Saturday, November 30, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide: "Merry Christmas, Splat" DVD from Scholastic Storybook Treasures!

ABCD Diaries was given samples for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

It's that time of year again!  Time to start making those holiday gift lists.  Here at ABCD Diaries we'd like to make that process a little less painful:)  We will bringing you our annual Holiday Gift Guide in which we hand pick the coolest gifts for the whole family and everyone else on that gift list this year.  From now until mid-December we will be highlighting these wonderful gifts.

Today, we are bringing you a great gift idea for the little ones on your list:  "Merry Christmas, Splat" from Scholastic Storybook Treasures!



MAKE WAY FOR A NEW COLLECTION  

OF HOLIDAY DELIGHTS FROM SCHOLASTIC  

STORYBOOK TREASURES™


MERRY CHRISTMAS, SPLAT...AND MORE WINTER STORIES

  
STREET DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2013
SRP: $14.95

"Ready for this season's holiday family viewing, Merry Christmas, Splat... and More Winter Stories arrives from the nationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES™ series, which brings best-selling children's storybooks to life and promotes a love of literature. With faithful adaptations and celebrity narrations, this critically acclaimed DVD series has won hundreds of awards and sold more than 2.5 million videos.  

The DVD is packed with endearing, colorfully animated and expertly narrated tales: 
  • Merry Christmas, Splat (written and illustrated by Rob Scotton, narrated by John Keating): Splat is trying hard to be good before Santa's arrival so he can get all the presents he's dreamed of on Christmas Day!
  • Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas (written by Julia Rawlinson, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, narrated by Katherine Kellgren): It's Christmas Eve and Fletcher wonders how Santa will find his burrow through all the snow.
  • Snowflake Bentley (written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrated by Mary Azarian, narrated by Sean Astin): Willie Bentley loved and learned all about snowflakes.
  • Owl Moon (written and narrated by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr): A girl and her father search the moonlit woods for the Great Horned Owl in this carefully animated adaptation of a classic children's picture book."



What we thought:  Another great addition to the Scholastic Storybook Treasures Library!   The kiddos really enjoyed this DVD full of beautifully illustrated, holiday-themed storybooks brought to life.  Gather the whole family around the fire with some hot cocoa and this DVD for a fun-filled movie night sure to get everyone in the spirit of the holidays:)
ABCD Diaries gives "Merry Christmas, Splat" an A+! 

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