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Dinosaur Rock!
Winner of both the Parent's Choice Award and the ALSC's Most Notable List Award...Follow Professor Jones, the yodeling paleontologist, and his young friends, John and Laurie Watson, as they bring dinosaurs to life with a magic spell at the beach. Dance a jig and yodel along with the professor... [More...]

 
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The Great Dinosaur Mystery
...an audio adventure that introduces children to the world of natural sciences. It follows a lady paleontologist, Dr. Vander Plastercaster and the stubborn Detective Joe Kafootsie, from the halls of a science museum to the Gobi Desert, to the Western plains when they were really Wild. [More...]

 
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Dreamosaurus
"Smart, tuneful and wildly imaginative," that's how the Washington Post describes Dreamosaurus. It's the story of a little boy named Nelson who loves to dream about dinosaurs...that's why his mom calls him a dreamosaurus. Lately, Nelson's dreams have been getting a little scary. [More...]
 
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Dinosaur Desperados
Shot at the Puppet Company Playhouse in Glen Echo Park, MD. After years of being asked "Do you have a video?" We can now say "Why, yes! And here it is!" Available in VHS and DVD formats. [Show Description]
 
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A Show of Hands:
Using Puppets with Young Children

by Ingrid M. Crepeau & M. Ann Richards

Announcing a new book by our own puppet master, Ingrid Crepeau, and writer M. Ann Richards...published in September of 2003 by Redleaf Press. For further information, including an order form, please visit the A Show of Hands Website.
 
   

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Dinosaur Rock

on Rounder Kids Records
Arranged and produced by Michele Valeri and Michael Stein

DINOSAUR ROCK! Winner of both the Parent's Choice Award and the ALSC's Most Notable List Award this classic children's audio adventure is in it's 16th timeless year. Called the "TOMMY of children's music.." by the Washington Post , it has been endorsed by Good Morning, America and New Yorker Magazine. Already in over 100, 000 households the newly remastered DINOSAUR ROCK is ready to be enjoyed by a whole new generation of dinosaur lovers. Follow Professor Jones, the yodeling paleontologist, and his young friends, John and Laurie Watson, as they bring dinosaurs to life with a magic spell at the beach. Dance a jig and yodel along with the professor as dinosaurs rise out of the sand. Meet characters such as...Dinah Diplodocus, "a long neck Great Big Mama" and Dinah's tiny little baby. Stella Stegosaurus, "she said HI! to a mean Allosaurus."

Tyrannosaurus...rex...rex...rex......rex....rex....rex....rex...... Rock out with the Rock 'n' Roll Hadrosaur from Hackensack, "Hello, Baaaaby!" and ride on the backs of pteranodons..... "Leapin' Lizards! I'm a flyin' wizard!"

With technical advice from a visiting paleontologist at the Smithsonian Institution, Dinorock has delivered a sparkling musical tribute with accurate science, memorable melodies and a wonderful story. Become part of a dinosaur tradition. Introduce your children to the wonders of Dinosaur Rock!




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The Great Dinosaur Mystery

on Rounder Kids Records

By Michele Valeri, Joe Pipik and Ingrid Crepeau
Featuring Beausoleil, Danny Gatton, Mary Ann Redmond, Michael Stein, and many other distinguished musicians
Produced by Grammy Award winning producers Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer.

The sequel to DINOSAUR ROCK..."has the same level of artistry, creativity, educational values and just plain fun as the first."The Discovery Theatre, Smithsonian Institution.

THE GREAT DINOSAUR MYSTERY is an audio adventure that introduces children to the world of natural sciences. It follows a lady paleontologist, Dr. Vander Plastercaster and the stubborn Detective Joe Kafootsie, from the halls of a science museum to the Gobi Desert, to the Western plains when they were really Wild They investigate the
mysterious appearances of supposedly extinct dinosaurs such as:

  • Mama Maiasaura, a good mother lizard in an apron
  • Dolly Dimetrodon, "I am zee Permian queen!"
  • Big Bad Baby Rex, "My favorite food is meat, meat, meat."
  • Lumpy and Tumbleweed, a pair of cowpoke Pachycephalosaurs
  • Boris Ankylosaurus, "My mama she always called me Bobo."
  • Tootsie, a tap-dancing Triceratops

in a musical feast including rock, Cajun, bluegrass, Dixieland, Russian Cossack chorus, Italian folk waltz and the old soft shoe.

"An outstanding recording. Having seen it performed, and shared the joy of hundreds of children and adults in the clever words and catchy tunes, I'm confident that this will be a great success."
Don Lessem, founder of The Dinosaur Society and Technical Advisor to the movie Jurassic Park




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Dreamosaurus
On Rounder Kids Records

"Smart, tuneful and wildly imaginative," that's how the Washington Post describes Dreamosaurus. It's the story of a little boy named Nelson who loves to dream about dinosaurs...that's why his mom calls him a dreamosaurus. Lately, Nelson's dreams have been getting a little scary. But he learns how to deal with his nightmares thanks to lovable and musical baby dinosaurs like

  • Tiny Tina, the tango-dancing titanosaur
  • Doris the ditty baby stegosaurus ("I'm just
    followin' mom.")
  • A feisty triceratops named Sam (Chaarrrrrrge....crash, boom! bam! I like who I am!")
  • The "ravenous" beauty, Roxie Regina (Regina means queen and you can call me ma 'am. A lady T.rex is what I am.)
  • Shy Kyle the Ankylosaurus and many more.

Dreamosaurus was written, performed and produced by a star-studded group of entertainers...
 
Michele Valeri: singer, songwriter for DinoRock Productions, and a three-time Parents Choice Award winner
 
Michael Stein: multitalented musician, songwriter who starred as Peter in the original cast of Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Ingrid Crepeau: master puppeteer for DinoRock Productions and a two-time Emmy Award Winner
 
Keter Betts: longtime bass player for Ella Fitzgerald

Barry Gordemer: Director of NPR's Morning Edition and puppeteer on Discovery Channel's Animal Planet News
 
Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: the producers of Dreamosaurus, are no strangers to Grammy nominations. They've been nominated twice before for their own recordings; Blanket Full of Wishes and Changing Channels.

 

   
 
 

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