The Frog and the Mouse: Traditional Irish Songs for Children (Aileen Lambert)

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"I’ve been listening to and learning folk songs all my life - they have been my inspiration. With this great little publication Aileen is bringing these old songs to new ears and voices.”

Christy Moore, renowned folk singer and songwriter.

Stories of Pol and Nancy’s two pet pigs, a wedding between a frog and a mouse and Paddy’s adventures in the belly of a whale all feature in this gorgeous collection of fourteen traditional Irish songs in the English language.

Well known songs such as I’ll Tell me Ma and The Rattlin’ Bog
are included alongside many lesser known songs from the Irish traditional repertoire which have proven to engage and entertain children of all ages.

Traditional singer and educator Aileen Lambert has drawn on her many years of experience delivering workshops to children to compile this wonderfulresource for young singers, families and teachers alike.

The songbook features:

•Lyrics to fourteen traditional Irish songs in the English language

•Fourteen beautiful colour illustrations by Liza Kavanagh

•Linked YouTube playlist featuring songs

•Fun facts and background to the songs

•Suggested activities relating to the songs

•Curriculum links for primary school teachers

•Activities pages including crossword, wordsearches, music notation and more.