A small boy, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, knows and likes all of the old folks in the home next door, but his favorite is Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper she has four names, too. Hearing that she has lost her memory, he asks the old folks what a memory is ("Something from long ago" ; "Something that makes you laugh;" "Something warm;" etc.), ponders the answers, then gathers up memories of his own (seashells collected long ago last summer,...
A child, who remembers life at home before life in a concentration camp, makes toys with the women to give to the other children at the very special party they are going to have when the soldiers arrive to liberate the camp.
As his affectionate parents nourish and protect him, a plucky young puffin impatiently waits--but not without some reservations--for the day when he is "strong enough and tall enough and brave enough" to leave his nest on the rocky cliff-face and waddle off to the sea.
13) I went walking
"I went walking. What did you see? I saw a black cat looking at me." So begins a young boy's exciting adventure with a menagerie of colorful animals. And by the end of his walk, he has a zany parade following him. Children of all ages will enjoy identifying the animals and colors and signing the text. A section at the end of the DVD teaches signed vocabulary. An accompanying book is available.
"Amazing Grace. Even though her classmates discourage Grace from trying out for Peter Pan in the school play because she is black and a girl, Grace wins the part and proves that she can be anything she wants to be. Brave Irene. Irene summons up all her courage in the face of a fierce snowstorm when her mother falls ill and Irene must deliver a ball gown to the duchess. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. A small boy helps an old friend remember, when...