TV Reading Rainbow Complete Series 21 Seasons RARE 16 DVD Set


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Reading Rainbow is an American children's television series that aired on PBS from June 6, 1983 until November 10, 2006 that encouraged reading among children.

The award-winning public television series garnered over 200 broadcast awards, namely scores of Emmy Awards, many of which were for "Outstanding Children's Series". The series was created under the leadership of Cecily Truett Lancit and Larry Lancit, at Lancit Media Productions in New York. The concept of a reading series for children was inspired by Twila Liggett, Ph.D., of Lincoln, Nebraska of the Great Plains National Instructional Television Library at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln; Paul Schupbach, director of the Great Plains National Instructional Television LIbrary; and Tony Buttino, of WNED-TV Buffalo, New York. The original team included Lynne Brenner Ganek, Ellen Schecter, and LeVar Burton as host.

Each episode centers on a theme from a book or other children's literature which is explored through a number of segments or stories. The show also provided book recommendations for kids to look for when they go to the library. It is the third-longest running children's series in PBS history, after Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and Sesame Street. It was also one of the first PBS shows to be broadcast in stereo.


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Comes on 16 DVD
Quality is 7-8/10
Nice menus and background music
Will play in ANY DVD player

DVDs will ship in Plastic Sleeves NO cases or artwork are included


Episodes list:

Disc #1
Tight Times
Miss Nelson is Back
Bea & Mr Jones
Bringing The Rain to Kapiti Plain
Louis The Fish
Digging Up Dinosaurs
Liang & The Magic Paintbrush
Gila Monsters Meet You at The Airport
Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe
The Gift of The Sacred Dog

Disc #2
Gregory The Terrible Eater
Three By The Sea
Arthur's Eyes
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate The Wash
Ty's One Man Band
Hot Air Henry
Simon's Book
A Chair For My Mother

Disc #3
Paul Bunyan
The Patchwork Quilt
Hill of Fire
The Tortoise & The Hare
Perfect The Pig
Animal Cafe
Alistair in Outer Space
Watch The Stars Come Out
Mama Don't Allow

Disc #4
Space Case
The Milk Makers
Imogene's Antlers
Germs Make Me Sick!
The Life Cycle of The Honeybee
Keep The Lights Burning,Abbie
Chickens Arent The Only Ones
The Paper Crane
The Runaway Duck

Disc #5
A Three Hat Day
Best Friends
Meanwhile Back at The Ranch
My Little Island
The Bionic Bunny Show
The Robbery at The Diamond
   Dog Diner
The Purple Coat

Disc #6
Barn dance!
Duncan & Dolores
Knots on a Counting Rope
Mummies Made in Egypt
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
Humphrey The Lost Whale: A True Story
Stay Away From The Junkyard!
Little Nino's Pizzeria
Ludlow Laughs
Dinosaur Bob & His Adventures with-
   -The Family Lazardo

Disc #7
Dive To The Coral Reefs
Desert Giant: The World of-
   -The Saguro Cactus
Tooth-Gnasher Superflash
Bored-Nothing To Do!
Sports Pages
The Magic School Bus Inside THe Earth
The Bicycle Man
Florence & Eric Take The Cake
Sunken Treasure

Disc #8
Alistair's Time Machines
The Adventures of Taxi Dog
The Legend of THe Indian Paintbrush
Fox on The Job
Opt: An Illusionary Tale
Raccoons & The Ripe Corn
The Lady with The Ship on Her Head
Kate Shelley & The Midnight Express
Snowy Day: Stories & Poems

Disc #9
Tar Beach
The Wall
Sam & The Sea Cow
Rechenka's Eggs
Sophie & Lou
Come a Tide
The Piggy in The Puddle
Seashore Suprises
Through Moon & Night Skies
Berlioz The Bear

Disc #10
Amazing Grace
THe Furry News
Mrs. Katz & Tush
The Salamander Room
Silent Lotus
Follow The Drinking Gourd
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Is this a House For Hermit Crab?
And Still The Turtle Watched
June 29,1999

Disc #11

Nosey Mrs Watt
Borreguita & The Coyote
Once There Was a Tree
Applelemando's Dream
The Lotus Seed
Hail To Mail
My Shadow

Disc #12
The Wondeful Towers of Watts
Martha Speaks
Alejandro's Gift
The Sign Painters Dream
Archibald Frisby
Fly Away Home
Uncle Jed's Barbershop
How To Make an Apple Pie-
   & Save The World
How much is a Million?

Disc #13
Always My Dad
Bread is For Eating
Hotel ANimal
Someplace Else
Zin Zin Zin a Violin
One The Day You Were Born
Hip Cat
Regina's Big Mistake
Giving Thanks
The Carousel

Disc #14
Math Curse
My Live With The Wave
Saturday Sancocho
When Aunt Lena Did The Rhumba
The Shaman's Apprentice
Pet Stories You Don't Have To Walk
Lemonade For Sale
The Secret Shortcut
My America: A Poetry Atlas of The-
   United States

Disc #15
Badger's Parting Gift
The Tin Forest
Enemy Pie
Our Big Home: An Earth Poem
Visiting Day
Unique Monique
Mr. George Baker
Two Old Potatoes & Me

Disc #16
The Biggest Test in The Universe
I Lost My Tooth in Africa
Boxes For Katje
Game Day
Show Way



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