Do you know someone who loves stories? We just got a great set of picture book classics on DVD. Reading along and listening is a great tool for early literacy, and builds confidence and enthusiasm in budding book-lovers. We have many of these books at the library in print, too. Why not give these DVDs of picture book favourites a try?
Harold draws a moon with his special purple crayon, draws a magical picture for his room, and uses his purple crayon to go to an enchanted kingdom; a prince disguises himself to be closer to a princess.
Don’t let the pigeon stay up late: One stubborn pigeon is not going to bed — Knuffle Bunny free: Trixie and her family set off to visit her grandparents, but Knuffle Bunny has other ideas — Edwina: Everyone loves Edwina except for a know-it-all who tries to convince everyone that dinosaurs are extinct.
Chicka chicka boom boom: The letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree.
Five creatures: In a house filled with two parents, one girl, and two cats, counting has never been so much fun.
Wild about books: Librarian Molly McGrew introduces a zoo full of animals to reading and they go simply wild about books.
Inch by inch: To avoid getting eaten, a resourceful inchworm must figure out how to measure a nightingale’s song.
Blueberries for Sal: A little girl and a little bear mix up their mothers while picking blueberries.
A story, a story: Ananse the Spider Man climbs up to the sky to buy stories from the Sky God in this African folk tale.
Millions of cats: A gentle old man searches for one cat for his lonely wife, but returns with “millions and billions and trillions” of cats.
Curious George gets a new bicycle; a mouse uses a magic potion to become something else; a woman tries to get rid of a family of rats; a lion seeks the truth behind a tall tale.
A nervous Splat finds his first day at Cat School much better than he expected; depicts the story of a mouse family who go on a family picnic and discover that one little mouse has been left behind; Hondo the dog gets to go to the beach and play with his friend Fred, while Fabian the cat spends the day at home; Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents.