Wednesday, September 21, 2011

New release: Scholastic Storybook Treasures DVD ‘Chrysanthemum... and More Whimsical Stories'

New Kideo release
Today is the official nationwide DVD release of Kevin Henkes’ award-winning perennial classic, CHRYSANTHEMUM, which headlines the value-priced collection of Scholastic Storybook Treasures,’ CHRYSANTHEMUM…AND MORE WHIMSICAL STORIES’ compiled for the first time by New Kideo

A perfect choice for toddlers and kids, CHRYSANTHEMUM…AND MORE WHIMSICAL STORIES provides over three hours of entertaining content featuring some of the most memorable critters originally created for the pages of  picture books.

Positive story themes abound in this collection that supports important developmental tracks such as self-esteem, growth and change. 

The three individual DVDs include: CHRYSANTHEMUM…AND MORE MOUSE MAYHEM,  IS YOUR MAMA A LLAMA?...AND MORE CLASSIC CHILDREN’S STORIES, and RAPUNZEL…AND MORE CLASSIC FAIRY TALES, – all total these DVDs feature 17 endearing stories that have been honored with more than 25 prestigious awards, including the Caldecott Honor and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video. 

 The 180-minutes of entertainment (plus extras) feature storybook classics that include not only  Chrysanthemum,” but “Make Way for Ducklings”, “Owen”, “Is Your Mama a Llama?” “Noisy Nora”, “A Weekend with Wendell”,“Princess Furball” ,“The Caterpillar and the Polliwog”, “Hondo and Fabian”, “Lon Po Po,” “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”, “Read to Your Bunny” “The Little Red Hen”, and more – all expertly narrated by noted actors including Danny Glover, Meryl Streep, and Sarah Jessica Parker to name a few.

As always, Scholastic Storybook Treasures DVDs encourage a love for reading for pre and early readers with a special embedded read-along function.

Bonuses include Spanish versions of “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog”, “Is Your Mama a Llama?”, “Owen” “Noisy Nora”, and the featurette, “A Visit with Rosemary Wells”

List price for CHRYSANTHEMUM…AND MORE WHIMSICAL STORIES’ is $24.95 with current best available price from CD Universe for $18.10.

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