Dreams Songs Night Songs from Mali to Louisiana
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A Bedtime Story by Patrick Lacoursière Illustrations by Sylvie Bourbonnière Performances by Sylva Balassanian, Paul Kunigis, Juan Jose Carranza, Mary Fujiwara Burke, Nathalie Picard, H’Sao and Hart-Rouge
The mellifluous sounds of world music lullabies resonate from Mali to Louisiana within this picture book-CD set of 14 songs. Able voices bring songs from places like Armenia, Spain, South Africa, Mali, Costa Rica, Japan and Poland, sung in the language of the country, granting the mind’s eye incentive for adventure. The richly-hued earth tones found in the book’s illustrations that go with the bedtime story, presented in English, French and Spanish, bare the cultural ambience of the title. Babies can drift off to dreamland with melodies expertly performed by a breathtaking 30 different instruments.
• PARENTS’ CHOICE GOLD AWARD
A great addition to world music collections. SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
STORYBOOK – MUSIC CD 978-2-923163-06-2
Pub Date: 2003
Ages 0 to 3
Keywords: Travel / Maternity / Bedtime / Lullabies
Hardcover book (8″ x 8″, 36 pages) with CD (49 minutes / 14 songs)
$ 22.95 CND / $ 16.95 USD / 19.50 €
Patrick Lacoursière was an actor, producer and journalist in Western Canada before writing the award-winning collection Dream Songs Night Songs.
Sylvia Bourbonnière has seen her works used by The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune and People Magazine. She has also illustrated several children’s books including Tales from the Isle of Spice and Contes d’Afrique.
STORYBOOK – MUSIC CD
36 page illustrated hardcover book, 8″ X 8″ format, with an appended music CD containing 14 songs (49 minutes)
$ 22.95 Prix
- USD: 18.16$
- EUR: $14.92