Rainbow Garden, The (CD)
The Rainbow Garden (CD)
This excellent CD from Michael Caduto includes stories from the Maya (Central America), Haudenosaunee/Iroquois (Eastern Woodlands), Anishinabe/Ojibwa (Great Lakes), Apinaye (Brazil), an Arab tale (Egypt) and a folktale from the Czech Republic. Action-packed tales engage the imaginations of children through humor and drama. Stories inspire young listeners to enter another realm, alive with a menagerie of human characters and animal voices that speak to our relationships with other people and the natural world—all enhanced with sound effects, chants and unique musical endings. For ages 5 to 10. Runtime = 48 minutes.
Michael Caduto is well-known as co-author and author of numerous best-selling environmental books for children and adults, including the classic Keepers of the Earth® series, and he has presented live performances to more than 500,000 people throughout North America, the UK and the Middle East. The Rainbow Garden: Tales of Wisdom— one of Michael's premier storytelling CD’s — presents tales that focus on the connection between care for the natural world and regard for other peoples. Many of these stories are performed from tales that appear in Michael's books, which have received many awards, including the Aesop Prize, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, Association of Children's Booksellers' Choice Award, American Bookseller's "Pick of the List", NAPPA Gold, Storytelling World and Skipping Stones Honor awards. His musical release—All One Earth: Songs for the Generations—received ASCAP's Popular Award.