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Leave your sleep : a collection of classic children's poetry

Author: Natalie Merchant; Barbara McClintock
Publisher: New York : Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Music : Poetry : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection of classic children's poetry, adapted to music by Natalie Merchant, opens the door to a wondrous world filled with witches and fearless girls, blind men and elephants, giants and sailors and dancing bears. Leave Your Sleep features a daring and delightful selection, ranging from the beloved (e.e. cummings, Edward Lear, and Jack Prelutsky) to the undiscovered (the young Nathalia Crane). Natalie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collections
Children's poetry
Picture books for children
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Merchant; Barbara McClintock
ISBN: 9780374343682 0374343683
OCLC Number: 773022381
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 1 sound disc (digital : 4 3/4 inches)
Contents: CD : The land of Nod --
The dancing bear --
The janitor's boy --
Adventures of Isabel --
Bleezer's ice-cream --
Old Mother Hubbard & her dog revisited --
The blind men and the elephant --
Topsyturvey-world --
It makes a change --
The peppery man --
Calico pie --
If no one ever marries me --
Equestrienne --
The sleep giant --
Nursery rhyme of innocence and experience --
Maggie and milly and molly and may --
The king of China's daughter --
Vain and careless --
I saw a ship a-sailing.
Responsibility: adapted to music by Natalie Merchant and illustrated by Barbara McClintock.

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A collection of classic children's poetry, that opens the door to a wondrous world filled with witches and fearless girls, blind men and elephants, giants and sailors and dancing bears. It features a  Read more...

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"A nice collaboration between two stars in their own fields that should lure children even deeper into the magical world of poetry."--"Booklist" "A musical treat for parents as well as their Read more...

 
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