This Little Piggy: Lap Songs, Finger Plays, Clapping Games and Pantomine Rhymesby Jane Yolen, Will Hillenbrand (Illustrator), Adam Stemple (Supplement by)
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./b>
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.
- Candlewick Press
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- BOOK & CD
- Product dimensions:
- 10.45(w) x 11.65(h) x 0.63(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 Months to 3 Years
Meet the Author
WILL HILLENBRAND is the award-winning illustrator of KISS THE COW! by Phyllis Root, THE BIGGEST, BEST SNOWMAN, and PLEASE SAY PLEASE by Margery Cuyler, and the author-illustrator of DOWN BY THE STATION.
JANE YOLEN has played many of these games with her three children and six grandchildren. She is the author of more than 250 books for children and young adults, including the Caldecott-winning OWL MOON and the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling HOW DO DINOSAURS SAY GOODNIGHT? END
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My 4 1/2-year-old grandson loved singing along with the CD and doing the actions with me. I'm hoping he'll teach the easier rhymes and activities to his 1-year-old siblings.