"Hold on there! Go easy, now, fellows," cautioned Bart Keene to his two chums, as they stole softly along in the darkness. "What are you making all that racket for, Ned?" "It wasn't me; it was Frank." "I couldn't help it," came from Frank Roscoe in a whisper. "I stumbled on a stone."
"Oh, a-hunting we will go, "
"A-hunting we will go;"
"We'll catch a fox and put him in a box, "
"And then we'll let him go "So begins this rollicking folk song that has delighted generations of children and inspired them to make up their own verses. John Langstaff has selected some of the most popular stanzas, both old and new, that are sure to bring out smiles and giggles. Nancy Winslow Parker's pictures join in the fun as a band of intrepid children hunt for the fox, a skunk, and even a brontosaurus with wildly silly results.
Piano and guitar accompaniment are provided so grown-ups can sing along, too. The playful mood of the words, music, and pictures is infectious -- you may even decide to add new verses of your own
"You spot a huge deer coming closer to you. You quietly raise your bow. Do you have what it takes to bring the big animal down? Now is your chance to learn what you need to know about bowhunting history, gear, techniques, safety, and more."