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Frog went a-courtin"

John Langstaff

Frog went a-courtin"

by John Langstaff

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Published by World"s Work in Kingswood, Surrey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,Harcourt,1955.

Statementretold by John Langstaff ; with pictures by Feodor Rojankovsky.
ContributionsRojankovsky, Feodor.
The Physical Object
Pagination34p.,ill.,28cm
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19701035M

Frog went a-courtin'. New York, Harcourt, Brace [] (OCoLC) Online version: Langstaff, John M. Frog went a-courtin'. New York, Harcourt, Brace [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Langstaff; Feodor Rojankovsky; Fritz Eichenberg. 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

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).   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 .

Get this from a library! Frog went a-courtin'. [John Langstaff; Feodor Rojankovsky] -- Nobody knows how or when this story really started. We do know that it was written down in Scotland more than years ago. But it has always been the kind of story that was told and sung to. 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).


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Frog went a-courtin" by John Langstaff Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. "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 by: Frog Went A-Courtin' is a book by John Langstaff and illustrated by Feodor ed by Harcourt, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in It is based on the folk song "Frog Went A-Courting.". ReferencesAuthor: John Langstaff.

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. 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 Cited by: 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. 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 |. The Paperback 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). The rhyme first appeared in titled “The frog came to the myl dur” (Scots language) in Wedderburn’s Complaynt of Scotland.

The song was first recorded by Thomas Ravenscroft in 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. Find books like Frog Went a-Courtin' from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Frog Went a-Courtin' also liked: Ox-Cart.

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' Folk Song. Frog went a' courtin' and he did ride, Rop-strop-by-mister-gammble With a sword and a pistol buckled at his side, Rop-strop-by-mister-gammble. (Chorus) Hee mo hi mo keemo kimo Rowdy rowdy ray, oh rop strop, Pennywinkle flannel doodle yellowbug Rop-strop by mister gammble.

He rode right up to Mouse's house. Frogg went a-courtin' and he did go, un-huh Frogg went a-courtin' and he did go, un-huh Frogg went a-courtin' and he did go To the Coconut Grove for the midnight show Uh-huh un-huh un-huh Mollie.

Caldecott Medal Winner: Frog Went A-Courtin', i. “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).

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. Froggie Went A-Courtin' Lyrics: 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.

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.

**Description from Amazon: “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' Unit Study and Printables. Author John Langstaff Illustrator: Feodor Rojankovsky ISBN: X level 3 unit and lapbook prepared by Wende.

Click the preview button to check out the unit study. Click the download button and then print it when you're ready to use it. Frog Animal Study & Lapbook. The Valentine Bears. 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 [1] It is based on the folk song "Frog Went A-Courting." References.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 .All about Frog went a-courtin' by John Langstaff. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers I absolutely love the style of illustrations in this book.

All of the insect characters are drawn to perfection and have wonderful expressions on their faces. The book is based on an old song that was brought over to the /5(35).