Scholastic Storybook Treasures
Have you checked out the Scholastic Storybook Treasures series yet? These are short movies of your favorite picture books told in differening animation styles. Many have recieved the ALA Carnegie Medal for excellence in Children's video. Some DVDs in the series also include a "read-along" feature for beginning readers. It's an great choice if your looking to expand your child's exposure to literature. Some of our favorites:
The Pigeon finds a hot dog [videodisc]: and more stories by Mo Willems — Author Mo Willems voices the pigeon in the title story. Special features includes a read-along story and an interview with the author.
Runaway Ralph [videodisc] by Beverly Clearly — This is the Mouse and the Motorcycle after school specials from when you were a kid starring Fred Savage.
Good night, gorilla [videodsic]: and more bedtime stories — A great way to get in a bedtime story! Also includes How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight and Happy Birthday Moon
Chrysanthemum [videodisc] and more Kevin Henkes stories — Kevin Henkes classic mouse stories are read by actresses Meryl Streep, Sarah Jessica Parker and Mary Beth Hurt.