A fun song with a positive message about reading good books. Music by Kevin G. Pace. Text by Edgar A. Guest. Could be sung unison as a vocal solo or unison choir with piano accompaniment. It could also be played as a piano solo. The price of this piece is set low to enable you to purchase enough copies for your choir. For larger choirs, please purchase sufficient copies (at least one copy for each two choir members). Watch on YouTube: Good Books
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Good books are friendly things to own.
If you are busy they will wait.
They will not call you on the phone
Or wake you if the hour is late.
They stand together row by row,
Upon the low shelf or the high.
But if you're lonesome this you know:
You have a friend or two nearby.
The fellowship of books is real.
They're never noisy when you're still.
They won't disturb you at your meal.
They'll comfort you when you are ill.
The lonesome hours they'll always share.
When slighted they will not complain.
And though for them you've ceased to care
Your constant friends they'll still remain.
Good books your faults will never see
Or tell about them round the town.
If you would have their company
You merely have to take them down.
They'll help you pass the time away,
They'll counsel give if that you need.
He has true friends for night and day
Who has a few good books to read.
|Composer||Kevin G. Pace (ASCAP)|
|Lyricist||Edgar A. Guest|
|Genre(s)||Classroom, Folk, Children's Music|
|Instrument(s)||Piano Solo, Voice, Choir, Unison|
|# of Pages||5|
Good Books, children's song
- Product Code: 196339
- Availability: In Stock