SAN MATEO (April 25, 2013) – Duck Duck Moose, creator of award-winning educational mobile apps for children, today announced a partnership with bilingual educator, children’s author and recording artist José-Luis Orozco. In an effort to provide a diverse, educational and fun musical experience for parents and children and to encouragelearning of the Spanish language, Duck Duck Moose is offering for purchase “Favorite Spanish Songs for Kids with José-Luis Orozco”. Available for download at Duck Duck Moose Music,the playlist features 20 beloved songs including Spanish versions of popular children’s titles like La Araña Pequeñita (Itsy Bitsy Spider), Juancho Pancho (Old MacDonald) and Las Ruedas Del Camión (The Wheels on the Bus). To make learning and singing along easy and fun for the whole family Spanish and English lyrics to each song are available for download.
“We are honored to work with the talented José-Luis Orozco,” said Caroline Hu Flexer, Duck Duck Moose co-founder. “His music can be found in schools nationwide to introduce Spanish words and phrases and is used to foster a love for singing and learning. He is a true inspiration to children of all ages and we are thrilled to include his music in our offerings.”
José-Luis Orozco is a bilingual educator, author and musician whose work draws upon the rich heritage of the Spanish-speaking world. Through his music José-Luis seeks to expose a wide audience to the Spanish language, children’s traditions and promote Latin American culture.
“Our friends at Duck Duck Moose have demonstrated leadership by facilitating dynamic multilingual digital experiences for children that support language development and literacy in a fun and exciting way,” said José-Luis Orozco creator of “Favorite Spanish Songs for Kids.” I am honored to participate in this partnership and hope that children around the world will enjoy the enriching experience we are offering through music.”
“Favorite Spanish Songs” is available on iTunes and Amazon for $.99/song or $9.99/album. Other songs on the album include El Abecedario (the ABC song) Las Vocals (The Vowels), Las Horas (The Hours), Los Dias de la Semana (The Days), Buenos Dias (Good Morning), Diez Deditos (Ten Little Fingers) and El Barquito (The Little Boat).
About Duck Duck Moose
Duck Duck Moose, an award-winning creator of educational mobile apps for children, was founded in 2008 by three parents who share a passion for children, education, music, design and play. Following the launch of its first app, Wheels on the Bus, Duck Duck Moose quickly became a leader in the industry by creating fun, engaging and educational apps that are loved by children and trusted by parents. To date, the company has created seventeen top-selling titles and has received 15 Parents’ Choice Awards, 15 Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Awards and a KAPi Award for the “Best Children’s App” at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show. Duck Duck Moose is headquartered in San Mateo, California.
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