As a member of the TOS Crew, I was sent a book called Nanuq, A baby Polar Bear’s Story. The book is published by Smart Kids Publishing, inc. found here. The Nanuq book is part of a series of books called My Animal Family which allows the reader to learn about the animals and watch them in their native habitats. The My Animal Family Series is a storybook/DVD package with an interactive website, designed for children. Each package includes a hardcover book, a DVD featuring footage of the baby animal with an original song, and a secret code card that allows kids and parents access to the My Animal Family website www.mfakidsclub.com
The book can be purchased on the website now for $10.39.
We have really enjoyed this book and DVD. I have put this is my 6yr olds workbox one day and then the next my 8yr old and then I just rotated days until we worked through the whole DVD. We learned so much about polar bears, it was so exciting when we made a family trip to the zoo and saw real polar bears that my children remembered the facts they learned about them. The DVD starts with the story narrated by the Nanug the baby polar bear(which is a child’s voice) and then there are extra features about fact about polar bears and beautiful pictures. The book is beautiful and well illustrated. My children really enjoyed this and I would love to get some other ones in the series from the picture above.
The My Animal Family Program also includes an interactive game web site. Children will explore the online animal habitat of the baby animal character featured in the book they are reading. The habitat is full of games, and activities. The book contains a secret code to access the web site. There are also some great coloring sheets on this site.
As a member of the Homeschool Crew, I was given this product to review. I was not paid for this post. All opinions expressed in this post are mine.