“Sing Me to Sleep” Awards Celebrations

Kate/ May 1, 2011/ news

Source: IndieLullabies.com

As we approach the 1 year anniversary of the official release of “Sing Me to Sleep – Indie Lullabies,” we are very proud to celebrate the prestigious awards and accolades our compilation received from professionals in the music, parenting, and publication industries in the past 12 months.

10th Annual Independent Music Awards Nominee
2010 NAPPA Gold Award
2010 Creative Child Seal of Excellence

To celebrate, illustrator and designer Kate Garchinsky has put together some collectible, commemorative bundles of art and lullabies in her Etsy Shop. Meanwhile, American Laundromat Records celebrates their 7th Birthday with $7 CD’s throughout their site for a limited time. As always, all lullaby music purchases benefit The Valerie Fund. Finally, we will announce pre-orders for American Laundromat’s new limited edition tee shirt, also designed by Kate, in the coming week. Join our mailing list (top of page) to be first in the know!

Congratulations and big hugs to all lullaby artists, performers, managers, producers, labels and studios who helped make this sweet dream a reality.

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About Kate

Kate Garchinsky illustrates and writes children’s books and educational media in her studio in the woodlands near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her debut picture book, The Secret Life of the Red Fox, written by acclaimed wildlife author, Laurence Pringle, received a starred review from School Library Journal. Kate Garchinsky received a grant from the Eckelberry Fellowship at the Academy of Natural Sciences, where she has been researching and illustrating extinction stories about North American birds such as the Passenger Pigeon and the Carolina Parakeet. Prior to creating children’s books, Kate designed lots of fun things like toys, birdbaths and trail maps. She lives with her husband Brian, Julia and Spencer the cats, and her one-eyed beagle, Maggie May. Kate recently signed on to illustrate two more “Secret Life” narrative non-fiction picture books with Boyds Mills Press—The Secret Life the Little Brown Bat (2018) and The Secret Life of the Skunk (2019). While drawing foxes and bats, Kate also began work on Belle’s Journey, a middle-grade non-fiction chapter book by ornithologist and osprey expert, Rob Bierregaard (Charlesbridge 2018). Get to know more about Kate Garchinsky at http://KateGarchinsky.com (aka PenguinArt.com).