Monday, April 26, 2010

Review & Giveaway: Beautiful Creatures- Children's Songs of Africa CD

Beautiful Creatures-Children's Songs of Africa

I'm always on the lookout for great sing-a-long CDs for the kids to listen to in the car when we go on short trips. That's why I was so excited when I found out about Beautiful Creatures -Children’s songs of Africa by Ed Jordan and Alan Glass. It's the perfect CD for kids and parents too! Beautiful Creatures was formed in South Africa in 2004 by Alan Glass, Ed Jordan and Paul Choritz. They used South African artists, actors, and musicians to create this CD that resounds with awesome Africa drum beats.

What I love most about the CD are the songs themselves. Each song is about an animal that can be found in South Africa. Some of the animal songs include: Mufasa, an elephant that eats all the time, to Imuvbu the Happiest Hippo (my kids favorite) and also one of my Lion King favorite animals, Wallace the Wondrous Warthog. One other thing I really loved about this CD is the African lullaby. My kiddo (and my husband and me) is getting tired of the same old nighttime music for my son. The African lullaby is perfect.

You also need to check out the Beautiful Creatures website. It was here that I found a cute coloring page to download and print for my kids. I also found out about the other CDs and even books that are available. Perhaps the most interesting is the news of Beautiful Creatures Live on Stage. Right now I believe it is just in South Africa but maybe in the future they will come to the States or Canada!

Buy it: You can purchase the CDs from I-Tunes for the price of $.99 per song download.

Win it: Beautiful Creatures has graciously offered to give 5 lucky Mommy's Free Time readers free codes to download the Beautiful Creature- Children’s songs of Africa by Ed Jordan and Alan Glass CD for free! This is exactly what I did. I downloaded the tracks and burned them to a CD so I can play them in the car for the kids! I even have an additional copy I burned for here in the house! This giveaway starts April 26 and ends on May 7. Just fill out the form below to enter. This giveaway is open to everyone! YAH! Winners will be chosen via Random.org and the winner will have 48 hrs to respond.

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Disclosure: A code to download the CD was provided to me free of charge from the company in exchange for a fair and honest review. The opinions expressed are my own. I was not paid nor compensated in any other way.

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