Scholastic Curious George Language Learning Collection **GIVEAWAY** (Rafflecopter)

Language Learning Collection: Curious George (Jorge el curioso)

If you have ever wanted a relaxed way to teach yourself or your child a second language, Scholastic Storybook Treasures has just come out with a DVD series just for you:  The (NEW!) Language Learning Collection featuring Curious George (Jorge el curioso), Harry the Dirty Dog and Chato.  National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15th through October 15th, and this series would be a perfect accompaniment for a celebration of Hispanic heritage.

The collection contains beautifully illustrated, award-winning stories from Scholastic in both English and Spanish.  These stories have won 20 awards including the prestigious Caldecott Medal, ALA Notable, and Pura Belpré Honor.  The 3 DVD set includes:

  • Curious George Rides a Bike (Jorge, el monito ciclista)
  • Chrysanthemum (Crisantemo)
  • Amazing Grace (La maravillosa Grace)
  • Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears (Por que los mosquitos zumban en los oidos de la gente)
  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (Silvestre y la piedracita magica)
  • The Dot (El punto)
  • Chato’s Kitchen  (Chato y su cena)
  • Chato and the Party Animals  (Chato y los amigos pachangueros)
  • Harry the Dirty Dog  (Harry, el Perrito Sucio)
  • Panama  (Que Bonito es Panama)

Each story is available in Spanish narration with Spanish and English ‘Read-Along’ and English narration with Spanish and English ‘Read-Along’.  Narrators include Cheech Marin, Luis Guzman, and many others.  Scholastic even has a printable coloring page available to accompany this DVD. 

For non-Spanish listeners, I recommend watching the English narration with Spanish Read-Along first before moving to the Spanish narration with English (or even Spanish) Read-Along feature.  I LOVE the Read-Along feature that Scholastic has available on their DVDs.  It promotes reading and language skills without the kids even realizing they are learning!  (It can be turned off, too

Scholastic does a terrific job of bringing the story illustrations to life, adding background music, accompaniment music, and sounds to highlight a detail or enhance the story.  This DVD collection is available at Scholastic for $24.95 beginning August 30th, 2011.

Don’t forget to check out the other amazing publications that Scholastic has available to enhance your personal library.  You can search the selections by age, favorite character, book title, subject and author.  If you want to learn sign language, they even have DVDs available for learning sign language while listening to your favorite stories.

Check out for more information and to order your DVDs.  I know you will find something you will love.



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    Ann Fudge Cluck says:


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    My daughter would love this.

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    We love books at our house!

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    These are great now that the kids are starting to learn Spanish in Elementary school. Thanks!
    jackievillano at gmail dot com

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    teressa oliver says:

    this is a great way to brush up on my Spanish while my child learns
    teressaoliver at gmail dot com

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    Thanks for the opportunity! This grandma love’s her some new books for the grandkids new room!

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    Rae Henderson says:

    hola! Quiero ganar

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    Sherry S. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. You can never have to many books.

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    NW Homesteader says:

    I would love these books for my kids :)

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    i ♥ curious george!

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    Rebekah Mercier says:

    I always love to get new books for my four kids. My youngest LOVES George.

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    Shannon Barnes Arndt says:

    we love curious george!

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    My kids love Curious George! Their dad is Puerto Rican (speaks fluent Spanish) and we’ve been trying to figure out a way to teach them the language.

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    always looking for new books!

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    Daily Woman says:

    These would be great for my son he loves books and Curious George. So ++

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    Jamee Wojtanowicz says:

    My daughter loves Curious George – she would love these books!

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    my kids love Curious George this would be perfect!

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    I’d like to win.

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    love your giveaways……

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    Corinne Lockie says:

    My kids have are at the pefect age to introduce this!

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    My son would love this.

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    I’d love to win this for my girl/boy due in December.
    I like that it’s bilingual so my kid can be super smart. =P

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    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

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