Putumayo African Playground Music CD
Putumayo's award-winning Playground series of world music CDs for children travels to Africa, a continent that is exuberantly rich in music and culture. African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. Children and their families will love the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour. Parents and educators will appreciate the accessibly presented cultural information and musical fun facts.
African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.
Awards for Putumayo African Playground
2004 ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award
2003 Parents’ Choice Gold Award
"DiscoverySchool.com" 5-star Award of Excellence
NAPPA Gold Award 2003
Putumayo African Playground - Sample Tracks
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About Putumayo Kids
Putumayo Kids is the children’s and educational division of Putumayo World Music. As one of the leading children’s record labels, Putumayo Kids is committed to introducing children to other cultures through music from around the world.
With its growing collection of CDs featuring multilingual liner notes, Putumayo Kids produces music that entertains, educates and inspires cultural curiosity. More than 3 million Putumayo Kids CDs have been sold around the world. At least one percent of the CD sales benefit non-profit groups that support children, families, schools and other charities. Putumayo World Music has contributed more than $1 million dollars to non-profit organizations that do good work in the regions where the music originates.
Watch this video and learn more about Putumayo Kids and
its efforts to introduce children to global music and culture.
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