THE VIETNAMESE CHILDREN'S SONGBOOK
The Vietnamese Children's Songbook is a collection of popular children's songs and cultural traditions.
The book features notated melodies for each of the nine songs along with Vietnamese lyrics and English translations and colorful illustrations throughout that depict the story of each song. All songs are arranged in child-friendly singable keys, and playable for beginning instrumentalists as well. It also features select children's traditions, such as the Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon Festival, the moon cakes eaten and games that children partake in during this time, including how to make a lantern for the festival. A Vietnamese pronunciation guide along with common Vietnamese phrases are included in the book for the beginning Vietnamese language learner. The music that accompanies the book includes full length recordings of the songs, videos of children speaking the lyrics, speaking practice tracks, and spoken examples of Vietnamese phrases from the book. Parents, children, educators, and librarians will find this book useful and enjoyable for years to come. This book, along with a separate Teacher's Guide, is available through F-Flat Books.
Please visit the supplemental website vietchildrenssongs.com as well.
by Tina Huynh
Illustration- Jessica Dinh
Bich Van Nguyen- vocals
Minh Nguyen- guitar
Tina Huynh- flute
Todd Heinrich, Tina Huynh, and Jimmy Tran- percussion
Todd Heinrich and Tina Huynh- producers