The Singing Sack

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The Singing Sack
28 song stories from around the world
Compiled by Helen East 
Paperback (spiral bound) and CD
Ages 5 - 11
80 pages 
 
Songs are an integral part of these stories. Most songs are in the original language (occasionally a singable English version is included). Easy to dramatize; singable songs. Illustration techniques used in the book are described for children to try.

Background notes, participation ideas, pronunciation, and translations are also included.

Contents: 

  • Gluskabi & the Wind Eagle (Abenaki, North America)
  • The Finger Lock (Scotland)
  • Spider the Drummer (Sierra Leone)
  • Quilla Bung (North America)
  • Nyangara the Python (Shona, Zimbabwe)
  • The Lonely Mermaid (Scotland)
  • Momo-taro-san (Japan)
  • Bhambhutia (Gujarat, India)
  • Did the Rum Do (Ireland)
  • The Night Troll (Iceland)
  • Why the Grass Never Stops Growing (Uganda)
  • Kibungo (Brazil)
  • The Strange Visitor (England)
  • The Raja's Secret (Gujarat, India)
  • Colin's Cattle (Scotland)
  • The Lion on the Path (Shona, Zimbabwe)
  • Toad & Donkey (Jamaica)
  • All Skin & Bone (England)
  • Little Cock Featherfrock (Russia)
  • The Little Bird & the Raja (Uttar Pradesh, India)
  • Bouki Dances the Kokioko (Haiti)
  • The Blind Beggar (Italy)
  • Mr. Hawk & Mother Hen (Ghana)
  • The Boy Who Lived With the Bears (Iroquois, North America)
  • The Singing Sack (Andalucia, Spain)
  • Sambalele (Brazil)
  • Annancy Puss & Ratta (Jamaica)
  • A Tale for Our Time (Helen East)

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Because it is a wonderful collection - easily accessible for children and funny as well. It contains classics stories and some less well known with unique music from around the world.
Margaret R on Jan 9, 2012
Because it is a wonderful collection - easily accessible for children and funny as well. It contains classics stories and some less well known with unique music from around the world.
Margaret R on Jan 9, 2012

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