An entertaining and educational musical expedition to Africa for children and families.
African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. Children and their families will love the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour.
Parents and educators will appreciate the accessibly presented cultural information and musical fun facts.
African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.
2004 ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award
2003 Parents’ Choice Gold Award
“DiscoverySchool.com” 5-star Award of Excellence
NAPPA Gold Award 2003
In 1999, Putumayo launched its children’s division, Putumayo Kids, with the ground-breaking release, World Playground. The album quickly became a staple in classrooms and homes around the world. After winning many Parents’ Choice, National Parenting and other awards, Putumayo Kids has become known as the leading source of international music for children.
Putumayo Kids introduces children to other cultures through its best-selling CD collections that entertain, educate, and inspire curiosity about the world.