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- DescriptionThis vibrant, engaging assortment offers children an entertaining introduction to the French language. From stories of friendship, family, discovery, and self-esteem to silly, snappy songs of one-of-a-kind barnyard animals, lullabies, and segments of classical music, children tune in to a variety of musical styles and multicultural experiences. The accompanying CDs provide children an opportunity to hear the pronunciation of the words and sing along as they learn the language.Evocative illustrations and periods songs provide listeners with the chance to discover music from one of Canada s first feminist singersThis is a definitive tribute to Mary Travers, who performed under the name La Bolduc and is considered the first major recording star in Quebec. The 11 songs, performed by five young female performers, are seasoned with humorous expressions of a time that will delight both young and old and the illustrations from artist Josee Bisaillon transports readers to the heart of the 1920s and 1930s.
- Author BiographyMary Travers was an esteemed singer and songwriter who went by the stage name of La Bolduc. Josee Bisaillon is an illustrator who has won several awards, including the Applied Arts, Lux, and American Illustration Society of Illustrators. She has also been nominated for two Governor General s Literary Awards. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.
- Author(s)Mary Travers
- PublisherSecret Mountain
- Date of Publication01/04/2014
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSecret Mountain
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight249 g
- Width208 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Illustrator(s)Josee Bisaillon
- Format DetailsPicture book,Sewn,Paper over boards
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