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Scholastic Video Collection: Bear Snores On

By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Charming stories of the seasons for preschoolers.

Movie NR 2005 62 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

hijon dog

the bear does indeed snore on.............. sorry if i spoiled it :)................... fyi i like mole rats.............. also have you ever watched spongebob, because i havent my parents say its to violent.

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age 4+

Bear Wants More and Bear Snores On: Two Wonderful Movies

I am only familiar with two movies of the collection, Bear Snores On, 8 min., and Bear Wants More, 9 min., and they are both wonderful. The music and illustrations are delightful. The tone of the narrator is most appropriate for children. These films may also be used as educational tools for young readers since English subtitles are optional.

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Educational value

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This is a fine collection, with a great variety of styles of storytelling and animation, making it interesting for kids and their parents as well. The "Waiting for Wings" song isn't exceptional, and many parents will wonder why the dancers in "Come On, Rain!" don't have shoes on -- after all, it takes place in the city. "Snow Cat" begins and ends with a cheery grandmother and granddaughter, but the story in between is somewhat spooky and very dark (the animation is colored lines on a black background), and some kids might get upset when the cat melts.

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