A Little Mandarin's Song Featured on Putumayo Kids' Latest Release

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

A Little Mandarin joins international artist lineup in Putumayo Kids latest album, Putumayo Kids Presents World Sing-Along, available at retailers worldwide and LeapFrog's App Center.

"It is an honor to be included in this extraordinary new album from Putumayo Kids, a company whose history and mission I've admired for a very long time." Says Toni Wang, creator of A Little Mandarin. "Shàng Xué Ge"("Going to School Song") is the sole Mandarin Chinese track on this colorful album of international classics performed by renown artists such as Dan Zanes, Angélique Kidjo, Frances England, Fiddlers Green Bush Band (Australia), and the Pihcintu Multinational Children's Chorus.

About A Little Mandarin: Created by Shanghai-born NYC mom, Toni Wang, A Little Mandarin's debut music release, Chinese Children's Classics v 1.0, is a collection of traditional Mandarin Chinese children's songs updated with a fresh new sound and voice. The album's 15 tracks fuses rock, pop, electronica, dance, ska, and hip hop influences with playful lyrics to make it not only a fun, engaging experience for the modern family but also a unique, quintessential educational tool. In just a short time, A Little Mandarin music has already been supported and lauded by cultural/language organizations in NYC/San Francisco, as well as families and Mandarin programs/schools across the globe, with recent phone interviews conducted with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Australian Broadcasting Corporation. A Little Mandarin's mission is to introduce authentic Chinese language and culture to a mainsteam global audience. Chinese Children's Class ics v 1.0 is available digitally worldwide on iTunesAmazon MP3Google play. (alittlemandarin.com)

About Putumayo Kids:  A celebrated children's record label which introduces children to other cultures through its best selling CD collections that entertain, educate and inspire curiosity about the world. The songs are carefully selected and feature child-friendly lyrics and rhythms by exceptional international artists. (putumayokids.com)