December 19th, 2011
Over the millennia, mistletoe has been a symbol of romance and fertility. Since the 18th century or earlier, it’s been used as a Christmas decoration, hung from above… and if a man and a woman should happen to find each other together under the mistletoe, they have to kiss! Here you can read a poem […]
June 1st, 2010
The Fly was written by the British poet, Walter de la Mare (1873 – 1956). It’s a poem about how the world looks different to a fly. Everything is in your point of view! THE FLY How large unto the tiny fly Must little things appear!— A rosebud like a feather bed, Its prickle like […]
March 5th, 2009
Nancy wrote to me looking for: “the complete poem by Walter de la Mare which starts with: ‘Someone came a-knocking on my wee small door….'” Here is Walter de la Mare’s poem called SOME ONE: SOME ONE Some one came knocking At my wee, small door; Some one came knocking, I’m sure – sure – […]
June 12th, 2008
Here’s a beautiful poem, which can also be sung as a lullaby, by Walter de la Mare (1873 – 1956)… THE CHILD LULLS HIMSELF TO SLEEP “Hide and seek,” says the Wind In the shade of the woods; “Hide and seek,” says the Moon To the hazel buds; “Hide and seek,” says the Cloud, Star […]
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100 Favorites (300+ Pages), Many with Sheet Music and Links to Recordings!
In Nursery Rhyme Favorites we've gathered over 100 beloved Mother Goose songs & rhymes.
This ebook includes:
• Mother Goose songs, rhymes, lullabies, circle games, and finger plays
• Full text of each rhyme
• Commentary from ordinary people about what the poems have meant to their lives
• Links to over 100 Recordings
You'll find over 100 favorite nursery rhymes, including:
• Humpty Dumpty
• London Bridge
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• Ring Around The Rosie
• In A Cabin In A Wood
• Bye Baby Bunting
And many more!
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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!
This is a downloadable e-book, which you will gain access to immediately. (It is not a physical book.)