11/21/2011

Storybook Treasures: Caldecott Favorites



CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNERS HIGHLIGHT THIS AWARD-WINNING 3-VOLUME COLLECTION, PERFECT FOR GIFT GIVING!

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, and it is awarded annually by the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  On November 22, Scholastic Storybook Treasures will pay homage to this prestigious award with CALDECOTT FAVORITES, a 3-disc set featuring timeless adaptations of some of the 20th Century’s best loved children’s literature.

Highlighted by Caldecott Award winners Robert McCloskey’s “Make Way for Ducklings” (1942) and “The Snowy Day” (1963) by Ezra Jack Keats and Caldecott Honor stories “In the Small, Small Pond” and Jerry Pinkney’s “The Ugly Duckling” -- which are packaged together for the very first time in CALDECOTT FAVORITES -- the set also features modern classics such as “Bear Snores On”, “Bark George”, “The Story About Ping”, “Antarctic Antics” and more!  Featuring 20 beloved and entertaining tales across the three delightful DVD volumes – THE EZRA JACK KEATS COLLECTION, MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS…AND MORE DELIGHTFUL DUCK TALES and ANTARTIC ANTICS…AND MORE HILARIOUS ANIMAL STORIES -- the adaptations in this set were hand-picked to beautifully uphold the integrity and prestige of the storybooks awarded the Caldecott medal!

Perfect for building early reading skills, the set features the ever-popular enhanced read along function, bonus stories and Spanish versions of “The Snowy Day”, “Whistle for Wille” and “Make Way for Ducklings”.
 
Format: DVD/3 Discs
Run time: 199 mins. + extras
Price: $24.95srp


My Thoughts

The Caldecott Favorites features over three hours on a 3-DVD Collection for you and your children. Why not, make family time enjoyable while watching classic favorites: The Ugly Duckling, The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge. Each story features the popular read-along option which can aid in teaching your child how to read. My daughter's reading skills have improved tremendously with the read-along feature.

~GAhome2mom http://www.lovingheartdesigns.com
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