October 21, 2012

Leave Your Sleep

cover image of Leave Your Sleep
Natalie Merchant

Singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant composed music for 19 children’s poems, selected from traditional and modern sources. Poets Prelutsky, Nash, Stevenson and Lear are represented in this sample that showcases splendid language and musical talent. Detailed pen and ink illustrations have an old-fashioned quality that enhances the poetry. Photos of the poets are included as well as the music CD. Ages 5 and up