Feierabend Folk Song Picture Books

This series of picture books are based on the great songtales of our heritage and they deftly combine storytelling, poetry, and music into delightful classic songtales that will captivate and delight children and adults alike.

Each book is brilliantly illustrated to caputre the essence and wonder of each songtale and bring classic songtales to vivid life. Each book also includes:

  • A full description of the song's history
  • Notation of the song
  • A free downloadable MP3 sung by Jill Trinka

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Newest Folk Song Picture Books

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Old Joe Clark

Even the big bad fox can’t resist joining the fun in this topsy-turvy folk song, part of a series of captivating picture books based on beloved songtales from the great American folk music tradition.

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The Swapping Song

I’ll trade you this for that! Whether trading marbles, baseball cards, or doll clothes, children have always enjoyed the game of trading toys between friends.

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The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night

A wily fox roams a sleepy New England town in search of a meal for his family with tones and textures that are so vivid you can almost hear the rustle of leaves and see the shimmer of moonlight over the meadows.

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All Folk Song Picture Books
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The Crabfish

Enjoy this hilarious adventure of a husband who tries to help his sick wife feel better by granting her wish to dine on crabfish.

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The Derby Ram

This children's folksong has delighted children (and adults) for generations inviting them to use their imaginations to invent still more tall tales about the enormous Derby Ram.

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Father Grumble

Enjoy the hilarious misadventures of Father Grumble. This story of domestic rivalry that is as relevant today as it was in the time of Henry the VII.

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The Frog and the Mouse

The courtship between a frog and a mouse is surely one of the most beloved of all songtales for children. Explore the fantastic world of a persistent frog and his lady love.

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Had a Little Rooster

A cumulative song that has been shared and sung for more than 100 years, with each verse introducing a new character and a new sound that must be added to the previous verse.

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Jennie Jenkins

Jennie Jenkins is a well-known American folk song and among the most sprightly of the old dialogue songs which were sung at social gatherings such as apple-peelings, quilting bees, and church socials.

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Kitty Alone

Kitty Alone is set in the Appalachian Mountains and using a bobcat as the title character. The illustrations create the ghostly bobcat in the evening darkness of the forest encountering several delightful friends.

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Momma, Buy Me a China Doll

This delightful song tells the story of Liza Lou, who dreams of owning a china doll after seeing one in a peddler’s cart. One of the endearing charms of this song is how Liza is able to provide countless ideas that could lead to raising money to buy a china doll...but alas, to no avail.

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My Aunt Came Back

My Aunt Came Back takes on new life and meaning adding an unexpected twist to this tune, an echo song that builds to a hilarious conclusion.

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The Other Day I Met a Bear

You will love how the one who “Met” a Bear is a playful Fox. The two new friends have a great time running around in a friendly game of chase.

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Over in the Meadow

This song has not only served as a song to teach counting and rhyming, it is also a delightful introduction to the wonderful natural world that we share with our animal friends.

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Risseldy, Rosseldy

Risseldy, Rosseldy, also known as Nickety Nackety or I Married My Wife in the Month of June, is a great American nonsense song with a real tongue-twister for the chorus.

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The Tailor and the Mouse

Full of whimsy, this songtale has survived for at least 300 years, delighting children through the ages. Spectacular illustrations that capture the colorful lives of the tailor and the mouse

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There Was a Man and He Was Mad

The classic folksong and story There Was a Man and He Was Mad is vividly brought to life, pulling the reader into a fantastic world of music and story.

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There's a Hole in My Bucket!

Full of humor and glorious illustrations, this delightful songtale is another folk song classic that’s certain to delight today’s children.

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