Travel the world from the comfort of your library, bookstore, or home with these eight books that take readers from the shores of South African islands to the vibrant streets of Peru. Each illustrated picture book includes a CD with the recorded songs and a digital download code. Notes on the song’s history appear with lyrics in its original language, alongside English translations, making each book an immersive way to learn about different cultures. Ideal for ages 4-7. Songs on the Vanilla Trail Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from East and Southern Africa An enchanting collection of 25 traditional songs that pay homage to the communities of East and Southern Africa. Explore skipping rope songs from Mozambique, lullabies from South Africa, counting songs from Réunion, traditional dance tunes from Madagascar, and more. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Tree – Book 1Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from West Africa and the Caribbean A lively collection of 12 traditional songs that pay homage to the communities of West Africa and the Caribbean. Discover stories about children playing in the schoolyard, sisters braiding each other’s hair, and parents dancing late into the night. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon The Hummingbird Sings and Dances Latin American Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes An extraordinary collection of 19 traditional nursery rhymes and lullabies in Spanish originating from Latin America that have withstood the test of time. Warm, colourful illustrations and vibrant music transport listeners to a playful, fanciful world inhabited by singing frogs and dancing skeletons! Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs from a Journey with a Parrot – Book 1Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from Brazil and Portugal The music styles of samba, modinha, and fandango, not to mention a velvety smooth bossa nova, rule in this diverse 15-song collection. Spanning Lisbon to Bahia, and Porto to Rio, a range of play-time songs showcase work, play, courtship, love, and travel themes. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs in the Shade of the Flamboyant Tree French Creole Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes Imagine a daily island hubbub with warm breezes, saltwater, music flowing through a marketplace of cinnamon, fresh roasted coffee, bananas, and raw cocoa. 30 traditional French-Creole lullabies and nursery rhymes from Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti, and Réunion pay homage to community, family ties, love, and life’s passages. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs from the BaobabAfrican Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes Warm sunsets, family mealtimes, laughter, and motherhood, are woven into the music creating this picture book’s unique ambiance. A wellspring of traditional African lullaby and nursery rhyme performances come to life in 29 songs that give delight to the senses. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree – Book 1Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from the Maghreb Discover a North African journey of traditional music from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. This collection offers a 30-song anthology performed in Arabic and Berber, and is a grand achievement in its eclectic selection of melodies. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Songs from the Garden of EdenJewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes An extraordinary repertoire featuring 28 Jewish nursery rhymes, lullabies, and songs originating from the Ashkenazi, Sephardic, and Yemenite communities. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | Amazon Singalong to songs from our musical picture books on YouTube. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay informed about our new releases and events and for a chance to win our subscriber giveaway. To order books for your library or bookstore, please contact Hornblower Books/University of Toronto Press (Canada, United States) and MMS/BookSource (United Kingdom). For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.