Tell Us A Tale Tunes

7 August 2011

Theme: Woodland Critters

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

The Deer Song, Kitty and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

The Keeper and the Doe, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Firefly, Hot Buttered Rum, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

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

Melinda the Mousie, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

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

Muskrat, Mike Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Two Little Owls, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Night Owl, Dan Zanes and Aimee Mann, Night Time!, Festival Five Records

The Littlest Birds, Be Good Tanyas, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

Little Chickadee, Chenille Sisters, Teaching Hippopotami To Fly, Can-Too Records

Poor Little Turtle Dove, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Fly Down Little Bird, Appleseed Recordings

The Crawdad Song, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

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

The Foolish Frog, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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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, 13 August, 2011.

Through the Woods…

The Three Wishes: an old story
Author: Margot Zemach (retold by)
Illustrator: Margot Zemach
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux; ISBN 0-374-37529-1

Musical Bed: John Bullard, Bach on the Banjo
Song: Simple Gifts
Artist: Jan Smith (live performance)

Stone Soup, an old story
Storytellers: Peter Jones and Jen Hoffman

Song: Let Us Come In
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Song and Play Time

Titeliture, a Swedish tale from the collection, Can You Guess My Name?
Author: Judy Sierra (retold by)
Illustrator: Stefano Vitale
Publisher: Clarion Books; ISBN 0-618-13328-3

Musical Bed: Adagio, Concierto de Aruenjez
Artist: J. Rodrigo

Tune: Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden
Artist: Tim O’Brien
CD: Fiddler’s Green

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

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Author: Michael Rosen (retold by)
Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury
Publisher: Margaret K. Elderberry Books; ISBN 0-689-50476-4

Song/Album: Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Artist: Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
CD: Not For Kids Only

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