19 Apr '12, 12pm

Mos Def Sings About Butterflies and Trees in New Children’s Project, Pacha’s Pajamas (Video)

Mos Def Sings About Butterflies and Trees in New Children’s Project, Pacha’s Pajamas (Video)

It used to be that nature was nearly a character in and of itself in children’s literature, so prominent it was. Nowadays, studies show that nature is being featured less and less in kid's books and popular culture. Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def , is hoping to change that. Bey is lending his voice and support to the new children's book project Pacha’s Pajamas , written by author Aaron Ableman, to create a musical story with a positive message. © Pacha's Pajamas Ableman and the innovative Balance Edutainment team are working together to combine interactive pop culture and technology for youth and families. Their flagship initiative is Pacha’s Pajamas – which includes an illustrated book, along with a musical album, and Nature Superhero app. Ableman hopes that Pacha’s Pajamas will teach children and pre-teens about humanity’s relationship with the natural world and o...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/mos-def-sings-about-but...

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