Arthur; Squirrels, The; Fern and Persimmony Glitchet
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- Squirrels, The; Fern and Persimmony Glitchet
- Program Number
1002; 128A; 127B
- 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
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AFTER WATCHING THE CLASSIC HORROR MOVIE, "THE SQUIRRELS," ARTHUR AND HIS FRIENDS ARE SCARED TO STEP OUT INTO THE PLAYGROUND...AND JUST ABOUT EVERYWHERE ELSE! ARE SQUIRRELS SUDDENLY TRYING TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD? WILL ARTHUR EVER BE ABLE TO GO OUTSIDE AGAIN? OR WILL HE AND THE GANG FIND A WAY TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH THEIR FURRY NEIGHBORS?
Fern and Persimmony Glitchet
FERN'S STORY ABOUT PERFECT FELICITY BONCHANCE IS THOUGHT PERFECTLY BORING BY HER FRIENDS, SO FERN SEEKS ADVICE FROM PERSIMMONY GLITCHET, THE MYSTERIOUS AND ELUSIVE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK SERIES, HORRENDOUSLY HORRIBLE HAPPENINGS. WITH MR. GLITCHET'S HELP, FERN LEARNS THAT CREATIVITY, IMAGINATION, AND HARD WORK -- NOT SUGAR AND SPICE -- ARE THE REAL INGREDIENTS FOR A GOOD TALE.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Social Issues
- CINAR (Series Producer)
- Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Arthur; Squirrels, The; Fern and Persimmony Glitchet,” 04/04/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 29, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D088644813B54094BC41E590DCF25EDF.
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- APA: Arthur; Squirrels, The; Fern and Persimmony Glitchet. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D088644813B54094BC41E590DCF25EDF