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  • Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2005.
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 80 p. : col. ill., music ; 30 cm. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0763613487
  • 9780763613488

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This little piggy : lap songs, finger plays, clapping games, and pantomime rhymes

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Call number: J 398.8 Th

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Traverwood Youth

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Subtitle on cover: and other rhymes to sing and play.

Upsie, downsie: Dance to your daddy -- Dance, little baby -- Up the wooden hill -- Catch him, crow -- Up in the green orchard -- How many days? -- Goosey, goosey, gander -- There was an old woman -- Bumpety, bumpety: Trot, trot to Boston -- This is the way the farmer rides -- Farmer went trotting -- Here goes my lord -- Gentleman of Wales -- Pray, who now is riding -- Bell horses -- Ride a cock-horse -- Coventry cross -- To market, to market -- Gee up, my horse -- See-saw, Margery Daw -- See, saw sacradown -- Nobel Duke of York -- Wiggle, wiggle: This little piggie -- Piggie variant -- Harry whistle -- Shoe the Horse -- Where is Thumbkin: -- Two fat gentlemen -- Other names for the fingers -- Eensy, weensy spider -- Foxy's den -- Quiet mouse -- In went the prairie dog -- Hickory, dickory dock -- Dickery, dickery -- Here is the church -- Knives and forks -- Bo Peeper -- Brown brinky -- Brow bender -- Here sits the Lord Mayor -- Chop-a-nose day -- Round about -- Cows and horses -- Tickle ye -- Good child -- Clap, clap, clap: Patty-cake, patty-cake -- Patty-cake around th world -- Pease porridge hot -- Pease porridge in America -- Pease porridge in the city -- Clap hands, clap hands -- Variety of hand claps -- Miss Mary Mack -- Mary Mack around the world -- Have you ever, ever, ever -- Sailor went to sea -- Take a bow: I'm a little teapot -- Down by the station -- Index of first lines -- Bibliography -- About the editor, illustrator, arranger.

A collection of singing games and nursery rhymes involving various parts of the body, to be used with very young children. A timeless collection of songs and rhymes for the very young features familiar favorites such as "Goosey, Goosey, Gander" and "I'm a Little Teapot" as well as lesser-known rhymes such as "Harry Whistle" and "In Went the Prairie Dog."

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Great ideas for beginning parents with accompanying soft colored illustrations.

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