This Little Piggy: Lap Songs, Finger Plays, Clapping Games, and Pantomime Rhymes
Candlewick Press, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
You won't be able to resist acting out these dozens of rhymes and games for very young children - an endearing, annotated collection sure to become a family heirloom.
Open this delightful anthology of more than sixty lap songs, clapping
games, and action rhymes and discover the perfect book for babies and
toddlers - and their grateful parents and caregivers. Featuring familiar
favorites such as "Goosey, Goosey, Gander" and "I'm a Little Teapot"
as well as lesser-known rhymes like "Harry Whistle" and "In Went the
Prairie Dog," this comprehensive collection includes directions for play,
historical tidbits, and fourteen simple musical arrangements for piano
and guitar. Masterfully selected and edited by Jane Yolen, whom
NEWSWEEK calls "America's Hans Christian Andersen," THIS LITTLE PIGGY is lavishly illustrated in charming detail by Will Hillenbrand. The bonus CD contains fifteen minutes of lively music and vocals, based on Adam Stemple's original arrangements, including "Dance to Your Daddy", "I'm a Little Teapot," and many others.
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THIS LITTLE PIGGYUser Review - gabc - Overstock.com
I bought this as a birthday gift for a one year old. Since these are the beginning games we play with babies, it seemed like a good idea. The baby loves them and there are some new lap games to be learned also. Read full review
Review: This Little Piggy with CD: Lap Songs, Finger Plays, Clapping Games and Pantomime RhymesUser Review - Samantha - Goodreads
A collection of lap rhymes, fingerplays etc to play with young children. A note about each rhyme's origin appears after the title and instructions for play can be found at the bottom of each page ... Read full review
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