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Mr. Bloom's Nursery TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fun gardening series teaches kids about sustainability.
Network: YouTube
(2011)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube
(2015)
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Mister Maker Comes To Town TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fun visits from expert inspire preschoolers to get creative.
Network: YouTube
(2010)
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Short Stories - Cuentidubi App Poster Image
age 4+
Bilingual version of classic tales; no sound, some errors.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Let's Read App Poster Image
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age 4+
Story recording is static but easy to use for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kindness saves unfriendly street in fun holiday story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sparkle Stories App Poster Image
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age 4+
Soothing stories for kids who need calm.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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The Mermaid Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Delightful retelling of Goldilocks as undersea mermaid tale.
By Jan Brett
(2017)
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Beauty and the Beast: Perfect Match App Poster Image
age 4+
Matching fun slowed with too many in-app purchase prompts.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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My WonderBooks App Poster Image
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age 4+
Multilingual library, lovely visuals for classic kids' lit.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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The Magic Hat Shop Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, whimsical tale of magic hats transforming town.
By Sonja Wimmer
(2016)
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic tale given new, thoughtful ending and exquisite art.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2017)
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Cinnamon Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful art distinguishes Indian-style princess tale.
By Neil Gaiman
(2017)
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MIXUP picture book App Poster Image
age 4+
Tying familiar stories in knots is fun but a bit threadbare.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Julie's Greenroom TV Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful series teaches young kids about performance arts.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Leave Me Alone! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Granny treks off to knit in peace in funny modern folktale.
By Vera Brosgol
(2016)
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Hopster: Kids TV, Nursery Rhymes, Music, Fun Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, curated content with monthly fee; only light learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Read Me Stories - Children's books App Poster Image
age 4+
Original stories have good reading support but ho-hum plots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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The Whisper Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Entrancing art invites readers to write their own stories.
By Pamela Zagarenski
(2015)
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