Lisa Loeb takes us to a special session of summer camp
Are you ready for the summer? S'mores and sing-a-longs? Crafts and campfires? Lisa Loeb's children's CD, Camp Lisa, includes 21 tracks and some very special guest campers. In conjunction with the release of the Camp Lisa CD, Loeb launched the Camp Lisa Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to help send underprivileged kids to summer camp through its partnership with S.C.O.P.E. (Summer Camp Opportunities Provide an Edge, Inc.). Camp Lisa celebrates the summer camp tradition with a collection of new tunes and old favorites. Largely inspired by '70s-style rock and pop and Loeb's own cherished camp memories, Camp Lisa is a magical, musical destination for the kid in all of us. Available at thelandofnod.com for $13.98.
Rockabye Baby transforms timeless rock songs into beautiful instrumental lullabies. Guitars and drums are traded for soothing melodies, vibraphones and bells. Rockabye Baby is the perfect way to share the music you love with the littlest music fan in your life. $16.89 on rockabyebabymusic.com.
When it's sleepy time but your little one won't hit the hay, try counting sheep with Hushabye Baby. They've re-imagined some of the world's best-loved songs as blanket-soft instrumental lullabies. The familiar melodies are plucked on a well-worn guitar, while gentle percussion and warm pedal steel lull baby to sweet slumber. Available on Amazon.com for $16.98. Log on to the website to listen to snippets of the songs: hushabyebabymusic.com.
Strawberry Shortcake: Rockaberry Roll
Strawberry and her pals form their own band, Strawberry Jam, and enter the Strawberryland Talent Show. But when they start playing, no one listens to each other and they don't make the cut. When the band gets a second chance to audition, the girls discover that with a little teamwork, they can make beautiful music together. This DVD is available on Amazon.com for $16.98.
The Cheetah Girls: One World
Don't miss the super-hot hits on this soundtrack from the popular movie of the same name. With its infusion of Bollywood flavor on tunes like "One World" and "Dance Me If You Can," this fun up-tempo dance CD is sure to thrill girls of all ages. Available at Barnes and Noble for $17.09.
Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
The third book in the popular series by Jeff Kinney is now the top-selling book in the country, and for good reason. It's filled with all kinds of Wimpy wackiness and new characters add to the fun of the entire cast. Fans, check out wimpykid.com for all kinds of fun stuff, including information about Wimpy Kid movie auditions! Special thanks to our kid-reviewer, Erin Borders, a fourth-grader from Dublin. Book is available on Amazon.com for $7.12.
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