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A Very Brave Witch...and More Great Halloween Stories for Kids (Scholastic Storybook Treasures)
A Very Brave Witchand More Great Halloween Stories for Kids
Scholastic Storybook Treasures
Actors: Elle Fanning, Sherry Stringfield
Director: Scholastic
Genres: Kids & Family, Animation
NR     2009     1hr 2min

One Halloween, a little witch decides to see what humans are really like. Plus seven more slightly scary stories: By the Light of the Halloween Moon; A Dark, Dark tale; Georgie; The Witch in the Cherry Tree; The Three-legg...  more »

     
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Actors: Elle Fanning, Sherry Stringfield
Director: Scholastic
Genres: Kids & Family, Animation
Sub-Genres: Animation, Halloween, Animation
Studio: NEW VIDEO GROUP
Format: DVD - Color - Animated
DVD Release Date: 09/29/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 2min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Another ***Classic*** From Scholastic, But Contains Previous
Alex Honda | Los Angeles, CA USA | 10/06/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The A VERY BRAVE WITCH...AND MORE GREAT HALLOWEEN STORIES FOR KIDS from Scholastic is another treat for kids and adults who enjoy light-hearted stories and limited animation.

There are eight short stories on this set. Four of which are full animation (A Very Brave Witch, The Witch In The Cherry Tree, The Three-Legged Cat and The Three Robbers) and the other four (A Dark, Dark Tale, By The Light Of The Halloween Moon[limited animation], Georgie, Little Tim And The Brave Sea Captain) are just still images with camera pans.

Each story is narrated and make perfect bedtime stories for kids (or adults like me who enjoy these types of story-telling/old-fashion cartoons). Each story is delightful and include read-a-long text, which you can turn off as well.

Now the reason for the one-star deduction is because four of the offerings have already been released on another set from Scholastic. "By The Light Of The Halloween Moon," "A Dark, Dark Tale," "Georgie," and "The Three Robbers" were already available on
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon... and More Slightly Scary Stories (Scholastic Video Collection) .

Also, since this DVD set is being marketed as "Halloween Stories" three of the stories (The Three-Legged Cat, The Three Robbers and Little Tim And The Brave Sea Captain) aren't really Halloween related or spooky. They're wonderful stories but seem out of place on a Halloween DVD."