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V1223

Planting a Rainbow

This very colourful program tells how a child and mother plant a variety of seeds in a rainbow of colours in their flower garden and watch them grow. From the book by Lois Ehlert, viewers see that her vibrant, stylized artwork brings to life the cyclical excitement of planting and picking flowers...

V1221

No Roses for Harry

Fashion-conscious Harry the dog faces a dilemma in this story. Grandma gave Harry a comfortable rose-covered sweater for a gift, but Harry does not like wearing flowers. After making several unsuccessful attempts to lose the sweater, his luck finally changes. A bird tugs on a loose thread, unrave...

V4804

The Dot

This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.

V526

John McCrae's War: In Flanders Fields

The First World War's terrible Second Battle of Ypres has just broken out in Belgium. Canadian troops, stationed along the Yser canal, are under heavy fire and the number of casualties is mounting. Among the dead is Alexis Helmer, killed early on the morning of May 2, 1915 - the victim of a direc...

V6667

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone in the town of Napville. But whenever he tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until the day the Napville Police Department buys a police dog named Gloria, who has her own way of demonstrating safety tips. Based on the Caldecott Medal ...

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