The Frog and the Mouse
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Item #: G-7844
First Steps in Music
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As part of John M. Feierabend’s continuing effort to preserve our rich heritage of children’s folksongs, GIA Publications, Inc. is pleased to expand its series of picture books based on these timeless songs and stories.
The courtship between a frog and a mouse is surely one of the most beloved of all songtales for children. The songtale the Frog and the Mouse is brought to vivid life in this irresistible children’s picture book, fulfilling part of John M. Feierabend’s lifelong goal to identify and preserve the best music of our heritage for future generations.
Kimberlee Lynne’s radiant illistrations capture the life and humor of this story, pulling the reader into the fantastic world of a persistent frog and his lady love.
This song may be downloaded in audio form at no cost (see below). The fully notated version with all of the words is included at the end of the book, along with a detailed history of this beloved songtale.
A hilarious take on a timeless story, this picture book will become a favorite of today’s children, another wonderful chapter in the continuing legacy of a delightful, classic songtale.
John M. Feierabend has spent decades compiling songs and rhymes from the memories of the American people in the hopes that these treasures will be preserved for future generations. Dr. Feierabend is a national leader in the field of early childhood education and currently serves as a professor and chair of the Music Education Department at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford.
Kimberlee Lynne is a children's book illustrator. She is a 2010 graduate of the Hartford Art School. She lives in western Massachusetts. This is her first book.
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Children/Youth, Folk Music, Picture Books