The wheels on the bus --and more musical stories

Published 2010
Item Details

The wheels on the bus: The classic children's ditty comes to life with Paul Zelinky's art and lively musical score by the Bacon Brothers. Musical Max: Max stops playing his instruments after everyone complains, but the peace and quiet drives them crazy!. Joseph had a little overcoat: Joseph loves his little overcoat, but it's getting old and worn, what can he do with it now?. Bugs! bugs! bugs!: With whimsical verse and brightly colored collage images, everyone's favorite bugs come to life. All the colors of the earth: Celebrate the colors of love in this beautiful lyrical story. Keeping house: Musical Lizzie Firkin would much rather sing and dance than do chores. Hush little baby: The beloved lullaby is beautifully brought to life in this musical story.

Publisher, Date:
[Norwalk, Conn.] : Weston Woods ; [New York] : New Video, c2010.
1 videodisc (ca. 67 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Recommended ages 2-8.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Spanish version of Musical Max, interview with author/illustrator Bob Barner on Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!, read along option, discussion questions.
The wheels on the bus: Music by the Bacon Brothers ; arranged and produced by Michael Bacon ; produced by Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly ; directed by Gary McGivney. Originally produced c2004.
Musical Max: Music composed by Ernest V. Troost ; produced by Paul R. Gagne ; directed by Virginia Wilkos. Originally produced c1993.
Joseph had a little overcoat: Music composed by Joel Goodman and David Bramfitt ; produced by Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly ; directed and animated by Daniel Ivanick. Originally produced c2001.
Bugs! bugs! bugs!: Music written and produced by Crystal Taliefero ; produced by Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly ; adapted and directed by Gary McGivney. Originally produced c2008.
All the colors of the Earth: Original music composed and performed by Crystal Taliefero ; produced and directed by Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly. Originally produced c1997.
Keeping house: The Shark Film Corporation presents ; in association with NZ on Air & the Short Film Fund of the New Zealand Film Commission ; produced by Gnome Productions ; director, Euan Frizzell. Originally produced c1994.
Hush little baby: Music arranged by Arne Markussen ; photographed and edited by Alexander Cochran.
Narrators, Mary Beth Hurt (Musical Max), Rob Reiner (Joseph had a little overcoat), Chrystal Taliefero (All the colors of the earth) ; performers, The Bacon Brothers (Wheels on the bus), Chrystal Taliefero (Bugs! bugs! bugs!).
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Wheels on the bus / by Paul O. Zelinsky
Musical Max / by Robert Kraus ; illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey
Joseph had a little overcoat / by Simms Taback
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! / by Bob Barner
All the colors of the Earth / by Sheila Hamanaka
Keeping house / by Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Wendy Smith
Hush little baby / illustrated by Aliki.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
More Information