April’s DVD and Book Product #Roundup 2019

I get products sent to me daily to try out. I unfortunately don’t have time to do a post for each item that I get to review. So I want to make sure these items get seen and learned about. The only other solution I could see to do is to do a April’s DVD and Book Product Roundup 2019 on the products I like and want my readers to know about. I hope you enjoy these as much as I and my other reviewers did.

PAW Patrol: Ultimate Rescue DVD includes the following episodes:

  • Pups Save the Royal Kitties – After the Royal Kitties are kidnapped on their way to Adventure Bay, Ryder needs all the pups to help Chase investigate this case in an Ultimate Police Rescue.
  • Pups Save the Tigers – When searching for the elusive rumble top tigers, the Turbots fall into a cave deep inside a volcano. The PAW Patrol complete a paratrooper style rescue from Skye’s Ultimate copter in this Ultimate Aviator Rescue.
  • Pups Save the Movie Monster! – After the envious Mayor Humdinger tries to commandeer Adventure Bay’s mechanical movie monster, the pups must join Marshall for an Ultimate Fire Rescue to stop the fireball breathing robot.
  • Pups Save a Swamp Creature – When something goes wrong on the swamp tour, it’s Zuma and his Ultimate Swamp Vehicle to the rescue!
  • Pups and the Hidden Golden Bones – Everything is shaking and breaking beneath Adventure Bay, so Ryder needs Rocky to lead the pups on an Ultimate Fix-it Rescue.

In the first episode, Caillou Visits the Doctor, Caillou is reluctant to let the doctor check his ear infection because his last trip to the doctor didn’t go well. This time, Caillou takes his trusty dinosaur to the doctor to protect him. In the episode Caillou’s Check Up, it’s time for Caillou’s first trip to visit the dentist. Caillou is excited for the adventure until his cousin Leo tells him some terrible stories about dentists. Will Caillou keep his appointment? Other episodes featured on this DVD include Calling Dr. Caillou, Caillou is Sick, Caillou Hurts Himself and Get Well Mr. Hinkle.

Enjoy this Easter special adventure based on the classic picture book that has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, written by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram and published by Walker Books. When Little Nutbrown Hare sees a pure white fawn shining and dancing in the moonlight his friends think he’s making it up. They venture through the woody woods in the next valley, down the streamy stream and pass the rocky rocks to find her but as their doubt grows, she is right there hiding on the patches of white snow, thinking it’s a big game of hide and seek. She promises to visit them on Easter Day making Easter that much more special for all.

Each day, Captain Fleeker, First Officer Flo, and Junior Boomer encounter something that sparks their curiosity, setting in motion the day’s research “project” and triggering an exciting adventure! In Project Egg Hunt, the Floogals mistakenly think Mom and Dad Hooman have accidentally dropped candy eggs in the garden when in fact they have placed them there on purpose to create an egg hunt for their kids. The Floogals think they are being helpful and tidy up the eggs! Once the Floogals realize their mistake, they must get all the eggs back on the ground before the kids arrive so their fun day won’t be ruined. Adventure is everywhere they go. They’re the Floogals! 3, 2, 1, let’s go!

Munki and Trunk: Ain’t no mountain high enough, river wide enough, or banana big enough to tear these two apart! Our brave, curious monkey and big-hearted elephant live together in the jungle, as children imagine it: a playground with vines to swing on, trampoline mushrooms to bounce on, and a crew of jungle buddies to share endless adventures. Munki and Trunk explore their world together, facing fears, having fun and helping friends in a comedy adventure that’s brim-full of heart, and built on a bedrock of friendship.

Includes 8 tree-crashing, rock-smashing, water-splashing, fruit-mashing episodes!
In this thrilling family adventure, a teen boy adopts and hatches a baby T. rex, but then must rescue the creature from a mad scientist who wants to clone a whole new breed of dinosaurs.

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It’s time for A to Z with Sesame! Little ones will love to learn their ABCs with classics such as “The Beetles Perform Letter B”, and “C is for Cookie”, plus animation, parodies, and the best from recent seasons covering all 26 letters.
Celebrating the alphabet alongside their furry friends are Norah Jones duetting with the letter Y, Tori Kelly trying a little kindness, and Pharrell Williams belting it out for the letter B. Maya Angelou stops by to talk hugs, Sheryl Crow helps “I”, soak up some sun, and Ricky Gervais attempts a lullaby.
Did you ever hear the joke about the doctor, accountant, and lawyer going in a bar to discuss their estate plans? The reason you ve never heard the joke is because people don t discuss their wills, trusts and legacies. Until now. Becoming One of the Grateful Dead: Where there s a will, there s a way shares a baker s dozen of stories about how people give away their dough. Think Chicken Soup for the Fate of One s Soul, children, money, possessions and hopes for the future. This book is for people who believe that the state they live in will not make better choices about what happens to their worldly good and children than they will. After every story, there is a section for fundraisers and a section for donors. Why fundraisers? Two reasons: A planned gift is approximately two hundred times an annual gift and according to Giving USA, 5% of all donations are from corporations, 9% from planned gifts. Bottom line: Dead people give more than corporations, yet who do nonprofits approach? The most over-fished pond: corporations Weisman believes that whether you are uber rich or drive for Uber, you can make a difference in this life and the next. Hence the lessons learned section for donors. The people range from the great granddaughter of a slave who works as a cleaning lady to a multi-millionaire oil man. Some of the stories are Oscar Wilde-witty, some are poignant, and some are laugh out loud funny. Almost everyone who has read this book has made changes to their estate plan. It is a fresh look at what you can do now to leave a legacy that makes you proud.

Let’s face it: no one ever knows what sort of present to get their dad, whether it’s his birthday, Chanukah, Christmas, Father’s Day, or even just a little nudge to remind him you care. And you’ll probably just get him a book anyway. So what to do?

Well the one solution to this perennial problem is here. This Is the Book You Give Your Dad is the fitting purchase for Dad, no matter the occasion. This paper-over-board little illustrated gift book is brimming with wit and wisdom—just like dad!—including how to give a toast for any occasion and a quick history of the polo shirt and the periodic table of beer and even ideal lawn mowing patterns. There’s even a customizable dedication page where you can add a personal touch. While the advice, tips, and how-to’s in the book range from practical to humorous the information is sure to please Dad’s aesthetic taste.

Before the inspired nonsense of Monty Python, David Letterman and the Far Side, there were Droodles. With a few squiggles in a simple square, these clever drawings created absurd scenes like “Ship arriving too late to save a drowning witch” (used by Frank Zappa as an album cover), “Octopus signaling for a left turn” and “Clam with buck teeth.” And they were all the creation of one brilliant and unpredictable man: Roger Price.

At the height of their popularity in the mid-1950s, fans enjoyed the Droodles TV show, a Droodles daily newspaper column, Droodles magazine features, Droodles cocktail napkins, even Droodles in ads for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Like hula hoops, drive-in movies and UFOs, Droodles were one of the biggest fads of the 1950s.

Now Droodles make their triumphant return to delight a new generation that can use some laughs. The Ultimate Droodles Compendium includes every one of Roger Price’s 352 most famous Droodles in delightful new full-quality reproductions, with Price’s inspired text and quirky footnotes. There’s more: a Roger Price/Droodles reminiscence by beloved media critic Leonard Maltin, a full history of Roger Price and Droodles by Emmy-winning writer Fritz Holznagel, and comments from comedy legend Carl Reiner, Boing Boing’s Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair, and others.

Our culture makes it so that even the most organized and efficient among us feels the pressure of the ticking clock and the possibility and regret of missing out. Modern life has evolved in a way that sets us up for stress, pressure, and overload. New norms and attitudes tap into deeply-wired psychological impulses that make it harder than ever to take control of your time. Many of us also have innate personality traits that make the struggle even worse.

No wonder time can become a tyrant that leaves us chronically stressed and discontented. Unlock an approach to life that bestselling author Valorie Burton calls “living timelessly.” You will come to understand

1) the gradual changes that have led us to a place where having too much to do and too little time to do it is the norm,

2) the vision for what it could look like if you were free from the stress of time and how to blast through the obstacles to those possibilities, and

3) the practical steps to choosing the meaningful over the urgent so that your life is unhurried yet purposeful and reflects the values and impact that are unique to you.

The world Annette Hines knew exploded when her infant daughter Elizabeth was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease–a degenerative, life-limiting illness. Annette’s joy quickly turned to apprehension and she knew nothing would ever be the same again.

Butterflies and Second Chances is the inspiring true story of a mother’s special needs journey, and her struggle to secure the best possible life for her child in the face of bureaucratic resistance and marital crisis. It is a story of sacrifice, dedication, and the life-altering adjustments a special needs parent has to make when confronted with the unthinkable. But most of all, it’s about love and an extraordinary mother-daughter relationship that flourished without words in the darkest shadows of adversity.

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