Tikki Tikki Tembo -- and more favorite tales

Published 2005
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Tikki Tikki Tembo: What's in a name? A great deal according to the Chinese of long ago who honored their first son with the grand, long name Tikki Tikki Tembo. But such names can be very dangerous. Hot Hippo: Hippo was hot. He longed to live in the water like the fishes instead of on dry land. But will Ngai, the god of Everything and Everywhere give Hippo permission to do so? The Tender Tale Of Cinderella Penguin: Ciinderella Penguin loses her magic flipper as she runs to meet her midnight deadling, but all ends well when Prince Charming finds the right webbed foot.

Publisher, Date:
[Norwalk, Conn.] : Weston Woods ; [New York] : New Video, c2005.
1 videodisc (ca. 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated; recommended for ages 3-9.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Read along option available.
Tikki Tikki Tembo: music, Howard Rovics. Hot hippo: music, Ernest V. Troost ; camera, Gary Becker ; editing and sound, Jan Mack. The tender tale of Cinderella penguin: animation camera, Pierre Landry, Raymond Dumas, Jacques Avoine. Happy lion: animators, J. Cabert, V. Coodren, K. Mann, B. Dvorak. The magic of Anansi: animators, Luigi Allemano, Jamie Mason ; consultant, Sheldon Cohen ; editor, Phyllis Evadney Lewis ; music, Luigi Allemano. Little Red Riding Hood: design animation, Rhoda Leyer ; animation camera, Vinod Batra, Claude Lapierre, William Wiggins ; music, Karl Du Plessis ; editing, Alex Rayment.
Narrators, Peter Thomas (Tikki Tikki Tembo), Terry Alexander (Hot hippo), Winston Sutton (The magic of Anansi), Rhoda Leyer (Little Red Riding Hood).
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Tikki Tikki Tembo / from the folktale retold by Arlene Mosel ; illustrated by Blair Lent ; adapted and directed by Gary Templeton
Hot hippo / from the book by Mwenye Hadithi ; illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway ; produced by Paul Gagne ; directed and animated by Christopher Palesty
Tender tale of Cinderella penguin / directed and produced by Janet Perlman
Happy lion / story Louise Fatio ; pictures, Roger Duvoisin ; directed by V. Bedrick ; produced by William L. Snyder
Magic of Anansi : a traditional West Indian tale / written by Sugith Varughese ; adapted by Mary Withers ; director, Jamie Mason ; producer, Tamara Lynch
Little Red Riding Hood / production, Robert Verrall.
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