Tuesday, November 22, 2011

DVDs to Watch: Babar and Father Christmas (Product Review and Giveaway, 3 Winners)

Closed.  And the winners are: Lauren,Orangefukurou and Sharon

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Run time: 70 mins. | Street Date: November15
Summary:

In this delightful, fully animated holiday tale, Babar’s children, Arthur, Pom, Flora and Alexander write a letter to Father Christmas asking him to visit Celesteville at Christmas. But their letter never arrives because it is stolen by Babar’s Arch-enemy, Rataxes the Rhinoceros, who wants all of Santa’s toys for himself! When Babar sees his children so disappointed, he decides to make a journey in search of Father Christmas. Secretly followed by Rataxes, Babar’s adventure takes home viewers from Paris all the way to the North Pole, to the very toy shop of Father Christmas himself! Can Babar save Christmas for Celesteville? DVD bonuses include two extra episodes highlighting core family values, “A Child in the Snow” & “The Gift”, and an exclusive Babar coloring book! Watch and find out in BABAR: THE CLASSIC SERIES: BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS, a soon-to-be treasured part of every family’s home entertainment library!
Special Features:
  • Two bonus episodes, “A Child in the Snow” and “The Gift”
  • An exclusive Babar coloring book!
My Thoughts:

I simply love the holidays, especially when the holiday music begins playing non-stop on the radio, and when television channels begin showing holiday movies all day.  I remember growing up enjoying the Babar books, and reading them each week with my mom at bedtime, as well as watching the cartoon on television.  So, when I found out that they were digitally remastering these shows and adding them to DVD, I just had to get my hands on a copy of Babar and Father Christmas to share with my daughters. Even though they are too young right now to truly enjoy these movies, my oldest daughter, Savannah, couldn’t stop watching the movie, and has spent the past few days carrying around the DVD case requesting to watch it over and over again.  I was amazed at the clean and crisp picture and how well they remastered the cartoon.  Watching this movie with my daughter brought back fond memories of my childhood, which I hope to carry on with my daughters.  Having grown up with Babar, I don’t have to worry about the content of these films, which I am always leery of when viewing a new movie with my children.
If you were a fan of Babar growing up, why not introduce your child(ren) to this wonderful series with Babar and Father Christmas.  Who knows, maybe it will become a holiday favorite, like it has in our home.!

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Three lucky readers will win a copy of this DVD.  To enter, please complete the MANDATORY ENTRY first, making sure to include your email address with your comment.

Mandatory Entry:
What gets you and your family in the Christmas spirit?
 
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This giveaway will end on 11/30.  Winners will have 48 hrs. to respond to my email to claim prize.  If I don't hear from a winner within 48 hrs., I will have to choose another winner.  The contest is only open to US residents.  No PO Boxes.

Disclosure:  I was sent a copy of this DVD in order to write up an honest review.  The views above are mine and mine alone.

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  1. I think more than anyone else, I get our family into the Christmas season each year...I can't help it, I just love Christmas!

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  3. We listen to lots of Christmas music, decorate, and use holiday scents (I love my Christmas tree and Christmas cookie candles :) The kids are also big fans of Christmas crafts and baking!
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  15. Listening to christmas music gets us in the holiday spirit!

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  20. When we start to buy presents and decorations and make plans for the holidays, we get in the spirit right away!

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  35. Cooler weather and Christmas music get us in the Christmas spirit...this usually happens sometime in October. :-)

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  36. decorating Christmas Tree gets me in the Christmas spirit.
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  39. Christmas music and watching Christmas specials gets us in the Christmas spirit.
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