PAST ARTICLES
 “Amoeba Hop” was sung by Christine Lavin while Betsy 
turned the pages of the Giant Book 
(book also held by David Ippolito - “That Guitar Man” from Central Park)
Betsy and Christine Lavin signed 55
AMOEBA HOP books!
PAST EVENTS
NATIONAL ARTS CLUB, 
Gramercy Park, NYC
Betsy with Christine Lavin at the
Hudson River Clearwater Festival
Betsy Visits Schools

Click here for more info on 
Betsy’s School and Library Programs
http://www.puddlejumppress.com/www.puddlejumppress.com/SchoolProgramsByBFF.html
Christine Lavin coordinated
recordings that took place as far away as 
Richmond, CA and Bet Shemesh, Isreal
for the final vesrion of her new song
HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA
(List of performers below photos)
Email Betsymailto:betsfeeney@optonline.net?subject=HITBOTS

Hole In The Bottom Of The Sea

Music: Traditional

New Lyrics: Christine Lavin

Producer/Engineer: Brian Bauers

(brianbauers@hotmail.com)

Recorded at Midtown Sound, NYC; Studio 440 in Point

Richmond, CA, engineered by Bruce Kaplan

(folkunlimited@att.net); RenoworldStudio in Lynn, MA,

engineered by Steve Sadler (stevesadler.com); and

Shemesh Music in Bet Shemesh, Israel, engineered by

David Epstein (shemeshmusic.com)

Guitar: Christine Lavin

Bass: Steve Doyle

Mandolin: Bruce Kaplan

Violin: Robin Batteau

Piano: David Buskin

2nd Piano: Larry Robbins

hole/pipe/crack vocal: Christine Lavin

dolphin/bird/turtle/crab vocal: Don White

windmill/generator/water/soap vocal: Claudia Russell and

Bruce Kaplan

cleanup vocals: David Buskin & Robin Batteau and The

Ashley Mad 8th Grade chorus

No more holes vocals: Sandy Cash, Colleen McHugh &

Ruby Rakos

with The Ashley Mad 8th Grade Chorus and

The Guys & Dollphins All–Starfish Choir:

Sandi Bachom, Robin Batteau, Brian Bauers, David Buskin

Judy Brough, Lodi Carr, Joan Crowe, Leslie Danoff

Lois Dino, Bob Dolphin, Margaret Dorn, Edith Drake, Ervin Drake

Janet Fanale, Betsy Franco Feeney, Kathryn Feeney, John Forster

Julie Gold, David Goldman, Laura Grunwerg, Nancy Heppner

Bruce Kaplan, Phillip Klum, Rob Langeder, Christine Lavin

Ashley Madison, Joan Maute, Budd Mishkin, Garry Novikoff

Christine Pedi, Sheila Sheffield Platt, John Platt, Sarah Rice

Ethan Robbins, Larry Robbins, Claudia Russell

The band Still Saffire:

(Charlotte Harrow, Sonya Harrow, Annika Scilipote, Soreya Scilipote)

Jenny Lynn Stewart, and Don White

National Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Association
2011 Symposium, Albany, NY
Photo Gallery

Murals painted by Betsy Franco Feeney at Elementary Schools

Greenacres Elementary School

Betsy Franco Feeney created the mural “All roads lead to Greenacres” with the help of all K-5 students. The mural was commissioned to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the school (click here to view mural)

Viola Elementary School, Suffern, NY

Betsy Franco Feeney created the mural “Going Green Over the Rainbow” with the help of all K-5 students (click here to view mural)

MS 223, Bronx, NY

Betsy Franco Feeney created the mural “Wall of Music” designed by a student and painted with the help of 6th graders (click here to view mural)

MS 223, Bronx, NY

Betsy Franco Feeney created the mural  created the mural “Nature vs Technology” designed by a student and painted with the help of 6th graders (click here to view mural)


Art in the Park Sunday! • 1pm - 6pm • September 20, 2015 •

Flywheel Park, Piermont, NY


Sunday, June 1st  •   Environmental Day

Presented by the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority

Betsy Franco Feeney will do activities based on AMOEBA HOP

and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA. Also at the site:

        Balloon Artist • Face Painting • Solar Powered Merry-Go-Round

        Radio Control Airplanes & Simulators • Music • Puppets • Crafts Games and more!


March 21-28,  2014   Viola Elementary School

(Environmental program for 3rd grade with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

557 U.S. 202 • Suffern, NY 10901 • Phone:(845) 357-8315


April 4,  2014   Our Lady of Czestochowa Elementary School

(Environmental programs for 3rd & 4th grade - AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

248 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302  • (201) 434-2405


March or April 2014 (date TBD) Town of Clarkstown PreSchool

(Environmental program for preschoolers with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

Street School Community Ctr, 30 Zukor Rd, New City, NY 10956 • 914-639-6200


Tuesday April 15, 2014   3:30 pm  Secaucus Public Library

(Environmental program with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

1379 Paterson Plank Road,  Secaucus, NJ  07094


Tuesday March 4, 2014   The Goddard School

(Environmental program for preschoolers with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

334 Spook Rock Road  • Suffern, NY 10901 •  Phone: 845-368-3773


Friday January 31, 2014   Franklin Ave. School

(Environmental program with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

48 Franklin Ave • Pearl River, NY 10965 • (845) 620-3965


Sunday, April 7, 2013  •  2nd Annual Parent Conference at JCC

Knowledge is Power: Enriching Family Life  •  8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Presented by Rockland Jewish Family Service, 450 West Nyack Rd, West Nyack, NY 10994, 845-354-2121

Book signing - AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA


Saturday, May 5, 2013 • Hudson Children's Book Festival • 10 AM - 4 PM

215 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY 12534

hcbf@hudsoncityschooldistrict.com     www.hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com

Dozens of Children’s book authors and illustrators

Betsy Franco Feeney and Cindy Mauro Reisenauer will be attending


Thursday, May 9, 2013 • Plattekill Public Library • 6 pm

Betsy Franco Feeney’s environmental program based on

AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA.

2047 State Route 32 •  Modena, NY  12548    Phone: 845-883-7286


Sunday May 19, 2013 • 2012  Environmental Day • 11 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority

Betsy Franco Feeney’s environmental program based on

AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA.

        Balloon Artist • Face Painting • Solar Powered Merry-Go-Round

        Radio Control Airplanes & Simulators • Music • Puppets • Crafts


Sunday, June 9, 2013  •  BOOKS NJ 2013 Festival  •  1pm - 5 pm

on the grounds of Paramus Library, 116 East Century Rd., Paramus, NJ

Over 100 authors,  illustrators and poets - Readings, Children Activities,

Book Signings and more! CLICK HERE: http://www.booksnj.org/


Febrary 28th & 30th, 2013

Betsy Franco Feeney Conducted a 6th grade mural painting program

at MS 223, Bronx, NY

March 6, 2013   The Goddard School

(Environmental program with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

334 Spook Rock Road  • Suffern, NY 10901 •  Phone: 845-368-3773


Friday, June 1st, 2012 • 7pm • Artist Day • The Village School in Waldwick, NJ

(a private Montessori school that goes from Toddler through 8th grade)

(Betsy Franco Feeney will be there with AMOEBA HOP and HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA)

For more information, call 201-321-6024


Thursday, May 24th, 2012 • NYC Public School at Broadway and 219th  St.

Betsy Franco Feeney First Grade Classroom - AMOEBA HOP Book/song & microscope workshop


Thursday, May 17th, 2012 • NYC Middle School in Park Slope Brooklyn.

Betsy Franco Feeney - Classroom workshop with 6th, 7th and 8th grade students interested in a career in writing and/or illustrating books


Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 • Post Road's Author/Illustrator Evening 2012 • 4p

Betsy Franco Feeney will be among several authors and illustrators meeting the students and their families

Post Road Elementary School, 175 West Post Road, White Plains, NY 10606


Saturday, May 5th, 2012 • 11:00 AM Barnes and Noble 4416 Palisades Center
West Nyack, NY 10994 telephone: (845) 348-4713
StoryTime and Performance • Betsy Franco Feeney's two books, "Amoeba Hop" and "Hole in the Bottom of the Sea", both based on songs, will be played and performed with youngsters from Stage Left Children’s Theater

                                  

Sunday, April 15, 2012  •  2nd Annual Rockland Book Fair • 1pm

the Historical Society of Rockland County's History Center will once again be full of some of Rockland's most talented authors and illustrators for the 2nd Annual Rockland Authors & Illustrators Book Fair! 


Tuesday, March 20, 2012 • Goshen, NY • School and Girl Scout visits

by Betsy Franco Feeney

     • Goshen Intermediate School, 13 McNally Street, Goshen, NY 10924                                                      Third Grade Classroom - AMOEBA HOP Book/song & microscope workshop

     • Goshen Presbyterian Church, 33 Park Place, Goshen, NY 10924    Brownies - AMOEBA HOP Book/song & microscope workshop


Sunday, March 25. 2012 • Palisades, NY • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • (Betsy Franco Feeney)        The Esplanade at Palisades  • BOOK LAUNCH Inter-generational Program

       (with youngsters from Stage Left Children’s Theater)

        640 Oak Tree Road, Palisades NY 10964  • 845-359-7870

             Recent EVENTS

May 11, 2016  Viola Elementary School

(Giant Book and Song with AMOEBA HOP for K-2)

557 U.S. 202 • Suffern, NY 10901 • Phone:(845) 357-8315