Children’s Pop Musical
“Pacha’s Pajamas: A Story Written By Nature”
One of the Most Honored CDs of the Year!
Features Performances By
12-Year-Old Rap Star Bentley Green, Les Nubians, Mos Def and Cheech Marin
Oakland, CA (November 18, 2013)—Winning a total of seven awards, Pacha’s Pajamas: A Story Written By Nature Vol 1 & 2 the new double CD set that features 28 tracks by 70 artists spanning four generations, and inspires children of all ages to better understand themselves, recognize their natural talents and make a positive impact in the world is one of the most honored children’s CDs of the year!
With talent like 12-year-old rap star Bentley Green, Mos Def, Les Nubians and more, the CD uses various music styles including hip-hop to educate children about self-discovery, healthy living, and respect for nature. It follows the adventures of Pacha, a little girl whose magical pajamas whisk her away at night to imaginary worlds where she discovers the power to make a difference in the world and within herself.
Pacha’s Pajamas, produced by BALANCE, has won the following awards and honors from organizations that recognize the very best in children’s products:
· Academics’ Choice Smart Media Award for Mind-Building Media
· Creative Child Magazine 2013 Preferred Choice
· Family Choice Award for Excellence in Products for Children and Families
· Independent Music Awards “People’s Choice” for Best Children’s Album
· Mom’s Choice – Gold
· Mr. Dad Seal of Approval
· Parents’ Choice Recommended Award
Both the Academics’ Choice and Creative Child Magazine awards confirm that BALANCE is producing “nutritious, delicious children’s entertainment” that stimulates the mind as well as supports the child in fully developing higher order thinking skills and superior decision-making ability.
Featured celebrity artists on Pacha’s Pajamas include Mos Def, Cheech Marin, Les Nubians, Talib Kweli, Majora Carter, Lester Chambers, the Agape Youth Choir and Lyrics Born. The album also includes rising kid stars Bentley Green (9 million+ YouTube hits), Lil Jaxe, Ta’kaiya Blaney, Avalon Theisen, Amanda Raya, Felecity, Milo McFly, Jaheem, MC Fireworks and Devyn Tyson.
Song tracks on the two-volume collection – which covers a wide range of global social, environmental, health and other issues – include “Magical Pajamas” (asthma), “Into the Dream” (plastic pollution), “Occupy Pacha Jamma” (intergenerational justice), “Horses Don’t See Colors” (racial harmony), “Jungle Work” (disaster relief), “We Are All Connected” (oneness) and much more.
Now available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 (digital download $15.99) Pacha’s Pajamas is recommended for ages 5-8 and has all ages appeal. To order, visit www.pachaspajamas.com, amazon.com, CDBaby.com and other online retailers. A book and ebook are planned for future release.
BALANCE is a social enterprise that produces pop culture that supports the healthy development of today’s children. Balance’s flagship is the award-winning musical, Pacha’s Pajamas. BALANCE’s aim is to create brands and programs that help kids understand and navigate their world, so that they may relate and create at their highest potential. For more information, visit www.balanceedutainment.com.
About Academics’ Choice
Academics’ Choice Awards™ help parent and educators validate claims such as “better thinking” and “educational toy” with a qualified, scientific and objective approach to evaluation. Academics’ Choice Awards™ bring recognition to the best thinking-based products in the industry. Our mission is to help buyers find the best brain-boosting material on the market. We help parents and teachers distinguish between “class-time fillers” and genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills. Academics’ Choice is the only international awards company designed to bring increased recognition to publisher, manufacturers, independent authors and developers that aim to stimulate cognitive development. A panel of highly qualified academics, parents, teachers, homeschoolers and children evaluate products based on educational benefits such as higher-order thinking skills, character building, creative play, durability and originality. Only the genuine “mind-builders” are recognized with the coveted Academics’ Choice Award™. See more at http://www.academicschoice.com/about-us.php
About Creative Child
Creative Child Magazine is a national bi-monthly publication that provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child’s creativity. With departments such as Kids at Play, Health and Safety, Discovering Creativity, Nurturing Talent and Tomorrow’s Child – Investing for Your Child’s Future Creative Child Magazine is essential and the most complete parenting publication for raising well-balanced children. Creative Child Magazine’s Awards Program is unique in that all products submitted are reviewed by parents, educators and professionals alike. Products are not reviewed by any one person. They are reviewed by many people-the very people who purchase them. Visit: http://www.creativechild.com
About Family Choice Awards
The Family Choice Awards recognizes the best products and services for children and families. This awards program, now in its 19th year, is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer awards program in the nation. For more information visit http://www.familychoiceawards.com/family-choice-awards
About Independent Music Awards
Now in its 13th year, The Independent Music Awards is a prestigious international program that connects top-ranked artists to new audiences and revenue opportunities. Submissions are judged for their unique artistry and originality. Visit http://www.independentmusicawards.com/ima/
About Mom’s Choice
The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children and families. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 40 countries. For more information visit http://www.momschoiceawards.com/honorees/
About Mr. Dad
The Mr. Dad Seal of Approval is a visual endorsement that carries the powerful credibility of America’s leading authority on successful fatherhood. The Mr. Dad Seal of Approval was created in response to fathers and families who want products and services that promise to improve family life. The Seal raises the confidence level of your own quality brand recognition–and is designed to reach the consumers you want to reach! For more information about Mr. Dad visit http://www.mrdad.com/
About Parents’ Choice
Best known for the Parents’ Choice® Awards program, the Parents’ Choice Award Seals are the Foundation’s internationally recognized and respected icons of quality. For more information about Parents’ Choice visit http://www.parents-choice.org.
Title: Pacha’s Pajamas: A Story Written By Nature Vol. 1 & 2
Format: 2-disc CD set
Category: Children, Ages 5 – 10
R/T: Approximately 88 minutes
SRP: $19.99, includes PPR
Digital Download: $15.99, includes PPR
Pacha’s Pajamas has received a lot of awards and it definitely gets the MomMomOnTheGo seal of approval.
The two disc CD is comprised of 28 tracks. Both CD’s in the 2 disc set are full of music that will keep your kids grooving. My Little One, who is 6, loves Pacha’s Pyjamas. She loves the second cd’s focus on nature and things like elephants and frogs, but the first cd is just as awesome.
The CD runs for 88 minutes approximately and we listened to it over a few car rides. It is a popular cd for in our car now and on the iPod. 🙂
One lucky MomMomOnTheGo fan will be the winner of the Volume 1 CD of Pacha’s Pajamas. This giveaway is open to residents of Canada and the US who are over the age of 18 and where permitted by local laws to enter and win giveaways. Please ensure that you read all terms and conditions found at the bottom of the entry form.
Disclosure: MomMomOnTheGo was provided product for the purpose of conducting this review. As always, MomMomOnTheGo only supports companies and products that she loves. All opinions are those of MomMomOnTheGo.