This is volume One of a 2-DVD set featuring nine classic tales. Beautifully animated with fidelity to Potter's watercolor style; each briefly introduced by a breathtaking dramatization of the author in the rustic setting which inspired her sketches. The animated stories of Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Samuel Whiskers and friends are backed by magical symphonic music that wraps this experience in childhood morality tales and natural fantasy world like ribbons of silver and gold. Volume One includes the following stories: 1) The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny - Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, the world's most famous rabbits, find mischief in Mr. McGregor's garden. (26 min.) 2) The Tale of Mr. Tod - Peter and Benjamin track a wily badger to Mr. Tod's hideout after Tommy Brock kidnaps the Flopsy Bunnies. (26 min.), 3) The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse - This perennial children's favorite is the charming tale of a city mouse and a country mouse who trade visits. (26 min.), 4) The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher - While seeking her handkerchiefs, Lucie meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and learns of Jeremy's eventful fishing trip. (26 min); and 5) The Tailor of Gloucester - Potter's own favorite is the story of an old tailor and the secret helpers who make a magnificent coat for him. (27 min)
Media ID: 61292
Length: 131 Min.
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Level: EC-I

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult