Tell Us A Tale Tunes

24 March 2013

VA Book 2013Mike and Ruthy

Theme: VA Festival of the Book & Mike + Ruthy LIVE

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Faraway Places, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt & Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale, 2004

The Storybook Ball, Maria Muldaur, On the Sunny Side, Music For Little People

Shut Up In The Library, Barry Louis Polisar,  Old Enough To Know Better, Rainbow Morning Music

If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

They All Ask’d For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

The Barn Dance, Gary Bennett (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

The Crawdad Song, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Boll Weevil, Dave Moore, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

Tennessee Wig Walk, Dan Zanes, House Party, Festival Five Records


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 30 March, 2013.

Classic Children’s Stories…

The Gingerbread Man, a classic tale
Author: Jim Aylesworth (retold by)
Illustrator: Barbara McClintock
Publisher: Scholastic Press; ISBN 0-590-97219-7

Song: I’m a Little Cookie
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Mail Myself to You

Jack and the Beanstalk
Author: John Howe (retold by)
Illustrator: John Howe
Publisher: Little Brown; ISBN 0-316-37579-9

Song: Hey Jack, What’s in the Sack?
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Author: Judith Viorst
Illustrator: Ray Cruz
Publisher: Atheneum; ISBN 0-689-30072-7

Song: Things Will Look Better in the Morning
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: I’ve Got a Pea on My Plate

The Frog Prince Continued
Author: Jon Scieszka
Illustrator: Steve Johnson
Publisher: Viking; ISBN 0-670-83421-1

Song: My Best Friend Barbara Turned Into a Frog
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Old Dogs, New Tricks

Author: Erik Kraft
Illustrator: Denise Brunkus
Publisher: Bridgewater Books; ISBN 0-8167-4544-7

Song: Why I Pack My Lunch
Artists: Trout Fishing In America
CD: It’s a Puzzle

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