Dr. Michael Lockett is a teller of traditional tales in a non-traditional manner. He is widely known for his use of zany vocal sound effects and dialects in his stories. With this album, he is rapidly becoming popular for his vocal songs and music. 'Tales for the Young at Heart' - ISBN 0-9771816-2-6 is a collection of eight stories and four songs as performed by Dr. Michael Lockett, 'The Normal Storyteller.' The tracks on this CD are wonderful for young children (age 4 and up) and enjoyable listening for all ages of adults. Special folio effects, vocal sound effects by Dr. Lockett and music by Mark Lockett make this CD a 'must have' in your storytelling collection. This album is a TRIPLE AWARD WINNER! It was rated the #1 choice for families out of all storytelling albums reviewed by Creative Child Magazine and received the Preferred Choice Award for 2007. The album is also a winner of the 2007 'iParenting Media Award' for storytelling. It is also the winner of the 2008 NAPPA Honors Award (National Association of Parenting Products Awards) The combination of Mike Lockett's stories and songs with the instrumental music by Mark Lockett cause young listeners to play this album over and over. Better yet, the stories and music are so easy to listen to that adults don't tire of the album being replayed by their young ones in the background. Dr. Lockett has shared the stories with great success across the USA and during four tours of Taiwan and in Nassau in the Bahamas. The appeal of the stories and music is not only cross-generational, but it crosses cultures and language barriers. Stories and songs on the album include: The Three Billy Goats Gruff The Squeaky Door The Little Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly How sly Fox Lost His Dinner Goldilocks and the Three Bears The Wedding of Jack and Jill The Gingerbread Boy The Elves and the Shoemaker The Little Red Hen The Leprechaun's Gold Goin' to the Zoo Buy this album soon for use at school, at home or in your car while traveling. 'Clean and Family Friendly - Easy Listening - It doesn't get better for parents who are on the road with active children!