\\ FAMILY MUSIC ARTIST AND CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR //
Award-winning children's music artist and songwriter Greg Lato has previously released 'Try', an inspirational sing-along children's book about not being afraid or discouraged to take a chance on anything you want to do. It includes the original title song with an uplifting, tropical vibe, and was described by the Warwick Beacon as "a motivational joy for both parents and kids". Greg's first children's music album 'Create My Own World' featuring two-time Grammy award winning children's entertainer Bill Harley as special guest, has won a 2020 Creative Child Award and was a winner of a 2020 Family Choice Award.The album also reached the Top 15 on the iTunes Children's Music chart, was on the iTunes Children's Music Bestseller List, and the song 'I Like Sprinkles' is on the Kids Hits: 2020 Apple Music playlist. 'Create My Own World' presents a fun and inspiring soundscape in these challenging times through music as relatable to kids as it is nostalgic to parents. Greg has also composed music for film, TV, and other artists.
CREATE MY OWN WORLD//
ADULTS THESE DAYS//
RELEASE DATE AUGUST 26, 2022//
TRY is an inspiring and motivational singalong book about not being afraid or discouraged to take a chance on anything you want to do. After all, any accomplishment starts with that first step of trying regardless of your fear of failure or caring what others think. There are no limits if you just give it a go!
TRY is meant to be an interactive book; not only in song, but in visuals. Each page on the left displays a conflict, with the page on the right showing a solution or positive outcome. The book deals with many topics including bullying, exclusion/inclusion, illness, feelings of helplessness and overcoming adversity. It includes the title song with an uplifting, tropical vibe, and was described by the Warwick Beacon as "a motivational joy for both parents and kids".
EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEONE//
EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEONE is an inclusive ode to friendship, family, togetherness and belonging. It highlights the importance of having someone to celebrate the good times, comfort in more challenging times, and someone kids can trust to teach them valuable life skills and lessons. The book also has a song to accompany it that is upbeat, heartwarming, and simply memorable! Kids will be singing along, and parents will be reminded of a sound that recalls the classic 70’s AM Gold era!
I LIKE SPRINKLES//
WHAT DADDIES DO (I WILL BE WITH YOU)//
“Create My Own World is highly recommended for both family and public library children's collections.”
Midwest Book Review//
“Within thirty seconds of the lead-off track, I Like Sprinkles, I realized that I had a big smile on my face.”
“Engaging stuff for kids of all ages that will leave everyone feeling happy and satisfied.”
“Create My Own World presents a fun and inspiring soundscape in these challenging times through music as relatable to kids as it is nostalgic for parents.”
What's Up Rhode Island//
“With its songs about imagination, creativity, exploration, kindness, and family, Create My Own World helps kids look beyond a life of quarantine and distance learning to a future when they will truly be able to create their world anew.”
NJ Arts Maven//
“A vibrantly colorful album”
“It’s a cool listening experience due to how catchy everything is but the different sound elements makes it really interesting.”
The Independent Newspaper//
“It’s hard to believe that this Greg Lato’s first children’s album, cause the throwback pop artist sure knows how to pen a tune for the young ears, and that parents who grew up on ‘70s and ‘80s sounds will be drawn to as well.”
Take Effect Reviews//
“Create My Own World’ Is A Positive New Addition To The World Of Family Music”
“Greg Lato’s debut family music album Create My Own World is a strong start for the veteran singer-songwriter in the family music realm. It is a work that will appeal just as much to adults as it will to children.”