Learn how to help save the planet with the eco-friendly themed DVD “HE’S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS…AND MORE STORIES TO CELEBRATE THE ENVIRONMENT” from Scholastic Storybook Treasures™. Featuring a guide for parents and kids with tips on how to be green, the DVD includes a wonderful adaptation of the beloved folk song, illustrated by Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Kadir Nelson and sung by Crystal Taliefero. With environmental issues top of mind, this DVD, perfect for a new generation of eco-conscious kids ages 5 and up, it is available in stores and at newkideo.com .
Sung in rich voices, the traditional American spiritual “He’s Got The Whole World in His Hands”, is the basis for the warm, musical lead story. A visually rich depiction of the diversity and beauty of the world, this adaptation brings to life a powerful song that has lifted the hearts and spirits of generations of people. Celebrating the connection between people and nature, families will be moved to sing along with the inspiring music and images.
Additional stories in this celebration of all things green include Jane Yolen’s “Owl Moon” about a magical, night-time walk through the snowy woods in search of the Great Horned Owl; “Come On, Rain!” an ode to a good, soaking rainstorm by Karen Hesse, narrated by Laila Ali, and the appreciative Thanksgiving address, “Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message”, written and narrated by Chief Jake Swamp. Three bonus stories include “The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks” narrated by B.D. Wong and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, multiple Caldecott Medal winners who’ve also received five New York Times Best Illustrated Book Awards; “Patrick”, written and illustrated by Quentin Blake, and a live-action adaptation “A Boy, A Dog and a Frog”, based on the book illustrated by Mercer Mayer.
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