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Oh Say Can You Sing?
Want to discover a library secret? Go ahead and take a trip to the 782 section of the children’s nonfiction shelves and you’ll discover something amazing. Hidden treasures! Picture books that are meant to be SUNG! Some are traditional, others are silly – but all are crowdpleasing. Here are a few recommendations to warm up your singing voice:
Baby Beluga / Raffi; illustrations by Ashley Wolff
Down by the Station / Jennifer Riggs Vetter; illustrations by Frank Remkiewicz
Hush, Little Baby / adapted and illustrated by Brian Pinkney
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! / Karen Beaumont; illustrated by David Catrow
I Love You! A Bushel & a Peck / Frank Loesser; pictures by Rosemary Wells
Let's Play in the Forest While the Wolf is not Around / Claudia Rueda
Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy / Jan Thomas
Pete the Cat: I Love my White Shoes / Eric Litwin; art by James Dean
The Seals on the Bus / Lenny Hort; illustrated by G. Brian Karas