9/20/2011

Scholatic Storybook Treasures: SPOON ...and more stories about friendship


My First Ages 2-6 SPOON by Scholastic





THIS SEPTEMBER, SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES™ INSPIRES AND FOSTERS EARLY LITERACY – AND LOTS OF FUN – WITH THE SECOND VOLUME IN THEIR NEW “MY FIRST” COLLECTION!

In May, Scholastic debuted the “My First” series, an exciting new line of DVDs created specifically to support early literacy skills and a love of reading in the pre-and early reader.  The set, which was named a 2011 DVD of the Year by Creative Child Magazine, created such a marketplace buzz, Scholastic has put together a second collection sure to inspire and foster a love of reading in pre- and young readers.  Supporting cooperation, friendship and problem solving, MY FIRST COLLECTION VOLUME 2 FEATURING SPOON, is a value-priced 3-DVD set containing 13 adorable stories for young children that, together have won notable awards such as a Caldecott Honor, an ALA Notable Video and an  American Film Festival Blue Ribbon Award.

Comprised of three individual DVDs – SPOON…AND MORE STORIES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, DEM BONES…AND MORE SING-ALONG STORIES and THAT NEW ANIMAL…AND MORE STORIES ABOUT THE NEW BABY – toddlers are sure to be up and dancing with “Spoon”, welcoming home a new baby in “That New Animal”, singing along with the classics “Dem Bones” and “The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night” and learning about the importance of family with Mia Farrow’s beautiful narration on “I Love You Like Crazy Cakes”.  Among the other stories included are Mercer Mayer’s “A Boy, A Dog and a Frog”, Rosemary Wells’ “Otto Runs for President”, the whimsical and colorful “Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!”  and Robert McCloskey’s beloved “Blueberries for Sal”.

Among the enlightening and entertaining bonuses are a lively documentary on creating the music for “Spoon” and an interview with “Spoon” author Amy Krouse Rosenthal, an interview with “Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!” Author/illustrator Bob Barner and Scholastic’s innovative read-along, allowing children to follow along with the narrator.

Aside from being part of the MY FIRST COLLECTION VOLUME 2set, each of the DVDs will also be available individually for $12.95srp.


Format: DVD/3 Discs
Run time: Approx. 120 mins. + extras
Price: $24.95srp
Street Date: September 20

For more information on this title and any other Scholastic Storybook Treasures release, visit www.newkideo.com. Facebook: New Kideo


My Thoughts

SPOON is a story about appreciating your own gifts and talents because the grass always seems greener on the other side. Besides the featured story SPOON , one of our all time favorites is the fun anatomy story with song called Dem Bones.

That New Animal... and more stories about the new baby was a delight to watch as well. Smile for Auntie is a hoot! Blueberries for Sal brings back memories from my childhood of a time I was lost in the supermarket. All of the stories are fun to watch with your child or grandchild.  We love all of the classic stories and the vast variety of illustrations and songs.


~GAhome2mom
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Disclaimer: Loving Heart Designs received a free copy of My First Collection Vol. 2 featuring SPOON by Scholatic Storybook Treasures(www.scholastic.com)/www.newkideo.com) through Beth Blenz-Clucas of Foundry Communications. Thank you. Bookmark and Share

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