Claire Gilbert is a nursery nurse and has worked with young children in many different settings since 1991. Throughout that time she enjoyed most of all encouraging and developing the children's interest in music and in the natural environment, both of which she is passionate about. Although she fully appreciates the rich heritage and musical importance of nursery rhymes, she thought it was about time someone came up with some new material for the children to enjoy as well. So with a sprinkling of inspiration she started to write some herself. Paul Forrest is an accomplished musician experienced in composing and playing many different genres of music. He has been the front man of the UK's premiere Jethro Tull tribute band The Dayglo Pirates for 11 years and is one half of rock duo Sossity, writing and performing new and exciting material with his wife Marcie, also an accomplished singer and flautist. We have been developing this music together, writing parts to be played on real acoustic instruments to create a full and unique sound, in contrast to the cheaply made synthesised music that is more often available for young children these days. We believe that they deserve better efforts, or at least a choice! We hope you enjoy this varied collection of songs with influences from around the world. Fun and enjoyment for all the family and guaranteed not to be irritating on long car journeys!