Stellaluna DVD **GIVEAWAY**

If you love to compare books with movies, Scholastic now offers Stellaluna.  Based on the children’s book by Janell Cannon, this animated story follows the adventures of a young, seemingly-orphaned fruit bat named Stellaluna who is adopted by a family of birds.  How different she is from her adopted siblings!  But, will their differences end their friendship?  This story can help kids learn to appreciate their uniquenesses.  What a great message!  It also teaches, in a subtle, but fun way, the difference between bats and birds.  By the end of the story, my children could identify a handful of differences between a fruit bat and a bird.  Good science content!

The animation, music and extra features in this movie make it a top-quality investment.  I recommend you read the book, then spend some time snuggling and watching the movie.  Make comparisons and emphasize any lessons (science, life) that you want your children to remember.  This movie would also fit well in a unit study about bats, especially fruit basts.

Features with this DVD include: On Screen Read-Along, On Screen Sing-Along Feature and an Activity Booklet found in the DVD case which includes a crossword, a maze and two coloring pages.  This DVD is the winner of Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, Newport Beach Film Festival Outstanding Achievement in Family Entertainment Award and iParenting Media Award.  It is 41 minutes in length, plus extras.  It is rated G and recommended for ages 2-8.  (Although, my 10-year-old loved it!)

Another exciting resource from Scholastic includes The James Marshall Fairytale Collection which includes new renditions of six well known and not-so-well-known fairy tales.  It is available for $14.95 from Scholastic!  Thank you, Scholastic, for all the amazing resources you provide to benefit parents, teachers and children.  We love Scholastic!

BUY IT! Available for $12.95 from New Kideo. Plus, receive 20% off your entire order when you enter the discount code NEWKIDEO20 at checkout.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

Other Official Rules and Details: Winner will be emailed after the giveaway closes and also announced on this blog under the featured “Recent Giveaway Winners” section on the homepage of our blog-azine within a few days after the close of the giveaway. Winner will have 72 hours to respond to our email, or another winner will be drawn. We never share your email with third parties. Prize(s) will be mailed directly from the sponsoring brand. No purchase necessary. Erroneous entries (specifically those that did not follow the entry rules) will not be considered. Non-US resident winners may have to answer a series of simple questions in order to comply with international regulations on sweepstakes. To view our complete rules and regulations, please click here.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this post are solely that of NoM, and are completely honest and without influence. NoM has chosen to host a giveaway for this product(s) because we think it would benefit our readers. NoM will not responsible for prizes that have not been received, but will make every attempt to assist winner(s) in securing them in a timely fashion. It is the winner’s responsibility to make contact with NoM in a timely manner (within 30 days after the close of the giveaway) to report that a prize(s) has not been received or the prize(s) may be void. NoM may or may not be an affiliate of one or more products mentioned in this review, and by clicking on and/or purchasing products from a banner or link on this page, NoM may make a small commission at no cost to you. Click on the appropriate links to view our full policies, giveaway rules and disclaimers.


  1. 1

    My daughter would LOVE this movie! Thanks!

  2. 2

    This would be fun to share with my nieces

Speak Your Mind