Featuring the Voice of Tim Curry
Based on the beloved, award-winning classic from William Steig (author of SHREK), this delightful film relates the story of Abel, an elegant and romantic mouse who gets swept away in a flood and stranded for over a year on a desert island. Abel's determination and resourcefulness enable him to escape from the island and return to his beloved wife.
NOMINATED for an Emmy Award
WINNER - Outstanding Program, Action for Children's Television
WINNER - Cine Golden Eagle
WINNER - Best Animated Film, Houston Film Festival
THE STORY OF THE DANCING FROG
Narrated by Amanda Plummer
A mother tells her young daughter a curious story from their family history: Great-Aunt Gertrude, soon after being widowed, is prevented from drowning herself by the sight of a frog dancing on a lily pad. Gertrude and the frog (a talented amphibian she names George) achieve fame and success as they travel the world, before eventually retiring to the south of France, never to be seen or heard from again.
WINNER - CableACE Award for Best Animated Program
WINNER - Parent's Choice Award, Gold Medal
WINNER - Red Ribbon, American Film Festival
Delightful! A simple yet sophisticated adventure that will captivate children of all ages. --Child Magazine
A+! Inspiring and touching!! --Entertainment Weekly
A delight! The animation is lovely! --Children's Video Report