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Goodnight Moon - Read Aloud
Goodnight Moon - Read Aloud
Clip 1:56 Goodnight Moon - Written by Margaret Wise Brown,illustrated by Clement Hurd. A highly acclaimed example of a bedtime story, about a child saying goodnight to everything around:'Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon. Goodnight light, and the red balloon.'..
Stellaluna - Picture Book
Stellaluna - Picture Book
Clip 11:01 Stellaluna a children's picture book by author Jannell Cannon, narrated by Pamela Reed for Storyline online brought to you by the Screen Actors Guild foundation. A mother fruit bat loves her baby called Stellaluna. When the two are attacked by an owl, Stellaluna is knocked out of her mother's safe embrace, and then lands in a bird's nest filled with three baby birds named Pip, Flitter and Flap. Listen to the adventure of Stellaluna and the kindness of the mother bird that let Stellaluna be part of the family even though she is different from her the other babies. Stellaluna and her mother are happily reunited and Stellaluna finally understands why she is so different. Story start at :10 seconds.
Mr. Gloomingdale's Downpour - Read Aloud Book
Mr. Gloomingdale's Downpour - Read Aloud Book
Books/Stories 7:14 New Zealand author and illustrator Andrew Conlan reads his wonderful children's picture book Mr. Gloomingdale's Downpour. Mr. Gloomingdale has been grumpy for so long that he can't even remember why he was in a bad mood in the first place. When he wishes for sunshine and light to go away and leave him to be gloomy, his wish backfires in a way that he doesn't expect! A charming illustrated story for all children starring an endearingly grouchy character that learns a valuable lesson about helping others.
The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter
Clip 5:35 Children's story read and animated by Tim Bulkeley The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher is a children's book, written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. Jeremy Fisher is a frog who lives in a "slippy-sloppy" house at the edge of a pond. One rainy day he collects worms for fishing, and sets off across the pond on his lily-pad boat. He plans to invite his friends for dinner if he catches more than five minnows. He encounters all sorts of setbacks to his goal, and escapes a large trout who tries to swallow him. He swims for shore, decides he will not go fishing again, and hops home.
The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck by Beatrix Potter
Story 7:56 Jemima is a domestic duck whose eggs are routinely collected by the farmer's wife, she believed Jemima a poor sitter. Jemima searches for a place away from the farm where she can hatch her eggs,and confides her woes to a suave fox who invites her to nest in a shed at his home. Jemima accepts, little realizing her danger: the fox plans to have roast duck. Kep, a collie on the farm, discovers Jemima's whereabouts and rescues her just in time. Potter indicated the tale was a revision of "Little Red Riding Hood" with Jemima, the fox, and the collie dog parallels to the fairy tale's heroine, wolf, and woodcutter. Jemima, Kep, the farmer's wife and her two children were all modelled on real world individuals at Potter's Hill Top farm.