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Arthur; Binky Rules; Meet Binky


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Binky Rules; Meet Binky
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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

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Binky Rules: Writing your own name in graffiti all over the school wouldn't be very smart, right? Binky says he didn't do it, so detectives Fern and Buster are on the case. Can they work together to solve the crime or will their client go up the river? The basis of an Arthur chapter book.

Meet Binky: You met them first in "Binky Rules" -- the newest, hottest, hippest pop music craze in Elwood City. Arthur and the gang have Binky hats, Binky t-shirts and Binky CDs, but what they really need are Binky concert tickets! The basis of an Arthur chapter book.



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Greenwald, Carol (Series Producer)
CINAR (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Arthur; Binky Rules; Meet Binky,” 10/06/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4CB59A874E04868B1CAF82CFDDD1A47.
MLA: “Arthur; Binky Rules; Meet Binky.” 10/06/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4CB59A874E04868B1CAF82CFDDD1A47>.
APA: Arthur; Binky Rules; Meet Binky. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4CB59A874E04868B1CAF82CFDDD1A47
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