by Michael J. Caduto. LunaBlu® audio publishing company (Norwich, Vermont), 2014. 48 minutes. Ages 5 to 10.
The Rainbow Garden: Tales of Wisdom is an entertaining, action-packed collection of stories that engage the imaginations of young children (5 to 10 years) through humor and drama. Each story comes alive with a menagerie of human characters and animal voices that speak to our relationships with other people and the natural world. Stories are enhanced with sound effects, chants and unique endings, including music. Includes tales from the Maya (Central America), Haudenosaunee or Iroquois (Northeast Woodlands), Anishinabe or Ojibway (Great Lakes), Apinaye (Brazil), an Arab tale (Egypt) and a folktale from the Czech Republic. Cover art by Sandra Williams-Crossley.