Weston Woods Studios
Most widely held works about Weston Woods Studios
Most widely held works by Weston Woods Studios
Man on wire ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
"On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century."--Container.
Chicka chicka boom boom ... and lots more learning fun ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
Presents four stories that combine learning with fun, including the title work, an alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
Chrysanthemum --and more Kevin Henkes stories ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Chrysanthemum: Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect - until the kids at school make fun of her. It takes a special friend to change her classmates' minds. Owen: Owen isn't happy when his parents won't let him bring Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, to school. Luckily, Owen's mother has the perfect solution. A Weekend with Wendell: Sleepovers are usually fun, but spending a weekend with Wendell is anything but fun and games. Sophie shows Wendell that, sometimes, she has to be boss, too.
Click, clack, moo, cows that type and more fun on the farm ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie needs a cloak: When Charlie's old cloak becomes torn and tattered, he spins a new one, showing how cloth is made from wool.
Where the wild things are --and other Maurice Sendak stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
Harry, the dirty dog --and more terrific tails ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Harry the dirty dog: Harry runs away before bath time. When he returns home covered in mud, his family doesn't recognize him. Officer Buckle and Gloria: When Officer Buckle tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until he's partnered with a police dog named Gloria. Angus and the ducks: A curious Scotch terrier decides to investigate the strange noise coming from the other side of the hedge.
How do dinosaurs say good night? --and more stories that rhyme ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
How do dinosaurs say good night?: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Can parents ever get them into bed? In the small, small pond: Frogs leap, tadpoles wriggle, geese waddle and minnows scatter. You'll enjoy watching this pond come to life in the spring. Zin! Zin! Zin! A violin: A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet to make a duet, until a French horn make it a trio. One by one instruments gather together for a joyous musical performance. All the colors of the Earth: Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story.
Harold and the purple crayon ... and more Harold stories ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight, so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Next Harold wants a picture for his room, soon he's bigger than a mountain. Then with his crayon, Harold takes a trip through the enchanted garden where he meets a King, a giant witch, and a fairy with one magic wish.
The Maurice Sendak library ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Animated versions of three of Maurice Sendak's books and an interview with the author.
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly --and more stories that sing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly: And no one knows why. What else can this old lady fit in her stomach? Antarctic antics: Swinging to the beat of award-winning songs, these penguins heat up the arctic with their slips, slides, swims, and glides! Musical Max: Max stops playing his instruments after everyone complains. But the peace and quiet is driving them crazy! Will Max ever be in the mood to play again?
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Good night, gorilla --and more bedtime stories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Good night, gorilla: The zookeeper makes his nightly rounds but never suspects that someone is making mischief along the way. How do dinosaurs say good night: Even dinosaurs make a fuss before bedtime. Happy birthday, moon: Little bear and the moon wish each other happy birthday. Napping house: Granny and all her critters pile on her bed for a nap.
The teacher from the Black Lagoon --and more slightly scary stories ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
The teacher from the Black Lagoon: On the first day of school, a young boy expects the worst when he discovers that his new teacher is the "monster", Mrs. Green. What's under my bed?: Mary Ann and Louie are convinced there is something scary under their beds. By the light of the Halloween moon: A spying cat, a watchful witch, a hobgoblin sprite, all are scary companions who plan to gobble up a young girl. The three robbers: Three robbers terrify the countryside until they meet an orphan girl named Tiffany.
The Snowy day --and more Ezra Jack Keats stories ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
The snowy day: Describes the silent wonder of a city snow and little Peter's delight as he slides down snowy mountains. Whistle for Willie: An animated cartoon about a boy who tries very hard to learn how to whistle so that he can call his dog like a big boy. Peter's chair: When Peter finds out that his blue furniture is being painted pink for his new baby sister, he takes the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away. Pet show: When he can't find his cat to enter in the neighborhood pet show, Archie must do some fast thinking to win a prize.
Corduroy --and more stories about friendship ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Corduroy: Corduroy tries to find his lost button, so that someone will finally take him home from the department store. Yo! Yes?: Two boys become friends and they no longer have to play alone. Here comes the cat!: A village of mice is about to be visited by a cat.
Miss Nelson has a field day ... and Miss Nelson is back ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
The football team just can't win a game. The whole town is down in the dumps - that is until the notorious Viola Swamp whips the team into shape. Miss Nelson has to have her tonsils removed and while she is away her students are up to no good. They have managed to fool the principal, but not Viola Swamp. Now the kids can't wait for Miss Nelson to return.
Strega Nona --and more Caldecott Award-winning folk tales ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Strega Nona: "Never go near my cooking pot," warns old witch Strega Nona. But does Big Anthony listen? No! Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn. What can he do with it now? Stone soup: When three soldiers come to town, all the townsfolk hide their food. If the soldiers can't find any food, what will they eat? Stone soup, of course!
Pete's a pizza and more William Steig stories ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Compilation of three video adaptations of Steig's picture books. Pete's a pizza: When Pete is in a bad mood, his parents cheer him up by making a pizza out of Pete. Doctor De Soto: Everyone's favorite mouse dentist helps a fox with a sore tooth who has plans for a the dentist after the visit. The Amazing Bone: Pearl, a piglet, befriends a talking bone she finds in the woods.
Bark, George ---and more doggie tails ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Dog lovers will delight in this Scholastic Video Collection compilation of classic canine stories. "Bark, George" is a whimsical story by Jules Feiffer about a dog that meows, oinks, and generally does everything but bark. Feiffer's simple drawings are nicely animated and viewers can't help but chuckle while watching the Veterinarian's comic efforts to cure George. "Dot the fire dog" features Lisa Desimini's original still drawings and explores just what firefighters and firedogs do all day and night. An animated "No roses for Harry" (Gene Zion) follows a cute little white dog with black spots as he cavorts and schemes to get rid of the hand-knit sweater that Grandma made for him. The DVD includes three bonus stories: Mercer Mayer's "A boy, a dog, and a frog" is a classic, wordless, real-life photography piece about a young boy's amusing attempts to catch a frog. Ezra Jack Keats' animated "Whistle for Willie" features a boy intent on learning to whistle for his dog and Marjorie Flack's "Angus lost," while a dated, real-life photography piece, nonetheless tells a charming story about the wanderings of a mischievous black Scottie dog.
The Robert McCloskey library ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Five children's stories by Robert McCloskey and Robert McCloskey talking about his work.
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Weston Woods (Firm)
Weston Woods Studios, Weston, Conn.
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