Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Brazil and Portugal - Book 1

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Brazil and Portugal - Book 1

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Brazil and Portugal - Book 1

Songs from a Journey with a Parrot: From Brazil and Portugal - Book 1

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Learn about the cultures and traditions uniting two continents with 15 lullabies and nursery rhymes. A collection of lullabies and nursery rhymes from Brazil and Portugal that invites children on an authentic musical journey to explore the strong cultural ties that bind the two countries. Traditional songs about everyday life, work and play, courtship and love, travel from Porto to Rio and Lisbon to Bahia. Fifteen traditional songs blend samba, modinha, fandango, and bossa nova and are performed by an ensemble of local musicians. This uplifting and enchanting production, featuring several indigenous acoustic instruments, captures the convergence of rich and diverse styles. Lyrics are presented in Portuguese and translated into English, followed by notes on the origin and cultural context of each song. A free teaching guide and activity sheets are available at Scan the QR code to listen to the songs online.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782898360473
Publisher: The Secret Mountain
Publication date: 10/01/2023
Series: Digital Audio Edition
Edition description: Second edition
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Magdeleine Lerasle is an early childhood educator and researcher specializing in teaching language to children in Paris. She is also the author of Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree. Aurélia Fronty is a graduate from the Duperré School of Graphic Arts in France. She has illustrated more than 40 books for children, including I Have the Right to Be a Child, which was nominated to the USBBY Outstanding International Book Honour List and Wangari Maathai, winner in the “Best Book” category at the Children’s Africana Book Awards.

Table of Contents

Playlist 1. Papagaio loiro (Golden parrot) BRAZIL, PORTUAL 2. O vendedor de agua (The water vendor) PORTUGAL 3. A janelinha fecha (The little window closes) BRAZIL 4. Boi, boi, boi (Bull, bull, bull) BRAZIL 5. Ô oliveira da serra (Olive tree in the mountain) PORTUGAL 6. Meu limao, meu limoneiro (My lemon, my lemon tree) BRAZIL 7. Minhoca, minhoca (Little worm) BRAZIL 8. Samba, Samba, Samba lê lê BRAZIL 9. Um, dois, feijao com arroz (One, two, beans and rice) BRAZIL 10. De abobora faz melao (From a pumpkin make us a melon) BRAZIL 11. Se essa rua fosse minha (If this street was mine) BRAZIL 12. Dedo mindinho (Here's the little one) PORTUGAL 13. Tao balalao PORTUGAL 14. Escravos de jo (Joe's slaves) BRAZIL 15. Fui no ltororo (I running off to Itororo) BRAZIL
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