July 29th, 2016
The poem "Do You Know?” was written by American poet, Edith Colby Banfield. It’s about one of my favorite creatures… fairies! You can listen to a recording of the poem below and read along with the text… MP3 of Do You Know? Do You Know? Do you know That you can go In the early […]
February 25th, 2015
Fairies a magical creatures that all kids should hear about! Here’s a poem about them called, Oh! Where Do Fairies Hide Their Heads? It was written by English poet, Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797–1839). You can hear the poem sung below. It sounds like a lullaby. MP3 Recording of Oh! Where Do Fairies Hide Their Heads? […]
February 25th, 2014
"Snow Song" is a lovely poem by Sara Teasdale. You can read the poem and listen to two different recordings of it below – one is sung, the other recited. MP3 Recording of Snow Song – Sung MP3 Recording of Snow Song – Recited Snow Song By Sara Teasdale Fairy snow, fairy snow, Blowing, […]
November 15th, 2013
The poem "Mr. Moon: A Song for Little People" is about a fairy ring calling the moon to come down. It was written by Bliss Carmen. You can listen to the recording and read along with the poem below… MP3 of Mr. Moon Mr. Moon: A Song of the Little People By Bliss Carmen O […]
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With Lullabies From Around The World
A Mama Lisa Book! Over 50 lullabies and recordings from all over the world. Each Lullaby includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Order Here!
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!