The song and the art are so fun My 5yo daughter sang this book as opposed to reading it This Is A Unique Offering Of A Book And CD Recorded By Peter, Paul And Mary, Based On The Lively Tune Witty, Wonderful, And Slyly Fun, The Song I M In Love With A Big Blue Frog Was A Huge Hit For Peter, Paul And Mary In , And Has Been A Favorite In Classrooms, Camps, And At Sing Alongs Ever Since Not Only Do Children Delight In The Playful Tune, But Adults Also Embrace Its Lyrics, Which Gently Send A Message Of Tolerance In The Most Light Hearted, Humorous Way Absolutely the cutest thing ive read Great story about a bi species couple Would work well in a storytime about acceptance or love Plus, there s a CD with the Peter, Paul, and Mary song that the book is based on Richie s Picks I M IN LOVE WITH A BIG BLUE FROG book and CD , performed by Peter, Paul and Mary, words and music by Leslie Braunstein, Joshua S Brunet, ill Imagine Charlesbridge, February 2013, 28p., ISBN 978 0 936140 37 4 Huntington A civil rights committee, which sent Negro and white members posing as prospective home buyers to real estate brokers in this township over the weekend, charged yesterday that 19 of the 20 brokers tested discriminated against Negroes The group said it would send its findings to state officials to seek interdisciplinary action The Huntington Township Committee on Human Relations said about 35 Negro and white members visited 21 Huntington brokers Saturday Mrs Joyce Insolia, co chairman of the committee, said the prospective white buyers were shown numerous homes by brokers who had told Negro customers that they had no houses to show or had taken them on tours of homes in substantially Negro neighborhoods LI Group Finds Realty Bias, NEWSDAY, January 21, 1963 Exactly a year before my parents moved us to a new home in that same township Yes, and, how many years can some people existBefore they re allowed to be free Yes, and, how many times can a man turn his headPretending he just doesn t see Bob Dylan song performed by Peter, Paul and Mary, April 24, 1971 in Washington DC, for the half million of us who traveled there to protest the Vietnam WarIt is so weird how these things sometimes work I was researching in the library over in Glen Rock yesterday for a few hours I then walked a few miles back in the dark, with a few borrowed books in my backpack, which just happened to include a copy of THE PETER YARROW SONGBOOK SONGS FOR LITTLE FOLKS, which is a wonderful combination picture book and CD containing a bunch of traditional kids songs that Peter from Peter, Paul and Mary recorded with his daughter Bethany Walking into the lobby, just before the snow started, I found a newly delivered box of books waiting for me When I got upstairs and pried it open, I discovered a copy of a brand new picture book CD combination featuring an old Peter, Paul and Mary song written by Les Braunstein I didn t recall the song, but I loaded the CD into the laptop, opened the picture book, and as sure as heck understood what this on the surface goofy song was all about as soon as they got to the part that goes The neighbors are against it and it s clear to me,And it s prob ly clear to you,They think value on their property will go right downIf the family next door is blue Having been a Long Island kid who grew up reading NEWSDAY every day, and who saw a nearly completed new house in our new neighborhood somehow burn to the ground Guess who was moving into it , I am so moved by this song which is a piece of our history and the treatment given it in this book Back in those days, you needed the imagination of John Lennon and then some to envision a day when the country would vote to have a black family live in the nation s most famous house No matter how much I talk about it, I don t think my kids could ever begin to imagine how exciting it is for me have lived through those days to see so many of our dreams coming to fruition.Anyway, you should watch this great performance on YouTube of BIG BLUE FROG at Peter, Paul and Mary s twenty fifth anniversary concert in 1986 once you get a hold of this book, be sure to watch for details like the sheep with the new For Sale sign on their front lawn Richie Partington, MLISRichie s Picks This civil rights era song was obviously a reference to African Americans and the prejudice they faced, especially those in a biracial relationship Today, the book and song can be taken as a reference to any relationship that looks a bit different to outsiders It bugged me a little that the song and book made reference to children being the inevitable outcome of every relationship.
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- Im in Love with a Big Blue Frog
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