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Jul 22

Sing-able Picture Books!

Posted on July 22, 2020 at 7:47 AM by Bobbie Clark

Picture Books – SING! 

Today’s post contains a selection of picture books that were designed to be sung aloud. Singing together has the unique benefit of enhancing language development and even later learning. So, if you have a young child, check out these books. There are also some links included for inspiration.  

Have fun! 
Singable 1

Singing in the Rain 

by Arthur Freed, illustrated by Tim Hopgood 

All ages, young and old, will enjoy this book—share it with your children or grandchildrenYou don’t need to have a trained singing voice for your young audience to love hearing this joyful book. 

Find it in the library catalog HERE 

Check out a musical montage of the book HERE

Singable 2

One Love, and Every Little Thing 

written by Cedella Marley, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton 

Introduce your babies and young children to the hopeful lyrics of Jamaican singer, songwriter and musical legend Bob Marley. Written by his oldest daughter, these delightful books are adapted versions of Bob Marley’s well-known songs. You can sing the parts from the songs and read the rest. Or try reading the books while listening to his music in the background. 

Find these adorable books in the library catalog  HERE 

Available through Hoopla HERE 

Listen to Every Little Thing HERE and One Love HERE

Singable 3

Goodnight Songs 

by Margaret Wise Brown 
Illustrated by twelve award-winning illustrators 

Twelve previously unpublished lullabies by the author of Good Night MoonThis book comes with a calming music CD! 

Find it in the library catalog HERE

Singable 4

Five Little Ducks 

The First Day of Winter 

by Denise Fleming 

Denise Fleming has done so many lovely books for young children. In 5 Little Ducks the ducklings