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Super Why!

Grade Levels: Pre K - 2
Core Subject(s): Preschool Core, K - 2 Core
Website: http://pbskids.org/superwhy/
Next Airing: Tue, Oct 16th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD

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This series focuses on the adventures of four fairytale friends who transform into reading-powered superheroes: Alpha Pig with Alphabet Power, Wonder Red with Word Power, Princess Presto with Spelling Power, Super Why with the Power to Read and Super YOU with the Power to Help. Together, they are the "Super Readers!" The Super Readers jump into books (literally) to find answers to everyday preschool challenges and embark on exciting adventures, where they play interactive reading games to overcome obstacles and save the day. In every episode, young viewers dive directly into a pop-up story to experience a brightly-illustrated children's tale brought to magical life.

Episodes:

  • The Silly Word Play

    Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 16th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/22/2015 to 9/21/2040
  • The Rhyming Carnival

    Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 17th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/23/2015 to 9/22/2040
  • The Mixed Up Story

    Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says "again! Again!" some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort out the scrambled story and get Fred's life on the farm back in order. Educational Objectives: To learn that changing the order of words changes the meaning of a sentence. Kids will learn the meaning of the word "order." They'll switch some words to make the story make sense and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Thu, Oct 18th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/24/2015 to 9/23/2040
  • Roxie's Missing Music Book

    Whyatt can't wait to show his new comic book to his friends, so when it goes missing they all jump into the book Roxie's Missing Music Box to solve the mystery. Inside the book, they help singer and musician Roxie remember and retrace her steps to find her missing book of music just in time for her performance. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 19th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/18/2015 to 8/17/2040
  • The Banana Mystery

    Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/19/2015 to 8/18/2040
  • The Underwater Lost Treasure

    Pig has almost finished his puzzle when he realizes that the last piece is missing. To solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece, the Super Readers jump into the book The Under Water Lost Treasure where they meet a treasure-hunting Starfish who needs help. The Super Readers help her to observe and look closely at clues to find just the right treasure. Educational Objectives: To learn to look carefully to find missing things. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters F, L, O, A, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use opposite words to change the story and solve the mysteries for both Pig and Starfish.

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 23rd, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/20/2015 to 8/19/2040
  • The Cowgirl Mystery

    Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. The Super Readers help Hazel find out who is behind this mystery. Educational Objectives: To remember details and gather evidence to find answers. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters R, A, M, and P. They'll use their memory skills to help the Super Readers choose the right words to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 24th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/21/2015 to 8/20/2040
  • The Unhappy Puppy

    Whyatt's puppy Woofster gets lonely when Whyatt goes to school and that's a super big problem. So, Whyatt and the Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers. The Super Readers use their super powers to help Checkers find some friends and solve the problem of Woofster's loneliness, too. Educational Objectives: To learn that having friends can make anyone feel happier. Kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters P, U, and Y. They'll learn some new words, rhyme with ARK, and use opposite words to change the story and solve the problem.

    Next Airing: Thu, Oct 25th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2016 to 1/10/2041
  • The Pupp-Athon

    Whyatt wants to show everyone at the Storybrook Village talent show how smart his puppy Woofster is, but Woofster keeps getting distracted when he's supposed to be jumping through his hoop. The Super Readers jump into the book The Pupp-a-thon and meet Serena, a puppy who's having a hard time focusing on her big day at the obstacle race due to a distracting butterfly. The Super Readers use their super powers to help Serena get back on track. Educational Objectives: To learn to overcome distractions by concentrating. Kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters J, U, M, and P. They'll learn the word DISTRACTED, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Fri, Oct 26th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/12/2016 to 1/11/2041
  • Where's Woofster?

    Whyatt's puppy Woofster clearly wants to play a game with Whyatt and his friend Princess, but they can't figure out what game he wants to play. To find the answer to this really big question, the Super Readers jump into the book Where's Woofster? where they find themselves in Puppy Land, but they can't find Woofster. The Super Readers have to use their super powers to find Woofster so that they can find the answer. Educational Objectives: To look closely--and keep looking--for things that are hidden. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, O, G, B, A, O, and S and rhyme -AIN words. They'll use the power to read to try out different words to change the story and find the answer!

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 29th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/13/2016 to 1/12/2041
  • Super Puppy Saves The Day

    After hearing the story of Super Puppy, Whyatt's puppy Woofster really wants to meet his hero, but Whyatt can't help because he doesn't know who Super Puppy is. This is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the book Super Puppy to find the answer. There, they find themselves in Woofster's hometown of Puppy Town, some very little puppies are in big trouble. It's up to Woofster and the Super Readers to use their super powers to save the puppies and find out the true identify of Super Puppy. Educational Objectives: To learn that anyone can be a hero. Kids will use the alphabet to follow a map, learn the word TREACHEROUS, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Tue, Oct 30th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/14/2016 to 1/13/2041
  • The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween

    It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 31st, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Monster Munch

    Pig and Jill are running up and down the hill when Pig poops out! He wants to keep playing but he's out of energy and that is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the e-book Monster Munch to find the solution. They meet Marvin, a hungry little monster who needs help finding his lunch in the interactive digital Monster World. Educational Objectives: To learn that eating healthy food gives kids energy. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters L, O, G, and S. They'll learn what the word ENERGY means, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day for Marvin and Pig.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 1st, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/9/2016 to 5/8/2041
  • Landon's Circus Adventure

    Princess Pea wants to try out the bouncy castle at the Storybrook Village carnival, but she's scared to climb up so high. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Landon's Circus Adventure where they meet Landon, a nervous kid acrobat performing in the circus for the first time. The Super Readers help Landon overcome his fears and achieve his dreams. Educational Objectives: To learn that scary things can be easier with friends. Kids will practice the alphabet and match upper- and lower-case letters, learn the meaning of the word TERRIFIED, rhyme -IP words, and use the power to read to change the story and solve one more really big problem.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 2nd, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/10/2016 to 5/9/2041
  • The Three Bears Go Camping

    Whyatt and Pig want to play camp out, but they can't agree on where to put their tent. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Three Bears Go Camping. They meet Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear as they set out to hike through the woods but can't agree on the right trail. The Super Readers must work together to help everyone find a way to agree. Educational Objectives: To learn that everyone is happier when we compromise. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, P, and C in an upper- and lower-case matching game. They'll practice the magic of spelling, learn the word COMPROMISE, and use the power to read to save the day.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 5th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/16/2016 to 3/15/2041
  • Attack of More Man!

    Red is headed to the park and wants to bring all of her toys, but she can't hold them all and keeps dropping the whole pile. She doesn't know what to do. The Super Readers jump into the comic book Attack of More Man where they find a town's Fun Day Festival in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything and making a mess. The Super Readers must use their super powers to clean it up and return the fun to Fun Day. Educational Objectives: To learn that more isn't always better. Kids will look at words to identify the Ss that make them plural and then remove the Ss. They'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 7th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/18/2016 to 3/17/2041
  • Tilden The Caterpillar

    Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 8th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/11/2016 to 5/10/2041
  • The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep

    Whyatt and his puppy Woofster have a playdate with Wolfy, but they can't find him anywhere. What should he do? To answer this question, the Super Readers jump into the book The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep where they meet two silly little sheep who can't find their Bo Peep. The Super Readers use their super powers to help the sheep and Bo Peep find each other. Educational Objectives: To learn the strategy of staying in one place when separated from the group. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, L, O, and N, learn what the word ECHO means, play with the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to solve the problem and save the day.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 9th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/12/2016 to 5/11/2041
  • The Princess Who Loved Mud

    Pig's big brothers are building houses with their blocks, but Pig wants to build something different. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the musical book The Princess Who Loved Mud, where they meet Princess Reece. She'd rather jump in the mud than have tea parties and dance, but the other princesses don't like mud at all. The Super Readers will have to help Princess Reece find a way to be herself while playing with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's okay for kids to be unique and play in their own way. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters D, I, R, and T. They'll practice the magic of spelling and learn the word UNIQUE. Then they'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 12th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/14/2016 to 3/13/2041
  • Woofster and the Pet Pack

    Whyatt can't wait to show his friends the new comic book he's written about Woofster and his friends - the Pet Pack - and their search for the missing Princess of Pet City. How, the Super Readers wonder, will the Pet Pack ever find their Princess? To find the answer, they'll jump into Whyatt's comic book and meet Keen Kitten and Hopkins. Together, they use their super powers to find the clues leading to their Princess. Educational Objectives: To learn to work together as a team. Kids will identify the letters B, P, and C, learn the word OCCUPATION, and rhyme -OP words. Then they'll use the clues to fill in the blank in the story and the power to read to save the day!

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/15/2016 to 3/14/2041
  • The Muddled-Up Fairytales

    Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 14th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Story of the Tooth Fairy

    Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered. Educational Objectives: To learn about the magic of the Tooth Fairy. Kids will follow the alphabet, rhyme with AY words, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 15th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser

    Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match? Educational Objectives: To learn about consideration. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters S, T, O, P. They'll also rhyme with OCK words and use the power to read to transform the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 16th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Cookbook

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Beach Day Mystery

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 20th, 2018 at 11:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Woofster Finds A Home

    Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 21st, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Webby In Bathland

    Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters W, A, T, E, R. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word lather means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Bedtime for Bear

    Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 23rd, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Molly's Dance Show

    The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. Preschool viewers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, discover the definition of "mend", and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 26th, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti

    It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 27th, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Naila and the Magic Map

    Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. Young viewers will use the alphabet, rhyme with ISH words, learn what the word "sphinx" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 28th, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Jasper's Cowboy Wish

    Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero.. .or will this be his last roundup? Educational Objectives: To explore the Old West. Young viewers will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word saddle means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 29th, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Baby Dino's Big Discovery

    ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 30th, 2018 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Aladdin

    Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Alice In Wonderland

    Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story

    Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Dr. Dolittle

    Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • George and the Dragon

    FE FI FO FUM! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source! Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure

    Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices? Super Why and his friends head into the story of Hansel and Gretel to meet the equally tired and grouchy witch. They convince the witch to trade in her gingerbread house for something both delicious and nutritious - and Red learns what kinds of foods will help her go the distance so she can play with her friends for a SUPER long time! Educational Objectives: To learn which foods taste great while providing long-lasting energy! Young viewers will play interactive alphabet games, practice the magic of spelling, and use healthy eating choices to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Juan Bobo and the Pig

    Red can't believe her ears! Could Grandma really have asked for a "pizza paper?" The Super Readers fly into a Puerto Rican folktale to meet a boy who thinks his Momma wants him to put his pig in a dress! Maybe both Juan Bobo and Red have misunderstood! Will the Super Readers untangle this silly situation before Juan Bobo's pig runs hog wild? Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of getting all the information. Young viewers will use the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • King Midas

    Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Momotaro The Peach Boy

    Pig and his brothers want to build a treehouse but they're so busy squabbling, they'll never get the job done. The Super Readers head into a Japanese Folktale and meet a little boy whose friends are arguing so loudly, it actually angers an ogre! Will they be able to show their new pals that arguing is the pits? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting along and getting the job done. Young viewers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Peter Rabbit

    Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Sleeping Beauty

    Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Snow White

    The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Super Why! and the Little Mermaid

    Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Alphabet's Sad Day

    Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 9/21/2015 to 9/20/2040
  • The Big Game

    Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing and blowing them right off the field! Educational Objectives: To learn about how to improve, sing the alphabet and identify the letter B, A, L and L. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Boy Who Drew Cats

    Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The City Mouse and the Country Mouse

    Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Foolish Wishes

    Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Gingerbread Boy

    Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Goose and the Golden Eggs

    Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Prince and the Pauper

    Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Rolling Rice Cakes

    Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it...in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. Kids will sing the alphabet, experiment with spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Stars in the Sky

    Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Story of Mother Goose

    Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poems. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Story of the Super Readers

    When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/17/2015 to 8/16/2040
  • The Swan Maiden

    Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Swiss Family Robinson

    Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure! Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. Preschoolers will catch the alphabet using Alpha Pig's Alphabet Net, rhyme with ING words, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Three Feathers

    All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf

    Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan

    Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. Young viewers will build the alphabet and identify the letters B, I, G, N, E, S, and T. They'll also practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Tiddalick The Frog

    Whyatt's mom tells him that he's wasting water. This is a really big problem and he's not sure how to fix it. So the Super Readers dash into the Australian folk tale of Tiddalick the Frog and make the acquaintance of a funny amphibian whose puddle jumping is using up all the water and leaving his neighbors in the dust - literally! As the Super Readers help Tiddalick and his dry friends, they learn how important water is to the planet along with a valuable lesson about conservation. Educational Objectives: To learn about the environment, play with the alphabet, and identify the letters F-R-O-G. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038

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