17 beautifully adapted stories in a 3-pack collectible set that encourage a love for reading for the pre- or early reader. Stories include Chrysanthemum, Owen, A Weekend with Wendell, Make Way for Ducklings, Cat and Canary, Is Your Mama a Llama and Noisy Nora. Celebrity narrators include Meryl Streep, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mary Beth Hurt and others. Includes Spanish versions of Owen and The Caterpillar and the Polliwog and Read Along Function.
- Author interviews, Spanish language versions and Read Along
About the Actor
Meryl Streep (born Mary Louise Streep; June 22, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in theater, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented actresses of all time. Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville (1971), before her screen debut in the television movie The Deadliest Season (1977). In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia (1977). Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter(1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), the former giving Streep her first Academy Award nomination and the latter her first win. She later won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in Sophie's Choice (1982) and The Iron Lady (2011). Streep has received 17 Academy Award nominations, winning three, and 27 Golden Globe nominations, winning eight, more nominations than any other actor in the history of either award. Her work has also earned her two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Cannes Film Festivalaward, five New York Film Critics Circle Awards, two BAFTA awards, two Australian Film Institute Award, five Grammy Award nominations, and a Tony Award nomination, amongst others. She was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2004 and the Kennedy Center Honor in 2011 for her contribution to American culture through performing arts, the youngest actor in each award's history. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2010 National Medal of Arts.
Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, model, singer and producer. She is best known for her leading role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998 2004), for which she won four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Emmy Awards. She played the same role in the 2008 feature film based on the show,Sex and the City: The Movie, and in its sequel, Sex and the City 2, which opened on May 26, 2010. Parker has also appeared in many other films.
Mary Beth Hurt (born September 26, 1946) is an American actress of stage and screen. She is a three-time Tony Award nominee actress.