At Early Candlelight

This little song, written by Alice Hess Beveridge (1885-1956), was published in American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. At Early CandlelightWords and Music by Alice Hess Beveridge In days of old at Christ-mas time, Small chil-dren sang their lays Andall the folk both great and small, Were wak-ened fore the day Atpal-ace doors and hum-ble homes, … Continue reading At Early Candlelight

Little Toy Train

The following is from American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. This long poem was written by Ruth Stephens Porter, a poet and songwriter. Little Toy TrainRuth Stephens Porter Too-too-too was a little toy trainThat Santa Claus brought in his pack;There was an engine and thirteen cars,And it ran on a little toy track. The little toy … Continue reading Little Toy Train