The fourth release from Penny & Pals - an award-winning recording - features songs about families, animals and friends. Includes several songs for creative movement. Penny Andrist has been in the kid-biz for years, first as a teacher in public schools and now as a professional speaker and entertainer. She will be the first to tell you that kids bring out the best in her - and vice versa. Her genuine kid-connection allows her to reach children in both meaningful and playful ways through her recordings and concerts. She has created songs, stories and characters that people readily relate and respond to with the truest kid-like enthusiasm. Since 1990, her goal has been to bring more music, more laughter and more exercise into the lives of children. Penny & Pals music is nationally acclaimed for it's excellence. Most of their CDs and videos have garnered national recognition, including: • National Parents' Choice Winner (2) • National Parent Council Selection • Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award • National Safety Council First Place Award • International Reading Association "Celebrate Literacy" Award • International Communicator Award "If I lost my Penny & Pals CD, I'd never stop looking for it." Aubrey, age 8 "How can some grown-ups so effortlessly work a crowd of kids while the rest of us coo and buffoon our way into total uncoolness? For 15 years, Penny & Pals has whipped up kids into wiggling, chanting masses." The Fargo Forum "I think you guys are great. You're so positive and cheerful and my kids sing your songs from morning till night." M. K., Parent "The songs are not your standard kiddy music. They often combine an educational message with humor and a catchy beat." Minot Daily News.