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Froggy went a-courtin"

Froggy went a-courtin"

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Published by Studio Mouse in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk songs, English -- England -- Texts,
  • Folk songs

  • About the Edition

    Illustrates the well-known folk song about the courtship and marriage of Froggy and Miss Mousie. Includes historical note, additional verses, and sheet music.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesFroggy went a-courting, Frog he would a-wooing go (Folk-song)
    Statementedited by Laura Gates Galvin ; illustrated by Jacqueline Decker.
    GenreTexts.
    SeriesAmerican favorites
    ContributionsGalvin, Laura Gates, 1963-, Decker, Jacqueline, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.3 .F922 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22972055M
    ISBN 109781607270096, 9781607270102
    LC Control Number2008055247

    Vintage Children's Book, Frog Went a Courtin. May Retold by John Langstaff, Pictures by Feodor Rojankovsky, Harcourt Brace & Co., Featured on my blog: The Art of Children's Picture Books. Vintage Children's Books Bees Knees Illustrations Posters Vintage Illustrations Childrens Books Book Art Character Design Illustration Art Animation.


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More a new tale told in pictures than an illustrated version of the familiar folk song--"Froggy went a-courtin', he did ride, / Sword and pistol by his side"--this is a hepped-up '30s gangster story of crime and punishment.4/5(3). The book, "Frog Went-a-Courtin'" by John Langstaff is wonderfully well written fantasy book.

The book is actually based on an old Scottish song that used to be sang to children. Langstaff says in the pretext that this is a story that has always been told in song, but he wanted to put it in writing with illustrations/5. The wages of sin are paid out to Froggy in this picture book rendition of an Appalachian folk song that may be less familiar to children than most songs given picture book life: "Froggy went a-courtin', he did ride, / Sword and pistol by his side.

/ He rode down to Miss Mousie's door, / Where he had often been before"/5(2). Froggy Went A-Courtin' - a Smithsonian American Favorites Book (with sing-along audiobook CD and music sheet) by Laura Gates Galvin and Jacqueline Decker | out of 5 stars 8.

I like the tongue-in-cheek nature of this book (which is O'Malley's style). He sets the story of Froggy in a s style gangster setting, where Froggy is running from the law.

It was a cute twist, though I don't think kids would understand the twist/5. Frog Went A-Courtin' is a book by John Langstaff and illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky. Released by Harcourt, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in It is based on the folk song " Frog Went A-Courting." References [ edit ]Author: John Langstaff.

The time was when the song Frog Went A-Courtin' (or as I remember it Froggie Went A-Courtin') was known to every man woman and child in the continental United States. Today, this is not the case. The story of the frog dandy and his lovely rodent bride is Cited by: The middle, text-less spread of the book finds Froggie in the dumps and disconsolately reading a book titled \uci\ueThe Lonely Frog\uc\/i\ue in bed.

But his luck changes the next day when he spots \"a vision by the creek\" - a lovely lady frog, who, in a nice feminist turn, pops the question to him. Her latest offering takes. FROG WENT A-COURTIN’ by John Langstaff, ill.

by Feodor Rojankovsky Themes: Songs/Weddings Grade Levels: K-1 Running Time: 12 minutes, iconographic SUMMARY FROG WENT A-COURTIN’, set to song, is the tale of a frog who proposes to a mouse. When the mouse receives permission from her uncle rat, preparations for the wedding are begun.

Froggie Went A-Courtin' Elizabeth Mitchell. Licensed to YouTube by. The Orchard Music (on behalf of Smithsonian Folkways); BMI - Broadcast.

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The Froggy went a-courtin book of the Frog Went A-Courtin' by John Langstaff, Feodor Rojankovsky | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(12). **Description from Amazon: “A favorite old nursery ballad now appears in resplendent new dress Illustrator Feodor Rojankovsky somehow manages to Froggy went a-courtin book quaintness with sophistication and his doughty frog, the coy mouse and others make charming company.”--The New York Times Book Review.

Responses to “The Many Versions of Frog Went A Courtin’” Jenean Thomas Says: March 16th, at pm. This version or very close to it appears in the old “Sergeant York” movie about WWI’s most decorated U.S. soldier. In the movie, the mail carrier is riding a mule and singing this song.

About Froggie Went A-Courtin’ “The course of true love never did run smooth.” (“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — William Shakespeare) Stand aside, Mr. Darcy. Keep walking, Rhett Butler. There’s a new romantic hero in town.

And, though he may not have all the ladies in the valley swooning with desire, he sure knows how to pitch the woo. "Frog Went a-Courtin ' " (Roud 16 ; see alternative titles) is an English-language folk song.

Its first known appearance is in Wedderburn's Complaynt of Scotland () under the name "The Frog cam to the Myl dur", though this is in Scots rather than hed: Frog Went A-Courtin' Unit Study and Printables.

Author John Langstaff Illustrator: Feodor Rojankovsky PREVIEW. DOWNLOAD. Pick and choose from these animal layer books and add some to your lapbook. PREVIEW. You can buy a MP3 of this song by John Langstaff for at Amazon.

DOWNLOAD. Frog Animal Study & Lapbook. The Valentine Bears Unit. “A favorite old nursery ballad now appears in resplendent new dress Illustrator Feodor Rojankovsky somehow manages to combine quaintness with sophistication and his doughty frog, the coy mouse and others make charming company.”--The New York Times Book Review/5(14).

This Caldecott-winner combines the rollicking lyrics of the clasic folktale with vibrant watercolor illustrations. “A favorite old nursery ballad now appears in resplendent new dress Illustrator Feodor Rojankovsky somehow manages to combine quaintness with sophistication and his doughty frog, the coy mouse and others make charming company.”--The New York Times Book Review.

Frog Went A-Courtin' by Langstaff, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Frog Went a Courtin, - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride With a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-huh.

Well he rode right up to Miss Mousey's door, uh-huh He rode right up to Miss Mousey's door, uh. Known as “Frog Went A Courtin”, “Froggie Went A Courtin” or “Froggy Went A Courtin”, the song tells the story of Mr Frog who is asking Miss Mouse to marry him.

There are a couple of versions of this song, all of them telling roughly the same story. Under his arm he carried a book, M-hm, M-hm. They all gathered round the lucky pair, M-hm, M-hm, They all gathered round the lucky pair Singing, dancing everywhere, M-hm, M-hm.

Then Frog and Mouse went off to France, M-hm, M-hm, Then Frog and Mouse went off to France That's the end of my romance, M-hm, M-hm. More a new tale told in pictures than an illustrated version of the familiar folk song--``Froggy went a-courtin', he did ride, / Sword and pistol by his side''--this is a hepped-up '30s gangster story.

- Explore hampat's board "Froggie Went a-Courtin", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Frog illustration, Frog art, Frog pins. He is well known both for children's book illustration and for erotic art.

He won the Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration from the American Library Association, recognizing "Frog Went A-Courtin'" by John Langstaff.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller |. Lyrics to 'Froggie Went A-courtin'' by Burl Ives. Froggie went a courtin and he did ride. Mhmm. Froggie went a courtin and he did ride.

A sword and a pistol by his side. Mhmm. He went down to Missie Mousie's door. Mhmm. He went down to Missie Mousie's. "Frog Went A-Courtin'" is a classic. This version is a classic. This book is the one you want. The song goes back to at least in Scotland. Modern English versions are abound.

There is not much new as far as the text goes. That's a good thing. No one messed with what already amazing. If you are new to the tale: Frog has his eye on Miss s:   Let’s look closely at Frog Went A-Courtin, a Scottish folk song from the s, which was turned into an iconic picture book for children written by John Langstaff in There’s a brief history of the ballad included in the picture book which explains how the words of.

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Frog took Miss Mousie down to dwell, uh-huh, uh-huh, Frog took Miss Mousie down to dwell, Down in the bottom of an old deep well, uh-huh, uh-huh. 11 Frog went swimming across the lake, uh-huh, uh-huh, Frog went swimming across the lake, He got swallowed by a water-snake, uh-huh, uh-huh.

12 A little piece of corn-bread a-laying on the shelf. Lyrics 1. A frog went a-courtin’, he did ride, a-ha, ho ho. A frog went a-courtin’, he did ride, With sword and pistol by his side, a-ha, ho ho. Well he rode down to Miss Mouse’s door Where he had often been before 3. He took Miss Mousie on his knee Said “Miss Mousie Frog Went.

The original "TALKING STORIES" (Books and matching recordings) were first introduced in Millions of children, readers and non-readers, from pre-schoolers on, were thrilled by the beloved time tested Classical children’s fairy tales, such as Froggy went a ‘Courtin, The Three Little Pigs, Chicken Little, The Three Bears, Cinderella.

Did you know the song Frog Went a'Courtin' is over years old??. It made its way to North America with Scottish immigrants, and then over the centuries continued its way through generations with added melody and verses. The classic book I read is by John Langstaff and Feodor Rojankovsky.

If. Froggie went a-courtin' Alternate Title Froggy went a-courting Froggie went a-courting Froggy went a courtin' Froggy went acourtin' Froggy went a-courtin' Book/Printed Material Federal theatre and folksong, Contributor: Halpert.

Frogg No. 2 Lyrics: (Spoken) / This is a story about a hip frog / And we're gonna pick up on it now and / He's on his way out to do some shuckin' and jivin' / You'll be able to tell right away that he.

As a music teacher who uses the traditional song "Frog Went A-Courtin'" in class, it was a delight to see this new book based on the old folk song. The story now takes place in New York City. Instead of Froggy going courting with a sword and pistol by his side, now he takes a taxi to the upper west side!/5(3).

According to the Herald Tribune Book Review, Frog Went A-Courtin' also won the New York Herald Tribune Festival Prize the year before, in Frog Went A-Courtin' is also listed on both the Accelerate Reader and Scholastic Reading Counts book lists for elementary schools (AR Bookfinder and Scholastic Reading Counts).

Frog went A-Courtin is a Caldecott Gold Medal Winner and is also an old folk song written in Scotland that is filled with rhymes and love story adventurous way. The award was made because it was "The most distinguished American picture book for children". The song is /5(11).

Frog went a-courtin', he did ride Sword and pistol by his side Mhm, mhm Frog puts on his boots that shine as black and jet, and with sword, pistol, and a bright red sash he goes courting his true love, Miss Mousie. Once her Uncle Rat consents, the wedding proceeds with a number of insects and animals attending in this fun (and non-fatal!) version of the traditional folk song.

TITLE: Frog Went A-Courtin’ AUTHOR: unknown CATEGORY: Traditional, Public Domain KEYWORDS: animal, courting, love, marriage, request EARLIEST PRINTED OR RECORDED REFERENCE: There is a reference in the Stationer’s Register of to “A Moste Strange Weddinge of the Frogge and the Mouse” This great old story song has quite a history.

Some people claim that it .Frog Went A-Courtin' by John M. Langstaff and Feodor Rojankovsky. 5 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Frog Went A-Courtin' Video Book Reading from Frog Went A-Courtin' (Song) Grade; PK