Caldecott collection. Vol. I

Published 2007
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Owl moon: Trekking through the snowy woods in search of the Great Horned Owl, a father and his young daughter share a special closeness to nature. Mirette on the high wire: Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest at her mother's boarding house, and in the process teaches him courage. Drummer Hoff: Told in lively folk verse, several soldiers each bring a different part for a remarkable machine called a cannon-- but only one of them gets to fire it off.

Full screen.
Publisher, Date:
[Westport, CT] : Weston Woods ; [New York] : Scholastic, 2007.
1 videodisc (ca. 24 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Preschool / Primary.
Preschool - Grade 4.
Iconographic and animated.
Owl moon originally produced in 1989 ; Mirette on the high wire originally produced in 1993 ; Drummer Hoff originally produced in 1969.
Includes on-screen learning guides: summaries, objectives, and before & after viewing activities.
Music, Ernest V. Troost (Owl moon) ; Arthur Custer (Mirette on the high wire).
Narrators, Jane Yolen and Emily Arnold McCully.
Licensed for public performance.
Optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Owl moon: Caldecott Medal Book ; Mirette on the high wire: Caldecott Medal Book ; Drummer Hoff: Caldecott Medal Book.
Owl moon / by Jane Yolen; illustrated by John Schoenherr ; produced and directed by Paul R. Gagne (8 min.)
Mirette on the high wire / by Emily Arnold McCully ; produced and directed by Rosemary Killen (11 min.)
Drummer Hoff / by Barbara Emberley; illustrated by Ed Emberley ; produced by William L. Snyder and Morton Schindel ; directed by Gene Deitch (5 min.).
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