Pillowland by Laurie Berkner

Do you love Laurie Berkner as much as we do?

We love watching her you-tube channel and singing and dancing to her music (whether we are at home or driving in our car). But, did you know that Laurie has a couple of children’s books out, too?

We are the Dinosaurs was our first children’s book by Laurie Berkner and now we are enjoying the adorable story, Pillowland. What we love about Pillowland is that it is a whimsical adventure story with a soothing and relaxing tone. We love pretending “we are riding a pillow train… Choo Choo!”  A perfect bedtime story. It is one of our new favorites and I think it would be one of your new bedtime favorites, too.

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BEANSTALK JACK, A FOLK-ROCK OPERA

Beanstalk Jack, a musical retelling of the classic tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk” adapted as a folk-rock opera for today’s families is one of our new favorite cd’s.

“Paper Canoe Company creates music and stories that make kids feel like grownups, and grownups feel like kids.”

The music is uplifting and fun and of course makes you want to dance along which is always so important with a children’s album! Beanstalk Jack tells the story of “Jack and the Beanstalk” with the addition of a refreshing girl-meets-boy twist, a tribute to the spirit of optimism, and more than a hint of youthful rebellion.

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