Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning (Hardcover)

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By Amadee Ricketts, Ashley Barron (Illustrator)
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Engage children with familiar songs featuring new, colorful lyrics that teach valuable social-emotional skills.

La, la, la! Shake up your story time with these twelve sing-along songs based on classic tunes kids already know and love. This beautifully illus­trated songbook teaches important social-emotional skills for everyday life. Favorite songs like “Frère Jacques” and “B-I-N-G-O” get turned on their heads with new, easy-to-remember lyrics offering lessons on how to manage anger, asking for help, what to do when you’re afraid, being a good friend, when to use a quiet voice, and many others! Digital content includes downloadable sheet music for all songs.

About the Author

Amadee Ricketts received her MLS degree from the College of St. Catherine and has been a librarian since 2002. She is currently the library director at the Cochise County Library District in Arizona. When not working or writing, she enjoys taking photos of insects and other tiny things. She lives with her husband, who is a photographer, and their cat.
Ashley Barron is an illustrator who specializes in paper collage. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design’s illustration program, her work has appeared in magazines, books, apparel, ad campaigns, animations, set designs, and window displays. Her illustrated books include the Math in Nature series, Kyle Goes Alone, Up! (Owlkids), and Birthdays Around the World (Kids Can Press). Originally from Whitby, Ashley now lives in Toronto with her partner Kevin, their three cats, and a parrot.

Praise For…

“An ideal addition to family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections.”—Children’s Bookwatch

Product Details
ISBN: 9781631982101
ISBN-10: 1631982109
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: May 16th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English