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Letters, Words and Stories: Films for Early Readers

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Enjoying books can become a way of life, and learning to read is a magical experience. Each of the short films in Letters, Words and Stories highlights a different facet of reading in a playful and enriching way, showing how imagination is key to reading, story-telling and fun. Alphabet An energetic romp through the letters of the alphabet, in which each letter is featured with its own objects, animals, or actions to suggest words it begins - A for Apple, Z for Zebra, and so on. In black and white. (6 min. 13 sec.) Words Designed to help children discover the magic of reading, Words takes a playful approach to exploring the shape of letters and words. (11 min. 6 sec.) Has Anybody Seen My Umbrella? Cinderella's prince realizes that staying in school and learning to read has its advantages! (10 min. 10 sec.) Sequence and Story A group of children manipulate reality using a series of photos of their own activities. As they lay out the pictures in different sequences, the story of their day changes. (5 min. 7 sec.)

1997, 32 min 42 s

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