The Night Before Christmas DVD Contest

Seat42f and SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES have teamed up to give FOUR lucky winner a copy of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: THE SPECIAL EDITION on DVD. For a chance to win leave a comment below telling us why you want to add THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: THE SPECIAL EDITION to your DVD collection. Only one entry per person. Contest ends December 8th. Winner will be notified on December 9th via email so make sure to use a valid email address when you post your comment. Open to US residents only.

Release Date : November 24th

New Video presents more than two magical holiday hours of story time fun with a new special 2-DVD edition of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: THE SPECIAL EDITION, the latest high value gift set in the top award-winning SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES™ ( collection of DVDs, value priced at $19.95 SRP. Settle in with someone you love and enjoy these heartwarming stories for the holidays.

The 12 colorfully animated tales included on these two DVDs celebrate the winter holiday season, with stories about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and other family celebrations. Narration by artists including Anthony Edwards, Christopher Lloyd, Jane Curtin, Alfre Woodard, Jenny Agutter and Theodore Bikel will inspire and engage viewers of all ages, These tales are sure to brighten the darkest day and entertain kids with wholesome and educational programming.

As with all SCHOLASTIC STORYBOOK TREASURES DVDs, this new release features eye-popping packaging and a Read-Along function, designed to help kids learn to read as the narration is synchronized with the on-screen action. These productions were originally only available to schools and libraries from the producer, Weston Woods Studios. Now, parents and kids can enjoy these read-along video stories anytime and almost anywhere.

Narrated by Anthony Edwards, the title story of The Night Before Christmas is a Kids First! endorsed animated production based on Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem, Santa’s visit on a snowy Christmas Eve is beautifully brought to life with animated versions of Jan Brett’s exquisite illustrations and festive music. Brett’s original book sold more than one million copies.  The DVD includes six more holiday stories, including In the Month of Kislev (adapted from a story by Nina Jaffe and narrated by Theodore Bikel), Seven Candles for Kwanzaa (adapted from a story by Andrea Davis Pinckney and Brian Pinckney, narrated by Alfre Woodard), Too Many Tamales (presented both in English and Spanish, and adapted from a story by Gary Soto), The Little Drummer Boy (with animated illustrations by Ezra Jack Keats) and two Rosemary Wells classics, Max’s Christmas (narrated by Jenny Agutter and Rex Robbins) and Morris’ Disappearing Bag.