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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: Mon, Apr 22nd, 2019 at 11:30 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:

  • 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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 22nd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Princess Gwennie Saves The Day

    Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. Educational Objectives: To learn about medieval times. Kids will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "harp" means and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 24th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Great Robot Race

    Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, Apr 25th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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.

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 26th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    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.

    Next Airing: Mon, Apr 29th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    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.

    Next Airing: Tue, Apr 30th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • 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: Wed, May 1st, 2019 at 11:30 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: Thu, May 2nd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/16/2016 to 3/15/2041
  • Mathis' Book of Why

    Pig and Princess are scanning the sky for rainbows, but they can't find any and they don't know why. This is a super big problem and to solve it The Super Readers jump into the book Mathis' Book of Why. There they meet Mathis, a curious kid who loves to ask WHY? He introduces them to a singing cloud, sun, and rainbow they can ask WHY? for themselves and find the answer. Educational Objectives: To learn to look for answers in books. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters J, E, and T. They'll use the power to read to choose just the right word to change the story and save the day.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 3rd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/17/2016 to 3/16/2041
  • 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: Mon, May 6th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 3/18/2016 to 3/17/2041
  • The Adventures of Math-A-Million

    It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem...a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. Along the way, kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters A, P, P, L, E, S. They'll also rhyme with INE words, learn what the word "math" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 7th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Monty's Adventures In Music Town

    And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 8th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Zora's Art Adventure

    It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 9th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Around The World Adventure

    With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. Kids will catch the alphabet and identify the letters R, O, P, E, as well as practice the magic of spelling, understand what the word "quicksand" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 10th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • Galileo's Space Adventure

    Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, celebrate spelling, learn what the words 'asteroid belt' mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 13th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038
  • The Nutcracker

    Princess Pea doesn't know what to do about her friend Sleeping Beauty who is very, very grumpy! Super Why and his friends dance their way into the story of The Nutcracker, accompanied by Tchaikovsky's memorable music, to find out why the Mouse King is so cranky and give an innovative twist to the holiday classic. But will the super readers be able to restore magic to The Land of Sweets? Educational Objectives: To learn a cheer-up strategy, sing the alphabet, identify the letters F, L, and Y, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 14th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    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.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 15th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    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.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 16th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    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!

    Next Airing: Fri, May 17th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Three Little Pigs

    Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship. Educational Objectives: To learn about friendship, practice the alphabet, identify the letters W, O, L and F; rhyme with ALL words and use opposite words to change the story.

    Next Airing: Mon, May 20th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Hansel and Gretel

    Red has taken Peter Piper's peppers without asking, and now he's mad! What happens when the Super Readers try to help Hansel and Gretel get out of a similar sticky (sweet) situation? Only the unexpected! After overcoming a few storybook obstacles, we finally find out the witch's side of the story, and Red learns to be more considerate. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of manners, discover the alphabet, and identify the letters F, R and T. In addition, young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, and use opposite words to change the story.

    Next Airing: Tue, May 21st, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Humpty Dumpty

    Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement. Educational Objectives: To learn about facing fears. Other educational goals are to play with the alphabet and match the letters A, L and R, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 22nd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • Jack and the Beanstalk

    Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for soothing someone, use the alphabet and identify the letters A, E, N and Z. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 23rd, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Tortoise and the Hare

    On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson? Educational Objectives: To learn about good sportsmanship, sing the alphabet, identify the letters G, and O, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 24th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • 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: Mon, May 27th, 2019 at 11:30 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: Tue, May 28th, 2019 at 11:30 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: Wed, May 29th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/14/2016 to 1/13/2041
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home? Educational Objectives: To learn about clean-up. The episode investigates the alphabet and rhyming AIRS words. The Super Readers use the power to read to change the story.

    Next Airing: Thu, May 30th, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 to 1/18/2038
  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf

    Baby Joy said her first words, and Whyatt was the only one around to hear her! The only problem is...no one believes him! This is just like the Boy Who Cried Wolf - no one will believe he has a friend named Wolf! The Super Readers fly into his story and help the boy convince the townspeople there's more to his tale than meets the eye. Will Whyatt's family come around, too? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting others to believe you, build with the alphabet and celebrate spelling! The power to read is used to change the story.

    Next Airing: Fri, May 31st, 2019 at 11:30 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 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: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 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.

    Length: 00:28:45
    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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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
  • Little Red Riding Hood

    Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/3/2007 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.

    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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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
  • 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/18/2015 to 8/17/2040
  • 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
  • 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 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/19/2015 to 8/18/2040
  • 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 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/21/2015 to 8/20/2040
  • 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 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/24/2015 to 9/23/2040
  • The Princess and the Pea

    It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. Interactive games and activities model how to build the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. The power to read changes the story.

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

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/23/2015 to 9/22/2040
  • 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 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/22/2015 to 9/21/2040
  • 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 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 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 8/20/2015 to 8/19/2040
  • 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2016 to 1/10/2041
  • 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 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.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/12/2011 to 1/18/2038

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