composed 1971 / © 2013

a song of wonder... who used to live in this tiny little shell?



Song Details



Musical Form

  • A – B – A – Coda

Song Details

A youngster’s natural curiosity is peaked upon discovering a tiny little shell. The simple accompaniment is written entirely in the treble clef and the tempo is marked “spritely.” Both these features contribute to the endearing charm of this little gem of a song!

Performance options

simple hand movements might enhance the performance of this song

Suggested uses

  • beginning chorus
  • elementary music classroom
  • marine science unit