Tell Us A Tale Tunes

28 March 2010

Theme: Sounds of Nature

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Bear to the Left, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

A Robin Sat in a Cherry Tree, Tom Glazer, …Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children’s Favorites, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Young Robin, Greg Brown, Bathtub Blues, Red House Records

Red Red Robin, Rosie Flores, Sing Along With Putumayo, Putumayo Kids

Grey Goose, Dan Zanes, Catch That Train!, Festival Five Records

Gertie’s Birdseed Diner, Tom Chapin, In My Hometown, Sony Wonder

Five Little Ducks, Trout Fishing in America, Mine!, Trout Records

The Fox, Spider John Koerner, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

Three Little Fishes, Ben Rudnick, A Frog Named Sam, Bartlett Ave Records

Fishin’ Blues, Taj Majal, Big Blues, Music For Little People

Froggie Went a-Courtin’, Buck Howdy, Pete Seeger – Ageless Kids’ Songs, Prairie Dog Entertainment

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

All God’s Critters, The Folk Tradition, Campfire, Wicked Good Sing-Alongs

Raccoon and Possum, The Hollow Trees, The Hollow Trees, The Hollow Trees Records

Leatherwing Bat, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Tell Us A Tale Story Segments: Springtime Tales…

Beardream, a Ute tale
Author: Will Hobbs (adapted by)
Illustrator: Jill Kastner
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-689-31973-8

Musical Bed (CD): R. Carlos Nakai (Desert Dance)

The Little Girl and the Big Bear, a Slavic tale
Author: Joanna Galdone
Illustrator: Paul Galdone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-29029-5

Musical Bed: W.A. Mozart’s Andante Grazioso (from Sonata in A Major, K. 331)
Artist: Ric Louchard
CD: G’morning Johann

The First Strawberries, a Cherokee tale
Author: Joseph Bruchac (retold by)
Illustrator: Anna Vojtech
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-71331-2

Musical Bed (CD): R. Carlos Nakai (Desert Dance)

Song: Look! Look! The Sun Woke Up
Artists: Sweet Honey in the Rock
CD: I Got Shoes

Make Way For Ducklings
Author: Robert McCloskey
Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: Viking; ISBN 0-140-56434-9

Song: I Speak Duck
Artist: Rick Scott
CD: Making Faces

Round Robin
Author: Jack Kent
Illustrator: Jack Kent
Publisher: Prentice-Hall; ISBN 0-137-83332-6

Song: Rockin’ Robin (live on Tell Us A Tale)
Artists: Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang and Tom Proutt

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