Tell Us A Tale Tunes

9 September 2012

Theme: Big & Little

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

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

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

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

Flea And A Fly In A Flue, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Nappa Presents: Classic Animal Songs (Various), Shout Factory

I’m a Slug, Barry Louis Polisar, A Little Different, Rainbow Morning Music

Little Lamb Jam, Oran Efkn with Charenee Wade, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

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

Little White Duck, Tom Glazer, …Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children’s Favorites, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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

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

How To Talk To A Little Baby Goat, Jon Byrd (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

The Little Engine That Could, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

The Little Nut Tree, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Little David Play On Your Harp, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Big Bad John, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, September 15, 2012.

Happy Birthday Tomie dePaola & English Tales

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

The Mysterious Giant of Barletta: an Italian Folktale
Author: Tomie DePaola (Retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-30776-1

Song: Bella Notte (Walt Disney’s Lady and the Tramp)

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

Big Anthony and the Magic Ring
Author: Tomie de Paola
Illustrator: Tomie de Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-07124-5

Musical Bed: Jeff Vogelgesang, On the Lam

Fin M’Coul: the Giant of Knockmany Hill
Author: Tomie De Paola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40384-X

Song: Don’t Put Your Finger Up Your Nose
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

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