Tell Us A Tale Tunes

29 April 2012

Theme: Happy Birthday Pete Seeger

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Abiyoyo, Pete Seeger, Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Sam the Whaler, Pete Seeger, Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Foolish Frog, Pete Seeger, Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

There Was an Old Frog, Mike, Peggy, Penny and Sonya Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

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To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, May 12, 2012.

You Don’t Know Jack About Frogs…

The Frog Prince, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Edith Tarcov (retold by)
Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Four Winds Press/Scholastic; ISBN 0-785-71145-7 (Scholastic)

Song: Froggy Went A-Courtin (trad.)
Artist & CD: Doc Watson Sings Songs for Little Pickers

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

Jack the Giant Chaser, an Appalachian tale
Authors: Kenn and Joanne Compton (retold by)
Illustrator: Kenn Compton
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40998-8

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

Fearless Jack, an Appalachian Jack tale
Author: Paul Brett Johnson (retold by)
Illustrator: Paul Brett Johnson
Publisher: Margaret K. Elderberry Books; ISBN 0-689-83296-6

Song: Old Dan Tucker
Artists: Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
CD: Guest House

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