Holiday Gift Guide: Scholastic Storybook Treasures

Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics 

Already a highly-acclaimed, family-approved and award-winning best-seller, the TREASURY OF 100 STORYBOOK CLASSICS is being re-released just in time for the holiday season with a new read-along activity book!  Some of the best-loved tales in children's literature are assembled in this unprecedented collection of 100 classic, award-winning storybooks on 16 DVDs nearly 20 hours of quality entertainment for kids and parents alike, value-priced at $99.95srp.  In addition, Scholastic's innovative read-along function on each story highlights the words as they're read, allowing children to follow the narrator, supporting early literacy skills and encouraging a love of reading.  

From the Maurice Sendak classic Where the Wild Things Are to the beloved adventures of Curious George and Corduroy, the set features works by some of the most acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators including: Ezra Jack Keats, H.A. Rey, Kevin Henkes, Doreen Cronin and Robert McCloskey, just to name a few.   With celebrity narrators such as Meryl Streep, Sarah Jessica Parker, Forest Whitaker, Cyndi Lauper, and many more, this new collection, which also includes a full-color activity book and 15 additional stories in Spanish and the French version of Where the Wild Things Are, is certain to be treasured for years to come!  

Run Time: 19 hrs., 6 mins.
Format: DVD/16 Discs
Price: $99.95srp 


Letters and numbers have never been more fun than in the 2-disc Scholastic Storybook Treasures set featuring adaptations of the family favorites CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM and CHICKA CHICKA 123. 

Both lead stories have been wonderfully adapted from Bill Martin, Jr.’s award-winning and best-selling books, and features animation of Lois Ehlert’s colorful illustrations and jaunty, infectious sing-along soundtracks from Crystal Taliefero.  And with the addition of such classics such as Blueberries for Sal and Emily’s First 100 Days of School, this set, containing more than two-hours of edu-tainment, is certain to sharpen young minds in the most enjoyable of ways! 

Run Time: 2 hrs., 9 mins.
Format: DVD/2 Discs
Price: $19.95srp ea.

About Weston Woods Studios
Weston Woods® Studios, a division of Scholastic Media, is the leading creator of audiovisual adaptations of classic children’s picture books.  Serving the school and library market as a supplemental educational resource, Weston Woods has brought such cherished films as Where the Wild Things Are  and Make Way for Ducklings to generations of children. These best-loved stories are offered through retailers on DVD, as SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES,
distributed by New Video.  For more information visit us at
About Scholastic
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys. The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company’s Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.  

 My Thoughts...

My family and I have purchased wonderful books from Scholastic for over a decade. We are a homeschool family and we often bought books to use in our homeschool library. My four year old daughter now gets to read all the books that we have collected since the early 1990's. lol 

We were so excited to be allowed to review these wonderful award-winning classic stories on DVD. As a family, we have all huddled together to watch them. We love it! I believe these DVD's would make a great gift for any family and for any occasion. 

The winner is ... pulled your number out of a hat: 

mamawj said... 152
main entry: I love the Hans Christian Anderson Collection too just wonderful books, thanks my grandson would so much enjoy this set. happy holidays sewitupjulie@gmail.com Congratulations mamawj #152. 

A special thanks to Scholastic for sponsoring this contest. This contest is open to the US only! This contest ends on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 11:59 PM EST. The winner will be chosen by random selection and emailed within a few days. The winner has 48 hrs. to reply or another reader will be chosen.  Your prize will be sent by Scholastic. Thank you. 

Disclaimer: Thanks to Scholastic for providing  free samples of the CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM and CHICKA CHICKA 123, and Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics for review.

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