Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree

World music presents such an enriching learning opportunity for young children. Today’s new release album focuses on the music of North Africa, taking children on a musical journey across North Africa, from the Sahara Desert through the Atlas Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea.

Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree

Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from the Maghreb is the latest release in a series of international titles featuring songs from various cultures. It is accompanied by a storybook which features lyrics and notes on the origin and cultural context of each song. Full-color illustrations by Algerian-born artist Nathalie Novi provide a vivid context for each piece.

Songs in the Shade of the Olive Tree

Listen to samples, or download the album online at The Secret Mountain.


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