This 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. A charming children's story set to a various genres of music For his birthday, a small boy receives a very special gift: a skunk! These fast friends organize a pajama party for all of the other animals; a zany cast of characters that include a sleep-walking dog, a grizzly bear policeman, and a rabbit who is deeply in love with a fox! This vibrant children's book is accompanied by audio CD filled with tunes that move from rock to soul, and rap to disco, making it a book children can read and dance along with.
Bia Krieger is a singer and recording artist. She has four albums, including Coeur Vagabond, which received a Felix Award, and Nocturno, which was nominated for a Felix Award. Caroline Hamel is an illustrator of several books, including Mom was Lost, which received the 2007 Quebec/Wallonie-Bruxelles Award for youth literature. She is a five-time recipient of Lux Award and her illustrations have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines. They both live in Montreal, Quebec.