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Arthur; Jenna’s Bedtime Blues; Prunella Sees The Light


Jenna’s Bedtime Blues and Prunella Sees The Light

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Jenna’s Bedtime Blues; Prunella Sees The Light
Program Number

706; 709; 103A; 103B

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

706: Jenna's Bedtime Blues: Muffy's annual slumber party is the envy of Lakewood Elementary. This year Jenna is finally invited and she's absolutely ... horrified! What if the other girls discover that she's an occasional bed-wetter? She'll be the lonely laughingstock of Elwood City! Can Jenna make it though the night with her sheets dry -- and her secret safe?

709: Prunella Sees the Light: To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a "Henry Skreever" book. But then she panics -- since Marina is blind, will decorations she can't even see offend her ... or worse, make her trip? Or will Prunella discover that her worries about protecting Marina -- and their friendship -- are more about Prunella's own perceptions rather than Marina's actual capabilities?

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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
CINAR (Series Producer)
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