“Let’s Pretend” was an award-winning series of mail-order records, based on the long-running CBS radio series of the same name. French fairy tale Beauty and the Beast is paired here with the Japanese fairy tale, Princess Moonbeam.
Moonbeam: *crawls into Daddy’s
bed* Can I sleep here, Daddy?
Daddy: In my bed? Sure! Here, let’s get all snugly under the
Where to tonight? I know! Unda da sea! Everyone knows that dreams
can’t swim. And not many monsters can either. We’re going to the Queen of the Sea’s mermaid palace!
She’ll be more than happy to have you, seeing as how your a princess
and all. Royalty sticks together.
There you can sleep in a
beautiful conch-shell tower in the coral city. Mermen ride seahorse
cavalry all around, protecting everyone within. And mermaid shield
maidens are fierce with their harpoons and circular blue shields.
You have nothing to worry about from monsters.
But it’s a long trip, Princess. You go ahead and get ready to
sleep. I’ll wake you if
anything exciting happens. Goodnight, little one.
Moonbeam: Night, night, Papa Bear. I can’t wait to be there… I can picture it now… *falls asleep imagining the under sea world*