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 June’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.
An ancient Chinese artifact has been stolen by a villainous archaeologist named Dexter. With the help of his Lemming friends, Norm must keep his word and embark on a journey across the world to help recover the artifact for the people of China.
Llama Llama springs to life in these heart-warming tales based on the award-winning book series by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney.
Join Llama Llama, Nelly Gnu, Luna Giraffe, Euclid the Sheep and Gilroy Goat as they explore their safe, friendly hometown and make childhood memories. On this DVD, join Llama Llama as he camps, boats, floats and swims his way through his BEST summer ever!
Adventure and learning awaits with Llama Llama and pals!
It’s a Sonic you haven’t seen before: an ensemble comedy that pokes fun at action-adventure storytelling, but still manages to deliver plenty of adrenaline! Wherever he goes and whatever he’s up against, Sonic the Hedgehog is aided by his sidekick, Tails, and his friends Knuckles, Amy, and Sticks and, of course, attacked by his arch nemesis, Dr. Eggman.
On this action-packed DVD, join Sonic and the gang as they accept a dare from Dr. Eggman. Tag along with Sonic and Knuckles as they enter a game show. Find out what happens when Sonic’s status as the town’s biggest hero is threatened, and so much more. Includes 8 Sonic-Powered Episodes!
After losing her parents in a car accident, Okko goes to live in the countryside with her grandmother, who runs a traditional Japanese inn built on top of an ancient spring said to have healing waters. While she goes about her chores and prepares to become the inn’s next caretaker, Okko discovers that there are spirits who live there that only she can see – not scary ones, but welcoming ghosts who keep her company, play games and help her navigate her new environment.
Teaching your little brother his first word dibs is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents’ bed to a real airplane to the White House. What’s next? Calling dibs on the moon? Sure enough, Julian’s little brother, Clancy, calls dibs on NASA and blasts off into space! Julian is glad to have Earth all to himself…at first. But Julian begins to miss Clancy. Can he harness the power of dibs to rescue his little brother? This humorous take on sibling rivalry is by Laura Gehl, author of the hilarious picture book I Got a Chicken for My Birthday.
What creatures are found deep down?
Are waves in the ocean like waves in the bathtub?
Find out with Baby Oceanographer!
Can ants live in space?
Can plants grow in space?
Find out with Baby Astronaut!
Children are often told by many different people about what toys they’re supposed to play with, what interests they should have, and who they should be simply because of their gender. This stereotype-breaking book invites children to examine what they’re told “boy” and “girl” activities are and encourages them to play with whatever they want to and to be exactly who they are! This book is published in partnership with GLAAD to accelerate LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptance.
There’s a Monkey in My Backpack! by Don M. Winn is the story of Anna, a dyslexic third-grade student, who has to deal with an unusual companion — a monkey who can make school very difficult for her, but who also provides her with many unsuspected advantages.
The SEN Superpowers series celebrates the positive traits associated with a range of common SEN (Special Education Needs) conditions, boosting the confidence and strength-awareness of children with those conditions, while also allowing for better understanding and positivity among their peers. Each book includes a page of discussion points about the story, a page of tips for how to boost abilities (inclusive for children with and without special educational needs), and, finally, a further page of notes for parents and teachers. The books feature a dyslexic-friendly font to encourage accessibility and inclusivity for all readers.
Someone has been stealing food from Snowball, the classroom pet bunny! Can Izzy use her SEN Superpowers to track down the culprit and save the day? SEN Superpowers: The Classroom Mystery explores the topic of ADHD with an empowering story and adorable illustrations.
Grace and the Musical Willow Tree is another story in The Musical Adventures series and represents Summer — where Grace and Arco meet Curly, a violin maker. They all have a summer picnic under the Willow Tree and experience something magical…
Throughout Grace’s adventures, she, and her crew, learn about the wonderful things that happen when you compose songs, play instruments, sing, and listen to all kinds of music.
The Musical Adventures series represents one of four seasonal stories, where a grace note is transformed into a little girl who, then, goes on to make new musical friends. Throughout Grace’s adventures, she, and her crew, learn about the magical things that happen when you create, play instruments, sing, and listen to all kinds of music.
Hey Kids! Guess what? Ken and Paul have teamed up to give you some great information about fire safety. The fact is, this kind of disaster can happen anywhere, at any time. That’s a scary thought. But here’s another fact: the better prepared you are, the safer you will be! That’s why we want to teach you, your brothers & sisters, and your friends the best way to prevent fires, stay safe if there is a fire, and what to do to help others if a fire happens.
After you finish the fun games in this book, check out the wrap-up section in the back of the book with your parents or any adult who you like…
Have fun reading, writing, coloring, and problem solving.