July 28th, 2016
"A Rose" by Emily Dickinson is a pretty little poem that evokes summertime. You can listen to it below and read along with the text… MP3 of A Rose A Rose A sepal, petal, and a thorn Upon a common summer’s morn, A flash of dew, a bee or two, A breeze A caper […]
May 3rd, 2013
MP3 of Hope is the thing with feathers "Hope" is the thing with feathers By Emily Dickinson "Hope" is the thing with feathers- That perches in the soul- And sings the tune without the words- And never stops-at all- And sweetest-in the Gale-is heard- And sore must be the storm- That could abash the little […]
March 4th, 2013
Here’s a colorful poem by Emily Dickinson with an mp3 recording… MP3 of She sweeps with many-colored Brooms She sweeps with many-colored Brooms She sweeps with many-colored Brooms– And leaves the Shreds behind– Oh Housewife in the Evening West– Come back, and dust the Pond! You dropped a Purple Ravelling in– You dropped an […]
July 8th, 2012
Cocoon above! Cocoon below! is a poem by Emily Dickinson. Below you can listen to it while reading along… MP3 of Cocoon above! Cocoon below! Cocoon Above! Cocoon Below! Cocoon above! Cocoon below! Stealthy Cocoon, why hide you so What all the world suspect? An hour, and gay on every tree Your secret, perched in […]
October 9th, 2010
Because I Could Not Stop for Death (aka Death) by Emily Dickinson is a great poem for Halloween. Here you can read it and hear two different recordings… MP3 of Because I Could Not Stop for Death #1 Read by Claire Leong MP3 of Because I Could Not Stop for Death #2 Read by Anita […]
August 7th, 2009
The Bee His labor is a chant, His idleness a tune; Oh, for the bee’s experience Of clovers and of noon! Emily Dickinson – Poems XV
November 5th, 2007
Here’s a poem about the Fall that I thought you might enjoy: Autumn by Emily Dickinson The morns are meeker than they were, The nuts are getting brown; The berry’s cheek is plumper, The rose is out of town. The maple wears a gayer scarf, The field a scarlet gown. Lest I should be old-fashioned, […]
July 5th, 2006
Answer July Answer July – Where is the Bee – Where is the Blush – Where is the Hay? Ah, said July – Where is the Seed – Where is the Bud – Where is the May – Answer Thee – Me – Nay – said the May – Show me the Snow – Show […]
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100 Songs (350 Pages) With Sheet Music And Links To Recordings
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100 Songs With Sheet Music And Links To Recordings
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. (Over 350 pages!)
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've meant in their lives.
We hope this book will help foster a love of international children's songs!
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