This CD, as do most of her other CD's for children, includes a paperback illustrated book with the lyrics to all the songs. The attractive 36-page book entices children to read-along as they sing-along. Children can have fun and shared joy acting out the songs with enthusiasm and creative response, sometimes wanting to add their own unique variations.
All children love to sing, and children of all ages are fascinasted by animals. This sound recording of 24 original, traditional and adapted songs combines children's natural interest in animals with their natural enjoyment of song. With these exuberant, humorous, wistful and exciting songs, children will want to read along and sing along over and over again.
Booklist: 6/1/97 "These 24 songs performed by Sarah Barchas and the De Colores Chorus are full of energy and opportunities for children to sing along and make lots of animal noises."
A Parent Council Selection S'97
School Library Journal recommendation 10/97
Charlotte Parent/Our Kid & Teens 3/97
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1. If I Had A Pony
2. Millions and Millions of Years Ago
3. Jump Like A Kangaroo
4. A World of Colors
5. Five Little Monkeys
6. At the Circus
7. When A Big Fat Hippopotamus is Yawning
8. Raccoon's Tail
9. A Puppy
10. A Kitten
11. Pop Goes the Weasel
12. The Green Leaves Grew All Around
13. Hundreds of Chicks
14. With A Wiggle and A Hiss
15. My Farm
16. Little Chicks
17. Turkey In the Straw
18. Stop At the Pet Shop
19. Why Did You Follow Me?
20. Walking in the Woods
21. Down By the Bay
22. Rattle,Rattle,Rattle and A Shake, Shake, Shake
23. What Happened to the Dinosaurs?
24. I Had A Rooster