You may also like: As Joseph Was A-Walking Don't You Know He Cares? Funiculi, Funicula A Little Lamb Went Straying Father Abraham Sleep, Oh My Precious One Written By: Harriet Blanche Jones Music By: Florence Newell Barbour Adapted By: Terry Kluytmans Copyright © 2001 KIDiddles.com The birdies are calling their wee ones to rest, It's time that my birdling flew home to her nest, Come lay your wee head down against Mother's breast. Sleep, oh my precious one, sleep. The shepherd is calling his lambs to the fold, Where, near to their mothers they're safe from the cold, And my little lambkin so closely I'll hold, Sleep, oh my precious one, sleep. The Father has put all His sunbeams to bed, And lighted the silver stars high overhead, Over all His dear children, His loving arms spread, Sleep, oh my precious one, sleep. Children's Songs More new and exciting features are coming to KIDiddles! Sign up for our Newsletter today and be among the first to know when they're ready to go. Sign-up and get Free Song Sheets, Activity Sheets and Music Sheets! Copyright © 1998-2013 KIDiddles.com. All Rights Reserved.