The First Well & Other Read-along Stories (Bookbox)


Five fables comprise this set of E-Books on DVD. With each story, children will enjoy a magical journey with characters and lessons they will enjoy.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The stories are short, with stop-lens images, making the illustrations closer to reading a book than watching a movie. The text is highlighted (word-by-word) on every page. The fact that you can pick from several foreign languages makes it very versatile and suitable for all age groups.

Content Awareness Factors:

None, really. Except that you are tied to the computer to enjoy it.

Little Kid Reaction

It took us a while to share this one. We limit computer time, so we needed several sessions to get through it. S/He loved the stories, though.

Parent Reaction

The stories are wonderful. You'll want them for your portable DVD (or iPod). We like the fact that this is more like reading an animated book than watching a movie. They remind us of watching the stories on Between the Lions.

Type of Book:
This is an e-This is a set of books on DVD. Also available as single-story downloads.
Educational Themes:

There are lessons of friendship, exploration, feelings, and discovery. The presentation style offers children an opportunity to learn to read; and the fact that you can choose your language makes it easy to introduce a second (or third) language.

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 7
Age of child:
Started reading with 5-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! You and your children will get so much pleasure -- and use -- from this collection of stories.

Title The First Well and Other Read-Along Stories


Author Bookbox
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform © 2013
ISBN 9781484920817
Material Hard Cover
Cost $12.99
Genres Bilingual, Cultures and Tradition, Fables and Folklore, Foreign Language | Bilingual
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