Basking In It: Take Yourself Lightly


At the Codfish Ball (Shirley Temple from Captain January)

Don’t Worry, Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin)

Here We Come A-wassailing (Kate Rusby)

If I Had a Million Dollars (Pickin’ On Series)

I Love to Laugh (Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews and Ed Wynn, from Mary Poppins)

Keep on the Sunny Side (The Whites from O Brother Where Art Thou)

Let’s Go Fly a Kite (David Tomlinson, Dick Van Dyke from Mary Poppins)

Sunny Side of the Street (Rod Stewart)

The Sun Has Got His Hat On (Ambrose & His Orchestra)

Picture Books:

Amelia Bedelia Series by Peggy Parish

How Much is a Million? By David M. Schwartz


Bringing Up Baby (1938; Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant)

Christmas in Connecticut (1945; Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan)

It Happened One Night (1934; Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert)

Manalive by G.K. Chesterton

Tangled (2010; Animated)

The Perfect Game (2009; Clifton Collins, Jr., Cheech Marin)

Twenty and Ten by Claire Huchet Bishop

We Bought a Zoo (2011; Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson) – Some mature content. Parental previewing recommended.

You Can’t Take it With You (1938; Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur)