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The sailors alphabet

by Michael McCurdy

  • 16 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Seafaring life -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry, American.,
  • Sailors -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Seafaring life -- Poetry.,
  • Sailors -- Poetry.,
  • American poetry.,
  • Alphabet.

  • About the Edition

    One of many variations of a forecastle chantey created about 1837 by an unknown sailor and named after the bow section of the ship where sailors sometimes bunked or relaxed.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[written and] illustrated by Michael McCurdy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C35317 S25 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL674490M
    ISBN 100395841674
    LC Control Number97020647
    OCLC/WorldCa36994471

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Product details Grade Level: 1 - 2 Lexile Measure: NP (What's this?) Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st edition (April 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 11 x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer 5/5(1).

The Sailor's Alphabet is a traditional alphabet chantey that not only captures the spirit of these songs and their The sailors alphabet book but also affords a stem-to-stern tour of a U.S. Navy frigate/5.

Some time in the 19th century, a sailor created this sea chantey, a rhythmic song to keep him and his mates working in tandem to keep a ship afloat. McCurdy (Trapped by the Ice!,etc.) has adapted the chantey into a picture book, with one line on each page—"Oh, A is the anchor and that you all know"—a scratchboard illustration, and a definition of terms below the : Michael Mccurdy.

Fairport Convention sang The Sailor's Alphabet on their album Babbacombe Lee. They also sang it live at Cropredy on 13 Augustwhich was published in on their Musikfolk video Forever Young.

Johnny Doughty sang The Sailor's Alphabet to Mike Yates at. Sailor's Alphabet A is the Anchor that holds a bold ship, B is the Bowsprit that often does dip. The sailors alphabet book is the Capstan round which we must wind, and D are the Davits on which the jolly boat hangs.

So hi derry, hey derry, ho derry down, Give sailors their grog and there's nothing goes wrong, So merry, so merry, so merry are we, No mortal on earth. Sailors Alphabet Traditional: courtesy of A is the anchor that holds a bold ship. B is the bowsprit that often does dip.

C is the capstan on which we do wind and. D is the davits on which the jolly boat hangs CHORUS. Oh hi derry hey derry ho derry down. Give a sailor his grog and there's nothing goes wrong Y's for the yardarm, needs a good sailor man Z is for Zoe, and I'm her fancy man Z's also for zero in the cold winter time And now we have brought all the letters in rhyme Merrily, merrily So merry sail we, no mortal on earth like a sailor at sea Heave away, haul away, the ship rolls along.

Jerry Pallotta’s newest alphabet book features boats and ships, from the gigantic aircraft carrier to the one-person kayak. With characteristic wit and humor, the author explains basic nautical terms like hull, bow, and stern, and introduces more challenging topics, such as the workings of a steam s:   The sea song (not a shanty!) called "Sailors' Alphabet" performed by Port Murray at the Grundy Library on March 4, Visit our website at http://www.

Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE. The Sailor's Alphabet. By Michael McCurdy, Michael McCurdy. Grades. PreK-K, Michael McCurdy's detailed scratchboard drawings accompany this traditional chantey about the various parts of a ship, from the anchor. The sailors alphabet.

[Michael McCurdy] -- One of many variations of a forecastle chantey created about by an unknown sailor and named after the bow section. The Sailor's Alphabet Louis Killen, Stan Hugill and the X-Seamen's Institute Sea Songs: Louis Killen, Stan Hugill and the X Seamen's Institute sing of Cape Horn sailing at the Seattle Chantey.

Provided to YouTube by CDBaby The Sailor's Alphabet Seamus Kennedy Sailing Ships and Sailing Men ℗ Seamus Kennedy Released on: Auto-generated by YouTube. Product details Age Range: 4 - 8 years Grade Level: 1 - 3 Series: Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Charlesbridge; REV and ed.

edition (July 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 11 x /5(38). [] In the s, when sailing ships ruled the seas, chanteys were sung by sailors as they worked. The Sailor's Alphabet is a traditional alphabet chantey that. U.S. Navy Alphabet Book book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Learn about the Navy SEALS, aircraft carriers, submarines, a /5(3). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Boston Donor bostonpubliclibrary Edition 1st American ed. Most versions of The Sailor's Alphabet (Roud ) follow a pretty standard format, namely that each line of the four-line stanza begins with a letter of the alphabet, and that the letters are all in alphabetical order, starting with the letter A and ending with the letter Z.

Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Sailors' Alphabet From: Malcolm Douglas Date: 14 Mar 03 - PM Posted in the Forum some time ago: SAILORS can find it by typing sailors' alphabet into the search engine box on the main Forum page, oddly enough.

No source named, but it's been found in tradition in that form in East Anglia and Nova Scotia, mainly. Start by marking “The Boat Alphabet Book” as Want to Read: Christopher Columbus spent enough time in Portugal, making maps for sailors, among other things, to know that "nao" is portuguese for "ship".

It's usually one of the first things learned anyway because it is un-nasalized. Nasalize it, written with a ~ over the "a", and you have /5(5). Fairport Convention - Sailor's Alphabet - Duration: WhackaWhacka Recommended for you. Eric Bogle - The Band Played Waltzing Matilda - Duration: Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Picture books - alphabet book For preschool up In this wordless alphabet book, each letter is shown as though carved out of wood; the facing illustrations and borders show objects beginning with that letter. This is no beginner's alphabet book. Sure, it could be read on a basic level, identifying the letter.

But a child can do that with any alphabet book - this one offers something more/5(29).