Jimmy Kennedy

Jimmy Kennedy (1902–1984) was an Irish songwriter. He was best known for his work putting words to existing music such as “My Prayer” and “Teddy Bears’ Picnic.” In 1997 he was posthumously inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.

Books by this Author

Read (or sing!) your way through this favorite teddy-bear tale from the illustrator of Good Dog, Carl, now available in a Classic Board Book edition.

If you go down in the woods today
You’d better go in disguise.
For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
Today’s the day the Teddy Bears have their picnic.

Alexandra Day transforms the classic lyrics to “The Teddy Bears’ Picnic” into a lovely tale...

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