Birds Singing in the Tree Tops

Birds singing in the treetops

Author: Ida F. Leyda
Tune: [Birds singing in the tree tops]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Birds singing in the tree tops,
Flow’rs blooming in the grass,
Close by the shady pathways,
Where children love to pass.

2 Clouds floating high above us,
Boats sailing out to sea,
Far from the sandy seashore,
Where children love to be.

3 Hill, mountain, field and valley,
Each one in beauty drest;
And all the spreading shade-trees,
Where children love to rest.

4 These all make happy summer,
God’s gift—the great outdoors;
He made the trees and flowers,
The sea and sandy shores.

Source: The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #289

Author: Ida F. Leyda

Buried: Harrison Cemetery, Wapello, Iowa. Leyda’s husband apparently had a publishing company in Wapello, Iowa, and (perhaps later) Chicago, Illinois. Her works include: Junior Hymns and Carols. A Book of Hymns and Services for the Junior Department, 1911 Carols: A Book of Songs and Services for the Beginners and Primary Grades of the Sunday School, 1914 Melodies; for Children’s Voices in the Home and Sunday School (Chicago, Illinois: Leyda Publishing Company, 1916)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Birds singing in the treetops
Title: Birds Singing in the Tree Tops
Author: Ida F. Leyda
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #289

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