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Scholastic Video Collection: Danny and the Dinosaur

By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Cute stories about friendship; fun for preschoolers.

Movie NR 2005 58 minutes
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These five enjoyable stories all involve friendship between people and creatures, creatures and other kinds of creatures, and people and other people. The lessons are simple and straightforward -- even when someone seems different, they can still become a friend.

"The Island of the Skog" is a bit long, but teaches a good lesson in compassion and self-awareness. "The Beast of Monsieur Racine" is probably the oddest story. It's silly in the extreme, and contains one brief scene of particularly French cartoon mayhem. These stories are all of the usual high quality that Scholastic is known for, and will give both children and parents an opportunity to both laugh and think.

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