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Product Type: Videos
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Holidays

 


1995 Award
The Country Mouse and the City Mouse
(Sony $9.95 Score:) Young Emily, a country mouse (who happens to sing country music), takes off for the city for a Christmas visit with her sophisticated cousin, Alexander, the city mouse. Based on Aesop's fable, this gem is performed by Crystal Gayle and John Lithgow. Closed-captioned. 4-8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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1995 Awards
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(Sony $9.95 Score:) Who better than Walter Mathau to narrate the tale of the grumpy, cold-hearted curmudgeon whose ways are changed by the spirit of giving and loving in the Christmas season? 4-8. The Grinch (Universal ***), the Jim Carey version, is way too scary for very young children. The explosions and destruction of Whoville, for example, were way over the top for preschoolers. School-aged kids will enjoy the elaborate set and Carey's extremely dark and Grinchy portrayal.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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1995 Award
Sesame Street Celebrates Around the World
(Sony $14.95 Score:) If you lived in Portugal you would celebrate the New Year by making wishes and eating 12 grapes, one for every month of the year. With music and humor, Big Bird and friends introduce viewers to children and customs in many parts of the world. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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1996 Awards
Spot's Magical Christmas
(Disney $12.99 Score:) It's almost Christmas and Santa's sleigh is lost! Two of Santa's reindeer enlist Spot and his friends to help them find it. Lucky Spot not only spots the sleigh, he gets a magical ride to Santa's workshop! A charmer! Closed-captioned. 2-6.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1996.

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2004 Award
Bob the Builder: A Christmas to Remember
(HIT Entertaiment $14.99 Score:) Bob's brother Tom is coming home for the holidays and Bob is thrilled. But Bob is busier than ever getting the city lights, tree, and park ready for the Christmas concert. Tom misses the last boat, but all's well that ends well. Sir Elton John is a featured guest, appearing as an animated character in the show. 50 mins.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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1995 Award
Shalom Sesame Chanukah
(Children's Television Worksho $19.95 Score:) From the Israeli version of Sesame Street, this lively video celebrates the Festival of Lights and includes a funny send-up of "Wheel of Fortune" called "Dreidel of Fortune," starring Lavana White. The count is doing his thing in English and Hebrew. 3-8. Also, for Passover: Jerusalem Jones and the Lost Afikoman and The Aleph-Bet Telethon.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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2005 Award
Angelina Ballerina, The Show Must Go On
(HIT Entertaiment $12.99 Score:) It's Christmas in Mouseland and Angelina wanted to be the star of the show. But, alas, she dances better than she sings and ends up cast as the mean old stepmother in Cinderella. This is the first feature-length special (50 mins.) and the best of this year's Angelina videos. 48.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2005.

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