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.
Evocative illustrations and periods songs provide listeners with the chance to discover music from one of Canada’s first feminist singers
This 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 Josée Bisaillon transports readers to the heart of the 1920s and 1930s.
A definitive tribute to Mary Travers (1894-1941) also known as La Bolduc, the first major recording star in Quebec. The eleven songs are interspersed with humorous expressions of a time that delights the senses of both young and old. This charming story evokes a picturesque view of the daily lives of people with an timeless, optimistic flavor. The title song, "J'ai un bouton sur le bout de la langue" (I have a button on the tip of the tongue), illustrated by Jose Bisaillon, transports us to the heart of the 1920s, the kingdom of the tramway and the gramophone. Five female dancers perform with wit and humour the songs of La Bolduc. In a unique style, Genevive Bilodeau, Ba, Jorane, Gale, and Florence K revisit the jig in a whimsical fashion. This repertoire offers a varied musical palette that appeals to all generations!About the Author :
Mary Travers was an esteemed singer and songwriter who went by the stage name of La Bolduc. Josée 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.
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