Books That Sing

Share a tune with these sing-along picture books.
Updated January 23, 2023
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Dinos on the bus
Millett, Peter
Roar, stomp, and clap along to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus" with a group of playful dinosaurs as they go on their first bus journey! Hop on the bus with a rowdy bunch of dinosaurs, as they travel up and down, round and round, all through the land. A delightful reinvention of...
Paletero man
Diaz, Lucky
A vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer from Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player. Ring! Ring! Ring! Can you hear his call Paletas for one! Paletas for all! What's the best way to...
My dog has fleas!
Barner, Bob
Grab a ukulele and sing along as a dog-owner tries to help a pack of itchy dogs, with tips on how to tune and play your uke and more! I play ukulele and my dog sings along Her friends all wag to our rocking song A ukulele-playing dog owner sings...
Ten in the bed
Cabrera, Jane
Count down to bedtime with a pilot, a ballerina, and more in a vibrant rendition of a favorite nursery rhyme. A tiny sleepy mouse is ready to get into bed. But there are nine others lying down too. One by one the animal friends roll over and out of the bed and straight into a new...
This pretty planet
Chapin, Tom
Based on the touching song "This Pretty Planet" by Tom Chapin and John Forster, this hopeful and whimsically illustrated picture book celebrates the pretty planet we call home. Winds blow. Tides flow. Shooting stars descend. Our lives begin, middle,...
Bear went over the mountain
Cabrera, Jane
The Bear went over the mountain, / To see what he could see. / But all that he could see, / Was the other side of the mountain, / Then he got stuck up a tree! Luckily Hare is there to rescue him, followed by Fox with some tea, Wolf with the dance moves, and Owl with the final piece of the party. But...
Sing with me = Canta conmigo (Spanish)
Orozco, Jose?-Luis
Sing and read along to these six favorite preschool songs, in English and in Spanish, from beloved and bestselling recording artist, José-Luis Orozco!Come along and sing with me! Sing along to your child's favorite songs, from "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" to "The Wheels on the Bus," in...
Sunny day a celebration of the Sesame Street theme song
Hart, Bruce.
Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic Sesame Street theme song with stunning original art in this one-of-a-kind picture book! To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Sesame Street, beloved picture-book artists have each created an artwork interpreting a...
Pete the cat and the itsy bitsy spider
Pete the Cat's cool adaptation of the classic children's song "Itsy Bitsy Spider" will have have young readers laughing and singing along. The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain.... As the itsy bitsy spider struggles, Pete and his friends...
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
LENNON, JOHN.
Celebrate the love that surrounds us every day with this lyrical picture book that beautifully illustrates John Lennon and Paul McCartney's world-renowned classic song "All You Need Is Love." All you need is love, all you need is love All you need is love, love, love is...
Still this love goes on
Sainte-Marie, Buffy.
Finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2022! NAMED A BEST PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR: Kirkus Reviews, Globe and Mail, and Chicago Public Library ...
Rice in the pot goes round and round
Shang, Wendy Wan Long.
Sing along to this delicious twist on "The Wheels on the Bus" and celebrate the food, laughter, and love of a multigenerational family meal! * "Artfully brings an authentic expression of family love...an utterly charming [twist] to a familiar tune." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred...
Sharon, Lois & Bram's Skinnamarink
Hampson, Sharon.
National bestseller - Based on the classic folk song made famous by a beloved trio of children's entertainers, this board book is best sung aloud! "Skinnamarink" is a timeless anthem of love and inclusion. What does "skinnamarink" mean? You may not find its definition in a...
With a little help from my friends
Lennon, John, 1940-1980
Celebrate friendship with this lyrical picture book that beautifully illustrates John Lennon and Paul McCartney's world-renowned words from "With a Little Help from My Friends." I get by with a little help from my friends... In this gorgeously illustrated...
We've got the whole world in our hands
Lo?pez, Rafael, 1961-
Children of all ages are invited to a bright and colorful multicultural celebration with We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands!Award-winning illustrator Rafael López brings new life with his adaptation of "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands," saluting the lives of all young people....
There's a hole in the log on the bottom of the lake
Long, Loren
Built for giggles and fun read-alouds, this classic children's song has been adapted by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of Love and Otis, Loren Long! "One to visit again and again..." --Publishers Weekly There's a log...
We are the dinosaurs
Berkner, Laurie
Laurie Berkner, "the queen of children's music," (People) pairs the lyrics of her beloved hit with Ben Clanton's whimsical illustrations in this winning, adorable picture book--a must-have for fans of Laurie, dinosaurs, and all things cute. We are the dinosaurs ...
Five little ducks
Dean, James, 1957-
#1 New York Times bestseller James Dean turns it up in Pete the Cat's cool adaptation of the classic children's song "Five Little Ducks." Five little ducks went out to play, with one cool cat leading the way. Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation. Fans of Pete...
Old Mikamba had a farm
Isadora, Rachel
Old Mikamba had a farm, E-I-E-I-O. And on this farm he had a giraffe, a baboon and an elephant! Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora has set the classic children's song 'Old MacDonald' on the plains of Africa, where Old Mikamba watches over a variety of animals on his game farm - from roaring lions...
Every little thing
Marley, Cedella.
Bob Marley's songs are known the world over for their powerful message of love, peace, and harmony. Now a whole new generation can discover one of his most joyous songs in this reassuring picture book adaptation written by his daughter Cedella and exuberantly illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton....
The wheels on the bus
Cabrera, Jane
The wheels on the bus go round and round on the way to the watering hole. But who's on the bus? A lion roars, flamingos flap, and a hyena laughs a big ha-ho-hee as they travel on the bus with their animal friends. Don't forget to watch out for the crocodile too, whose jaws go...
If you're happy and you know it
Warhola, James.
A fun, roar-out-loud jungle version of the favorite kids' song IF YOU'RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT! If you're happy and you know it, give a roar! This jungle version of the classic song IF YOU'RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT! is a real read-along sing-along safari! Get...
We shall overcome
A celebration of the gospel anthem and Civil Rights protest song "We Shall Overcome," masterfully brought to life by Caldecott Honor recipient and a nine-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Bryan Collier."We Shall Overcome" is one of the most recognizable anthems of the Civil Rights movement...

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