AWARDS & TESTIMONIALS

We are pleased that our childrens' series has won national acclaim:

  • Parents' Choice Awards
  • Gold Awards from the National Parenting Publications Association (NAPPA)
  • "Best of.." from the American Library Association
  • ALSC Notable Children's Recordings Award
  • "Best of.." from Scholastic Magazine

2013 Awards:

2012 Awards:

2011 Awards:

2010 Awards:

  • Rock & Roll Playground - National Parenting Publications Honors Award (NAPPA)
  • Rock & Roll Playground - Parents' Choice Silver Award
  • Jazz Playground - National Parenting Publications Honors Award (NAPPA)
  • Jazz Playground - Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • Picnic Playground - ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award
  • European Playground - ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award

2009 Awards:

  • Picnic Playground - Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • Picnic Playground - National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • European Playground - National Parenting Publications Honors Award (NAPPA)
  • Sesame Street Playground - Teacher's Pick by Scholastic's Instructor Magazine
  • Hawaiian Playground - 2009 Notable Children's Recording by the American Library Association (ALA)

2008 Awards:

  • African Dreamland - National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • Hawaiian Playground - National Parenting Publications Honors Award (NAPPA)
  • New Orleans Playground - National Parenting Publications Honors Award (NAPPA)

2007 Awards:

  • Animal Playground - Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • Animal Playground - National Parenting Publishing Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • New Orleans Playground - Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • Asian Dreamland - Parents' Choice Silver Award
  • Folk Playground - Teachers Choice Award "For the Family"

2006 Awards:

  • French Playground - The National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • French Playground - Parents' Choice Recommend Award
  • Folk Playground - The National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • Reggae Playground - Parents' Choice Recommended Award

2005 Awards:

  • Swing Around the World - The National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
  • French Playground - Parents' Choice Recommended Award

2004 Awards:

  • African Playground - The American Library Association (ALA) Notable Recordings Award
  • Dreamland: World Lullabies and Soothing Songs - The American Library Association (ALA) Notable Recordings Award

World Playground has been featured on:

  • National Public Radio's "All Things Considered"
  • Public Radio International's "The World"
  • CNN
  • Multiple print, web and media outlets

"World Playground promotes international harmony through engaging music and exercises that foster an appreciation of our multicultural heritage. I heartily recommend the entire series for children everywhere-and also for adults!" ~ Kweisi Mfume, President & Chief Executive Officer - The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) March 5, 2003