The monkey business continues here at ChiIL Mama's
A-Disc-Wednesdays. This week, one
lucky winner will take home Meredith
LeVande's latest CD, What Are The
Odds, just released August 31st. Check out her web
site at Monkey Monkey
Music to hear some of the new tracks, order your own CD or
watch her videos. There's even a Monkey Monkey Music game
room, where your preschooler can play fun, simple games.
This CD does aim for the younger listener (listed as recommended
for 2-7 year olds), and Du-Jay and Sagezilla both agreed five year
olds and under would enjoy it the most. If you have a
preschooler at home who is feeling a little left out as the big
sibs head back to school, this 16 track disc might be a timely
What's more, this new release isn't purely entertaining, it's
brainy and brilliant. With Meredith's monkey magic, your
littles can learn right along with their older sibs, and have so
much fun, they won't even realize how much they're innately
Five years ago Meredith's debut album, Monkey Monkey
Music with Meredith LeVande, became an instant hit with
families nationwide, was a Parentingmagazine "Pick,"
and was in rotation on Sirius Satellite Radio, earning a grassroots
reputation as a classic children's recording. Meredith
LeVande has, since 2005, devoted herself to
performing for children in intimate settings, becoming a favorite
among NYC area families and creating a repertoire that has grown
organically due to her one-on-one interactions with children of
virtually every culture imaginable.
With the new Monkey Monkey Music CD, What Are the
Odds?, Meredith has created something
remarkable, finding the middle road between baby songs and pop band
songs where kids' lyrics are simply added to music that would
otherwise be played for adults. Meredith's music is not only
child-friendly, it's truly child appropriate, developed with the
healthy growth of the young child in mind.
Enter here to win your own copy
of What Are The Odds
Entries accepted through Tuesday midnight. Winner chosen
by random number generator and announced Wednesday. Contact
info remains confidential.
Bonnie Kenaz-Mara is a writer-photographer-potter-painter-actress-animal wrangler-general creatrix and Mama to two amazing kiddos.
See more of Bonnie's stories here.
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