The Man Who Walked Between the Towers…and more inspiring tales Directed by Michael Sporn, 2006
4 STORIES WITH NARRATION BY Claire Danes, Jake Gyllenhaal …and others
You can collect the entire library of Scholastic Storybook Treasures and read along on screen with your favorite classic children’s stories, brought vividly to life on DVD.
THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS (Written and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein, narrated by Jake Gyllenhaal) Inspired by the true story of Philippe Petit and his daring 1974 high wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
CROW BOY (Written and illustrated by Taro Yashima) A small shy mountain boy who is different from the others gains acceptance when he imitates the voices of crows in the school talent show.
THE DINOSAURS OF WAREHOUSE HAWKINS (Written by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Brian Selznick, narrated by Jonathan Pryce) An awe-inspiring tale of how Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-sized dinosaur model that stunned the world.
MISS RUMPHIUS (Written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney, narrated by Claire Danes) Alice Rumphius dreams of traveling to faraway places and making the world more beautiful. Inspired by a true story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place.
Supports: Self Esteem; Reading Skills; Creativity
Interview with The Dinosaurs of Warehouse Hawkins Author Barbara Kerley and Illustrator Brian Selznick; Spanish version of Miss Rumphius; Read-Along
Parents' Choice Silver Award 2007; NAPPA Gold Award 2006; Parenting Magazine's Best DVDs of the Year (2006);