This treasure trove of an anthology is full to the brim with songs and seasonal verses that will delight children and encourage them to sing and play. Illustrated throughout with colour images, the Autumn Songbook features five thematic sections:'Animals and Birds','Farming-Harvest','Festivals & Related Themes','Weather', and'Spooks, Riddles & Odd Things'. Providing ample material for teachers and parents, the book also includes selections of rhyming words, commentary on the significance of repetition, rhythm and beat, suggestions for incorporating movement and gesture, and practical teaching and parenting tips.
For years, teachers, parents and students have requested that Sally Schweizer publish her collections of songs and verses - so here they are, presented in four wonderful anthologies to inspire the imagination and to celebrate the seasonal cycle!
SALLY SCHWEIZER grew up in a musical and literary family. Inspired by her uncle, the composer Benjamin Britten, she has loved music and language from an early age and has combined them with teaching throughout her life, filling her kindergarten with songs, poetry and stories. Apart from being a singer and multi-instrumentalist, Sally is an educational consultant, linguist, keen gardener, craftsperson, mother and grandmother. I addition to her Songbook series, she is the author of two popular books, Well, I Wonder, Childhood in the Modern World, A Handbook for Parents, Carers and Teachers and Under the Sky, Playing, Working and Enjoying Adventures in the Open Air.
Author: Sally Schweizer