This classic album features bluegrass singer and multi-instrumentalist Phil Rosenthal performing bluegrass songs for children - all about animals! Phil, known worldwide as former lead singer and guitarist in the legendary band the Seldom Scene, is featured singing as well as on guitar, banjo, mandolin and bass. Other musical guests are Stacy Phillips on dobro and fiddle, Jeff McQuillan on percussion, Tom Callinan on penny whistle, and members of the Rosenthal family on harmony vocals. Winner of gold awards from the Parents' Choice Foundation and the National Parenting Publications Association.
"Singable tempos, rich harmonies, and simple but lively instrumentation. A seamless blend of the old, the new, and the best." (Parents' Choice Foundation)
"A family recording in the best sense. Crisp vocals and gentle harmonies blend with guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro and fiddle to create irresistible old-time sounding music." (Sesame Street Parents Magazine)
"Phil Rosenthal continues to put out the best children's folk music in the business. His vocals and songwriting skills are better than ever. The tight dobro, fiddle, mandolin, banjo and guitar playing add layers to the songs. The harmonies are strong on this quiet winner of a recording." (School Library Journal)