Storyteller, Tom Chapin, Appears in People
Magazine, April 8, 2000
and Peabody award winning musician, Tom
Chapin has a new album, reviewed by
People Magazine. This album focuses on conservation
in songs like, "This Pretty Planet." Besides
being the storyteller for many of ReadPlay's
true animal stories, Tom's new cd, Around
the World and Back Again, has hit the big
time with this terrific review.
Wildlife Federation and the Benefactory
to Work Together
In Summer, 2001, ReadPlay will publish a new collection designed for
younger readers (age 5-7), under a license
with the National
Wildlife Federation. These wonderful
new books will be a part of the Eggsplore
Nature series, featuring true stories about
animals that come from eggs. Plus each plush
figure will invert into a soft "egg."
of New Animal Rights Websites
more and more people find their way to the
internet, more and more organizations are
posting websites. One of the best ways to
locate a wide variety of the animal related
sites is by going to World
ReadPlay publishes quality, true children's
books about companion animals. While the
books themselves are entertaining and convey
important messages, they are enhanced by
audio tapes and plush toys of the animals
featured in the stories.
Perett * PETS Magazine
teachers and parents were amazed at the
quality of the books and stuffed animals.
And everyone is talking about how beautifully
illustrated the books are. Thank You!
J. Turecek, Principal, Long Hill School,
charming children's book about his [Caesar's]
rough start in life will re-inspire anyone
who has ever championed an underdog. Loren
Spiotta-DiMare's book, with its unspoken
lesson about the redeemable value of even
the worst-behaved among us, will endear
children of all ages.
particularly like the way children are helped
to understand the interconnectedness of living
things, with owls and parakeets living together.
Thank you for creating such a beautiful and
sensitive insight into some of our animal
friends. This book is a treasure.
K. Fine * Bridgeport Read Aloud Day