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Arthur; Lost! ; Arthur Cleans Up


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Lost! ; Arthur Cleans Up
Series Description

Each of the Arthur episodes consists of two independent stories that focus on themes and events central to children's lives. Whether it's facing down a bully, worrying about a new teacher, or being the very last person on earth to lose his baby teeth, Arthur and his friends manage to solve their third-grade dilemmas with imagination, kindness and a lot of humor. "What children love about Arthur is that he feels real to them," says Carol Greenwald, WGBH executive producer. "The emotions he experiences are universal. When Arthur triumphs over something, kids think they can, too. "The series will build on that sense of empowerment by showing how Arthur and his friends use effective, age-appropriate, problem-solving skills. Bringing a book-based series like Arthur to public television will also promote reading and writing skills. Series release date: 10/1996

Program Description

209: Lost: For an eight-year-old, Arthur is usually pretty cool. Except for D.W., there's not too much that upsets him. But one day, Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange--and scary--part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? And will D.W. ever forgive Arthur for scaring her like that? The basis of an Arthur picture book.

125: Arthur Cleans Up: Elwood City's park is in sad shape, and after grumbling about it, the kids find themselves volunteered to clean it up. And even though it's a lot of work, in the end they all decide it feels great to make a difference.

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Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
CINAR (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Arthur; Lost! ; Arthur Cleans Up,” 10/14/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2054EE8097BE4787B57F7724463151B4.
MLA: “Arthur; Lost! ; Arthur Cleans Up.” 10/14/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2054EE8097BE4787B57F7724463151B4>.
APA: Arthur; Lost! ; Arthur Cleans Up. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2054EE8097BE4787B57F7724463151B4
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