Up high, on a mountain top,
Lived Billy the snow-white kid.
He jumped and hopped from rock to rock, Just like his mother did.
And down low, in a broad meadow, Lived a fleecy little lamb.
He usually followed
Author: Louis Slobodkin
Copyright Date: 1960
Pagination: 28 p.
his mother too. The little lamb’s name was Sam.
So Billy the Kid and Sam the Lamb, They both did what they should.
But early one summer morning
And down low in the broad meadow,
He climbed the rocky mountainside
And when Billy reached the meadow low The sheep were all awake.
And when Sam up on the mountain high Tried to take Billy’s place,
And as the goats hopped all around,
And Billy down in the meadow low
So Billy left the low meadow
And little Bill the snow-white kid Said, “Bah bah,” as he passed Sam,
When Sam came back to the meadow low And joined the other sheep,
But when Billy reached the mountain top
He jumped and hopped from rock to rock