Tell Us A Tale Tunes

4 September 2011

Time for another program loaded with giveaways, including a couple copies of a new 3 dvd set, Jorge,  el monito ciclista, part of the Language Learning (Ages 5-9) series from our friends at Scholastic Storybook Treasures.

Theme: Wild Critters (Big & Small)

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Deepest Africa, Chenille Sisters, Teaching Hippopotami To Fly, Can-Too Records

Alligator, Hedgehog, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Deux Cocodries, Michael/Beausoleil Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie – Louisiana French Music For Children, Rounder

Crocodile Song, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD Two), Rounder

Alligator Stomp, Anna Moo, Nappa Presents: Classic Animal Songs, Shout Factory

Go On, Old Gator, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD Two), Rounder

Frog Went A-Courtin’, Almeda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song), Louis Prima & Phil Harris, Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book, Walt Disney

Monkey and the Engineer, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

The Monkey’s Wedding, Dan Zanes, Parades and Panoramas, Festival Five Records

A Brontosaurus with Bronchitis, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

When I Was A Dinosaur, Trout Fishing in America, Big Trouble, Trout Records

Dinosaurus, Nickeltown LIVE on Tell Us A Tale April, 2003

If a Dinosaur Was My Friend, Phil Melancon, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 10 September, 2011.

Listener Requests…

The Name of the Tree, a Bantu folktale
Author: Celia Barker Lottridge (retold by)
Illustrator: Ian Wallace
Publisher: M.K. Elderberry Books; ISBN 0-689-50490-X

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion

Song: Ain’t You Got a Right to the Tree of Life
CD: Bill Harley Presents, ‘I’m Gonna Let It Shine’

Gertrude McFuzz (from Yertle the Turtle and other stories)
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-90087-1

Song: What’s the Matter With You
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: Monsters in the Bathroom

Jamie O’Rourke and the Pooka, an Irish tale
Author: Tomie De Paola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Putnam; ISBN 0-399-23467-5

Song: Tomorrow
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Teacher’s Favorites

The Man Who Kept House, a Norwegian tale
Author: Kathleen and Michael Hague (retold by)
Illustrator: Michael Hague
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-51698-0

Song: Respect
Artist: Aretha Franklin

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