Down at the Sea Hotel
Story Greg Brown Illustrations Mireille Levert Songwriters Nanci Griffith, Tom Waits, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Neil Young, Billy Joel, Carole King, Bruce Cockburn, Jesse Winchester, Don Henley, Gord Downie, Jim Cuddy, Mark Cohn and Steve Earle Featuring performances by John Gloria, Eliza Gilkyson, Lucy Kaplansky, The Wailin’ Jennys, Lynn Miles and Guy Davis
Fourteen acoustic, soulful lullabies take young listeners through a fantastical trip to the “Sea Hotel.” An outstanding company of folk-roots singers from Minnesota’s Red House Records convenes on this picture book with CD to offer a warm, rich sound. Babies, toddlers and adults alike, can enjoy nighttime songs written by some of North America’s most respected songwriters. The fanciful illustrations are inspired by the title track penned by Greg Brown.
• PARENTS’ CHOICE GOLD AWARD
• NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS GOLD AWARD
• MOONBEAM CHILDREN’S SILVER AWARD
Every single track is spellbinding. Could there be a better way to nod off towards dreamland? TODAY’S PARENT
Pub Date: 2007
Ages: 0 to 3
Keywords: Bedtime / Lullabies / Dreams / Maternity
Greg Brown’s songwriting has been widely appreciated and performed by artists such as Willie Nelson, Carlos Santana, and Mary Chapin Carpenter. He has recorded more than a dozen albums and is a two-time Grammy nominee.
Mireille Levert is a two-time winner of the Governor General’s Literature Award and was a finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award.