Monday, November 21, 2011

Holiday Gift Giving Guide 2011 -- CALDECOTT FAVORITES, a 3-disc set featuring timeless adaptations of some of the 20th Century’s best loved children’s literature (Product Review)



Type:    DVD/3 Discs
Catalog #:  NNVG253921
Running Time:  199 minutes + extras
Genre:  Kids’/Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo


Summary:

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!

BONUS FEATURES
  • Innovative Read Along Function
  • Bonus Stories
  • Spanish versions of “The Snowy Day”, “Whistle for Wille” and “Make Way for Ducklings”.