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Saturday, March 21, 2009

DVD Review & Giveaway: Barney

Released in January, the new Barney DVD Barney: One Upon A Dino Tale enters the enchanted world of fairy tales. Barney is a great story-teller and has a fantastic imagination. Some of Barney's friends come to play and they help him reenact some classic stories.

Some of the stories we see are The Fisherman and His Wife, Alice in Wonderland, The Lion and the Mouse. Baby Bop, BJ, and Riff get to act out Cinderella...this time with evil step-brothers. At the infamous ball, Barney comes along to teach them all the "Dino Dance".

They tell a story that we'd never heard before: The Emperor's Contest. I enjoyed hearing this Chinese fairy tale about finding the most honest person for the new Emperor.
And at the end they make up their own fairy tale. Baby Bop wants to be the princess. What little girl doesn't? So they tell a new story.

Zachariah loves Barney. And he really enjoys listening to tales. So this DVD was right up his alley.

*Buy It: You can get your own copy of Barney: Once Upon a Dino Tale in stores or online now. Amazon has it on sale right now for HALF-PRICE!

*Win it: I have 2 copies of Barney: Once Upon a Dino Tale to give away here. Who would like to win this for their kids?

To enter, tell me who in your house is/was a Barney fan. Zachariah is definitely our Barney fan. Matt & I neither one liked him. I know my sisters watched him for a while when they were young, but I was a little old for him by then.

Make sure that you include your e-mail address in the comments (if it's not linked to your log in, or I don't already have it). I will post winners here, and I will send you an e-mail too.

**To earn a second entry, post about this contest on your blog OR post about it on twitter. Then come back here and leave another comment telling me you did that.

The contest starts now and will end at 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 23rd.

Good luck! Please come back for more contests coming soon!


Cherish said...

My little brother liked Barney, but the rest of us were a little too old by the time he came around. Now my little Michael is the one thats into him.

Karin said...

I kinda get a kick outa him!

Emily said...

At first I refused to let Katy watch him because he was so cheesy - but she caught a glimpse at her cousins' house and loves him now. I don't mind so much anymore either...