE (D to F)
is available NOW!
ORDER from an Independent Bookstore Online!!!
(just enter your zip code and you can order the book from a local bookseller)