Toddlers in-the-know will soon be tuning into the morning show with the warmest and cuddliest of hosts. The anchor of choice for the under-six crowd is the newly cast Captain Kangaroo The show, which is taped at Busch Gardens in Orlando, Florida, provides kids with the ultimate playground, replete with lions, tigers, polar bears, and a wildlife expert; a Treasure House brimming with surprises; and characters parents will remember from their own childhoods. Plus there are lots of new friends to be made, including Joey, a lovable kangaroo with a most inventive mind, and Copernicus P. Digit, one of the most animated beings ever to coast on the information highway
It's story time at the Treasure House and Captain Kangaroo can't seem to find his new book But that's not all that's missing: Bunny Rabbit has misplaced his carrots, Joey has lost some spare parts to his clock, and Mister Moose's Moose-paper is nowhere to be found. A surprise clean-up party is definitely in order and the whole gang joins in -- readers, too
There are lots of laughs and surprises to be uncovered, including a look-and-find game that helps young readers develop visual discrimination skills while providing hours of good clean fun for everyone.
A simple Moose-understanding between Bunny Rabbit and Mister Moose turns into a delightful romp through each of their worlds. Although these best friends are often in the same place at the same time, they don't always see things the same way With a little help from Captain Kangaroo, the two discover that being different is what makes us all special.
This back-to-backformat allows readers to explore the world from Mister Moose's point of view first. Then with a simple spin of the book there's a major turn of events -- the same story is told from Bunny Rabbit's perspective. It's a small tale and a tall tale all in one book
Discover that the scariest thing likely to be running wild in the dark is your imagination
The lights are off in the Treasure House, yet no one can get to sleep. A huge shadow looms in the corner of the room. And what's that strange humming sound? Convinced there's a monster in their midst, Mister Moose, Bunny Rabbit, and Joey let their imaginations run wild. With a little help from Captain Kangaroo, this bedtime Moose-tery is finally solved and everyone laughs themselves to sleep.
This scary story comes complete with instructions on how to make shadow puppets -- just a little fun-and-play to help keep kids' fear of the dark at bay
Readers will have the time of their lives finishing Grandfather Clock's rhymes
As Captain Kangaroo will tell you, the only thing Grandfather Clock loves more than making up rhymes is sharing his verse with others. Now parents and children can chime in, too Parents read first, then Grandfather Clock lets kids know when it's their turn to join in the fun. An ongoing rebus game signals kids to finish his sentences.
A simple picture serves as a clue
For your child to read and rhyme with --
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|Funny Children's Stories|