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Arthur; Buster’s Breathless

Asthma Song; Buster Baxter


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Series
Arthur
Program
Buster’s Breathless
Program Number

403; 69A

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

Will Buster's friends ever treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through... Buster's lungs?!

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Topics
Social Issues
Creators
CINAR (Series Producer)
Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Arthur; Buster’s Breathless,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D1661E70C840BBAA6F032090BD6FB6.
MLA: “Arthur; Buster’s Breathless.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D1661E70C840BBAA6F032090BD6FB6>.
APA: Arthur; Buster’s Breathless. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D1661E70C840BBAA6F032090BD6FB6
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