3 2 1 Kadoozee
LuLu and the Tomcat have been described as creative, energetic, enthusiastic, very child friendly, with a highly interactive stage show, a musical extravaganza of sing-alongs, storytelling, puppetry and participation. A wonderful atmosphere of fun and laughter, with a colourful catalogue of tunes... a fresh and fun approach to family 'edu-tainment.' As international 'edu-tertainers,' these multiple award winning 'cool cats' have also performed in schools and community centres in Cuba, and represented Canada at the World Expo in Japan. They will be presenting to the South West Conference of Language Teachers in Las Vegas, Nevada, in April of 2007. LuLu and the Tomcat have been involved in music and education for many years, creating fun and educational materials for children. With experience as teacher and librarian, they have long recognized the benefits of using music to teach reading. LuLu teaches Early Years French Immersion, and writes and produces music and stories for her multiple award-winning group, LuLu and the Tomcat, with her husband and former public school librarian, the TomCat. LuLu and the Tomcat's recording, All the Cats Were Playin', received a Prairie Music Award for 'Outstanding Children's Recording.' The title track also received an 'Honourable Mention' in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Their recording 3, 2, 1 Kadoozee, received a Parents' Choice Silver Award, a Canadian Children's Book Centre 'Our Choice' award, and a Western Canadian Music Award for Best Children's Album. Their recording Stick To It! Received a Parents' Choice Recommended Award, and a Children's Music Web Award. They have opened for Fred Penner in concert as well as released a series of children's books, based on songs from their recordings. Using enticing music and rhyming stories is a fun way to help children learn to read. LuLu and the Tomcat know how to hook kids on reading. Their upbeat melodies with companion colouring books are designed to challenge children while showing them just how fun reading can be. Classic and original children's poems and stories are set to music to draw children into the magical world of reading. Adorable colouring pages keep young readers focused and involved.