April 20th, 2012
Easter The air is like a butterfly With frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky And sings. MP3 Recording of Easter Poem by Joyce Kilmer
April 1st, 2012
A Bribe for Bunny By Marjorie Dillon I made a nest my very best, To hold my eggs from Bunny; I wish he’d hop right in and stop— Oh, wouldn’t that be funny? Some lettuce fine on which to dine I left, in hopes he’ll grab It: What fun ‘twould be, if I could see […]
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With Our New Book 'Kid Songs Around The World'
Whoever the children are in your life - your kids, your grandkids, your students, even yourself (in your heart) - 'Kid Songs Around The World' is a wonderful way to help them experience other languages and cultures.
In 'Kid Songs Around The World' we've gathered 100 of our favorite songs and rhymes from all the continents of the globe.
Each song includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation, and most include sheet music. All include links to web pages where you can listen to recordings, hear the tune or watch a video performance. Each includes a beautiful illustration.
Many have commentary sent to us by our correspondents who write about the history of the songs and what they meant in their lives.
We hope this book will help foster a love of international children's songs!
New From Mama Lisa
Our new book, Kid Songs Around the World, features 100 beloved songs and rhymes from all parts of the globe. Each includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Most also include SHEET MUSIC and LINKS TO RECORDINGS AND VIDEOS.Order Here!