Over in the Meadow (First Steps in Music series) (Hardcover)
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Over in the meadow... there lives a wonderful array of animals and their young. This traditional folksong probably originated in the United Kingdom in the sixteenth century. Over in the Meadow 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. Now lavishly illustrated by Marissa Napoletano and collected by John M. Feierabend, this song is sure to delight current and future generations. The fully notated version of this song with all the words is included at the end of this book, along with a detailed history of the song. A beautiful take on a timeless story, this picture book is another wonderful chapter in the continuing legacy of a delightful, classic songtale.
About the Author
John M. Feierabend has spent decades compiling songs and rhymes from the memories of the American people in hopes that these treasures will be preserved for future generations. He is a national leader in the field of early childhood education and currently serves as a professor of the music education division at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Marissa Napoletano lives in Connecticut where she graduated from the Hartford Art School with a BFA in illustration. Over in the Meadow is her first children's book, and she plans to continue a career in Illustration combining her love for nature and mixed media.