Jennifer and Carl, “The Shaylens” are a married musical team with their own recording studio. They have received praise and awards for their original songs and inspired audio productions created from Don and Audrey Wood’s books. The Shaylens are winners of an American Library Association of Notable Recording Award, and have been praised in prestigious magazines such as Publishers Weekly, Parents, and Book List.

The Shaylens Musical Readings
“The Shaylens music, readings, original songs and mini-Broadway-like musicals perfectly match the quality of our books and greatly extend the experience of our stories for children.” – Audrey Wood.

Sleepy Time at
the Napping House

A reading of Don and Audrey Wood’s beloved childrens book “The Napping House”. Read by Carl & Jennifer, “The Shaylens”.

Wake-up Time at
the Napping House

A companion song to the acclaimed children’s book “The Napping House” by Don and Audrey Wood. Music by The Shaylens.

Big Hungry Bear Reading

A fun reading of Audrey and Don Woods world famous childrens book “The Big Hungry Bear”.

Red, Ripe Strawberry

Companion song to Audrey and Don Woods world renowned book “The Big Hungry Bear” Music by The Shaylens.

King Bidgood, the Musical

King Bidgood's in the Bathtub

A creative 6 song musical combined with a reading of “King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub”.