Off-Broadway songwriter Melissa Levis has released her first children’s recording, inspired by her own son’s milestones. Accompanied by guitar, keyboard, and percussion, Levis (a.k.a “Moey”) rollicks her way through songs that include simple themes like sneezing, going potty, getting one’s hair washed, and getting dressed. Her lively lyrics and clear voice inspire movement, dance, and singing along. The performer’s Manhattan neighborhood serves as the backdrop for “New York City Kid,” a song that counts its way through the Big Apple. “I Sit When I Eat” is a fast-paced tune that recognizes youngsters’ continual movement while enticing them to sit still when they eat... This title will be useful for general listening collections.–School Library Journal